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  1. Welcome

    1. Introduce Yourself

      Introduce yourself to the community by telling us a little bit about yourself and your interest in British Sign Language.

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    2. Using this website

      Tips and advice for using this website.

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  2. Learning British Sign Language

    1. Why are you learning BSL?

      Why did you decide to learn British Sign Language?  Share your BSL story with the community.

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    2. What is the BSL sign for:

      Ask the community how to sign a certain word or to translate a sign that you do not know the meaning for.

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    3. Songs, Stories, Poems, & Nursery Rhymes

      Share Songs, Stories, Poems, & Nursery Rhymes in British Sign Language.

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    4. BSL Practice Zone

      Practice your BSL skills here with a short description or story and let other people give you feedback.

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    5. Courses & Evening Classes

      Share tips, information, and stories about your experiences of learning BSL.

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    6. BSL in Schools

      Discuss your thoughts and ideas for learning British Sign Language in schools.

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  3. General Discussion

    1. Job Vacancies

      Are you looking for, or are you offering, any BSL or related job vacancies?

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    2. Baby Sign Language, Signalong, Makaton

      Baby Sign Language, Signalong, and Makaton are communication systems that incorporate signs but are not the same as British Sign Language.  Signalong and Makaton are systems often used by people with communication difficulties. Use this topic to discuss these.

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    3. Current Events & News

      General discussion on current affairs issues and news.

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    4. Other

      For discussions that don't fit anywhere else.

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  • Latest Posts

    • Hello all,  I'm learning British Sign Language during this COVID-19 lockdown period. I started when I was still furloughed, for something new to learn and during this course I have unfortunatley been made redundant, but looking forward to finishing the course with a new skill & understanding of wonderful form of communication, hopefully helping me with any future endeavours. 
    • Hi Meagan, my wife is starting a degree in NHS mental health nursing and she is learning BSL for the same reasons as you. 😃
    • Hi All, I just wanted to introduce myself, I am Mark and have recently started learning BSL with my wife and daughter.
    • Hi Everyone, my name is Meagan. I am learning BSL because I would like a career in healthcare and I thought that it would be useful to be able to communicate in as many forms as I can learn. Being able to communicate with a patient who uses BSL directly could make them feel more comfortable in my care and make the whole process a lot easier.  
    • @VanessaH @Shellie @Faith Odi @Jeetus Maximus Sohpal @Mariam Hey Everyone! Thank you all for your patience.  This weeks meeting has been rescheduled to Sunday 2pm. As things begin to normalise work starting up again, I will need to set future meetings in accordance to such changes. But please do contact any other people within this thread for one to one sessions on days outside the BSL meetings. See you Sunday! Usaid Tariq is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: SUNDAY
    • Yasmin, and I'm a Singaporean studying in London.  I've always had an interest in sign language and was teaching myself ASL previously. But when I met my partner in the UK, I decided to pick up BSL instead in order to equip myself with more varied methods of communicating with him, since he is Deaf himself. He doesn't use BSL often, preferring to lip read, but I still find it tricky to communicate with him when he doesn't have his coclear implant in, especially in the mornings when we've ju
    • Hello Everyone!  My name is Suzzette, I'm a filmmaker from Puerto Rico currently living in London and I'm learning BSL to show some support to my girlfriend who is a Welsh member of the Deaf Community.
    • Hello, I have just qualified as a teacher so learning BSL while in lockdown
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