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Hi everyone, 

 

My name is Amy and I am a college lecturer - I am looking to challenge myself and I feel this is an invaluable skill. I'm about to pay for the Level 1 course and start my journey... but before i do does anyone have any tips? 

- How long do you spend on your practice a day? 

- How do you try to remember things you have learnt? 

- what is the best way to practice? 

 

Thanks in advance! 

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Hi Amy

Welcome!  I am doing Level 1 at college at the moment so am new to BSL and am finding it very interesting.

In answer to your questions:

How long do you spend on your practice a day? 

2 to 4 hours a week on top of college

- How do you try to remember things you have learnt? 

When I get home I write down what I have learn in my language, for example:

NAME ME:

2 finger salute and then point to chest

HOW ARE YOU?

2 hand boob rub into flying thumbs up towards person

- what is the best way to practice? 

With family, in a mirror, on here... you will find your best method.  I think I'm still looking for mine!

Good luck

Monty

 

 

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Hi amy 

I have sat my 102 exam the best thing i would say is try to meet up with groups or on here i have met some lovely people that got me through my last exam. I am always on chat rooms if you would like some help email me and we set a time 

 

regards

 

ve 

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