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  1. Hello. I haven't been on here in awhile. I am eager to practice. I will be online the usual time 6pm BST
  2. I am around this morning for BSL practice
  3. Voiced over. Throughout this video, I sign the ASL signs for right handed and left handed. Oops.
  4. I am a left handed signer. Always have been. Some people are lefties and you'll find them. tip, just mirror whatever a right handed signe is doing whilst learning. You'll get the hang of it. Promise!
  5. I am on my iPad today and cannot use the VSL forums. I would much appreciate if anyone can Skype me. Cheers!
  6. I will be there tomorrow 6pm BST May 21st
  7. I usually am online on Sundays except yesterday as it was Mother's Day here in America I will definitely be online this Sunday!
  8. Of course you can have MANY favorite signs and can have more favorite signs along the way as you continue learning if you can, post a video of your sign yourself or link a video from an online dictionary/YouTube so we can learn your favorite sign! My favorite among several thus far is Library,
  9. As far as signing goes, I got a handle on signing with one hand (I have had lots of practice one handed signing in ASL). As for the BSL alphabet, what is the norm when we can't use one of our hands? In the video here, I tried spelling my name. I think it kind of makes sense? *if the video cant be view, here is my description. I am wearing a brace on one of my arms which prevents me from bending it far enough to use so I used the other hand for each letter along with wiggling my finger for the respective vowel.
  10. Oh thank you! Makes perfect sense in context.
  11. I wish to take BSL classes. I live in America and obviously, ASL is the popular option around here 😝 -I am fluent in ASL. I am glad to have found this forum as we can video chat! I definitely want to check out online classes though I may not be able to commit till this Fall.
  12. I would be happy to practice via Skype. We do have BSL chat here at Sunday 6pm but that isn't always a good time for me.
  13. Speaking from my own experience in American deaf culture here. I do not mean to come across disrespectful nor do I have preconceived ideas of how British deaf culture is. Someone, educate me. I live in America and from generally, everyone wants ASL to be taught in elementary school through high school. Unfortunately though, the catch 22 is 1) Native deaf signers are less likely to be hired to teach ASL in elementary-high school due to misconceptions of deaf people's abilities and 2) by what I gather of the opinions of the deaf community, hearing teachers don't often have the training necessary to teach ASL. (that said some hearing, non native ASL teachers are accepted by the deaf community) Bottom line: Should ASL be taught in mainstream schools? YES! How do we go about it that is fair? ??? I am curious about British deaf culture. How does the deaf community as a whole feel about BSL being taught in schools by the deaf, hard of hearing, hearing, whomever? Is BSL more widely available in university than in [primary and secondary school(?)]?
  14. This recording may not work. Simon and admins are working on the video technology. Ergo, transcript: Hello Jessica! Welcome! My name is Kaleigh [name sign]. I would be happy, actually I am eager to practice. It would be great to practice with you. Bye. ---EDIT BY ADMIN: We are almost there with these video gremlins! - Sorry this one didn't work completely - I have made a few tweaks and it should work better next time!
  15. I am here to learn BSL too I am from America and an interpreter of ASL and English. I just want to learn all the signs Welcome here. Since I have been here for about a week, I have noticed the video quality has risen. There is a red icon in your reply that you can use to post a video to your webcam. Much easier than uploading via YouTube. Hope to see you around!