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Hello everybody,

I'm new to the form and new to BSL.  I've only had 3 short sessions so far.  I'm learning through my work, I'm a health care professional.  I'm looking forward to learning more.  I'm struggling remembering signs at the moment, and getting my vowels muddled up, but I found the game on here and have been giving that a go - I'm also signing car registrations that I pass and pass me when I'm out walking.

It's nice to have joined your community.

Angie

 

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Hello! 

I am also from West Yorkshire and new to sign language :) I'm 18 and my mum was learning a few years ago for her work at a charity that helps people with learning difficulties (she encountered many deaf and non-verbal people so took a course) and I would ask her to teach me some new signs when she got home.

I like your idea for signing car registrations, I might try that :)

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