I feel a little disheartened today. I've always wanted to learn BSL and just started this week finally. I'm really struggling at the first hurdle. I had memorised the whole alphabet pretty seamlessly within an hour, and I just confuse the vowels which I've heard is pretty normal. After a few days of practising the alphabet I had moved on to a test portion of my course which spells out names you have to try to understand. I have an issue processing numbers, I cant remember them or relate them together well at all. And I also have an issue visualising the spelling of words in my head. I ca
That is a great reason for learning to sign I think, I worked in retail for years and always meant to learn for the same reason but was so busy already learning other languages. I remember getting my phone to communicate with a Spanish lady as my Spanish was non-existent at the time, and I wouldve done the same to communciate with a deaf person. But if I could, I'd learn every language so that I could communicate with everyone. This is such a large community of people to just not be able to talk to.