I am a high school student that is planning a project to create a booklet of basic signs in a variety of different sign languages around the world for emergencies used by healthcare professionals. I was wondering if anyone could help me with some BSL grammar. I just have 5 questions that needs to be translated, but still haven't quite grasped the concept of sentence structuring in BSL.
1. "Where does it hurt?" into HURT WHERE?
2. "What is your name?" into NAME YOU WHAT?
3. "Do you know sign language?" or "Do you sign?" into SIGN YOU?
4. "Do you consent?" into CONSENT YOU?
5. "Do you have any family we can call?" into FAMILY HAVE CALL?
Are any of these correct? I'd appreciate any form of help I can get! Thank you in advance for helping me in the process of creating this booklet for local hospitals to communicate with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.
(Also, if anyone knows other sign languages: Chinese, French, Russian, or Spanish, and can help with some grammar or words, please contact me: [email protected]!
Hi, I have just completed my Level 1 and intend continuing with Level 2, hopefully starting in September. I am a music teacher in an ASL school and next session will be teaching An Introduction to BSL course which has been introduced onto the curriculum for S6. I'm really looking forward to this new challenge and sharing BSL.
So my husband signed me up to a course on Oplex British Sign Language Course, which from what i can read is a level 3.
But im finding alot of it doesn't make sense, it shows you signing in BSL then it shows ASL, but in the same topic,
example: 1-10 first page BSL second ASL?
Iv tried to do as much research on if he has signed me up to some dodgy site but cant find much info.
i just dont want to waste my time, im really enjoying it but im forever checking youtube and more to check what they showing is correct.
And when you sign up says you have tutors, well you dont really you just send an email and there is no forums or anything.
Any help would be really appreciated.
We've recently started running specialist BSL tours at Tower Bridge and I've been tasked with spreading the word! They're held once a month on a Saturday and more information can be found on our website, http://www.towerbridge.org.uk/tours/
Please spread the word to anyone who might be interested!
Hi. Starting level 1 course in Sept but have deaf friends and friends who sign so have learnt a bit along the way.
I would really like to know if there is a book, website or resource out there anywhere that explains the origins of each sign?
My name is Darryl and I work and live in Bangor, Northern Ireland. Although i had a deaf friend during my teenager years, he was a fantastic lip reader, so we rarely had to sign and the signs he did show me, were generally curse signs. Forward to the present day and nearly twenty old years later and i have always wanted to learn BSL and now have the means and financial ability to do so.
My background is Mental health and Learning disability services but two years ago, i 'retired' and went into self employment as a Hypnotherapist / Counsellor as well as a Hypnobirthing practitioner . I also teach hypnotherapy in a local university for a national teaching organisation.
So by learning BSL, as well as personal achievement, it may also help me in my working life as I have supported couples during pregnancy that have hearing difficulties.
Thanks for reading.