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My name is Miriam - no surprises there & I learnt basic BSL many years ago, but never had anyone to converse with since.

I am EXTREMELY rusty with it now.  But every now & again, I surprise myself when little bits poke out through the cobwebs of my brain, when I am in social situations.,

For the last 4½ years I have volunteered at a local open-air museum & find that I am coming into contact with sign-world more & more. So, as I was raised with 'ignorance is no excuse' ♥, I decided to give my butt a severe kick & 're-learn' myself.

I originally learned basic BSL because I had already learned basic Spanish & basic German, so why not a third language :)

So here I am &, if it's okay with you, I would like to just meander around the forum for a few days, just to find my way around & familiarise myself with sign again?

 

ps - I can't find a sign which portrays the word 'basic' - as in 'basic sign language'

I also can't get the finger-spell challenge to work - it accepts my name entry, but won't allow 'GO' to be selected.

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There are   alot of Free  BSL  video dictionaries  online.. they are amazing.. You're  sure  to find  anything   you want.. and if  you dont   find what you need    then just  fingerspell ... 

Im delighted to support  anyone  on line  vis  my facebook pages.. YOu will also find  support and links  on my website....  Good luck  .. . maureen 

www.practicemakesperfect.org.uk 

im not sure if the  uploaded file  works.iits the first time ive done it.

Please let me know if it has  worked.. Im happy to  share  information, llinks  to  good resources  etc. 

 

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