Hi my fellow BSL community,
Wanted to come on and say hi. I'm a teacher who is passionate about learning and communicating. I've always wanted to learn sign language and finally got the courage to do so. So excited to be on this journey!
hii, I'm Beth,
i'm learning sign language because it's always interested me and I thought id take this spare time to my advantage and learn as much as can, I also want to be a paramedic and I think this will advantage me when applying for jobs and university :)
I have wanted to learn sign language for as long as I can remember. Having a child with Autism, I am no stranger to the SEN Community, however, I am also a teacher in the making! I think having sign language skills will enable me to communicate with a whole new community who I would love the ability to communicate with. I have recently finished a PGDip in Inclusion and supporting learners, this is just another level of being able to be inclusive and supportive. I find this language fascinating a
Hi I am Kel and I am a student teacher. With the lockdown I am here at home and in between my coursework I had the opportunity to study BSL. I have wanted to learn sign language for years and so when the opportunity arose, I jumped at it. I am working through the units and my 12 yo is joining in with me too. What an amazing language to learn, I am loving it so far!
Hi! My name is Usayd. I am learning BSL and have just finished lesson 3 and plan to keep going. I'm learning because my best friend uses BSL with his family and have a few customers at my cafe that are Deaf, and thought it would very valuable to learn. Do send a message. I am on here every day usually between 3 and 6. Would love to excel my learning with other beginners or anyone for that matter to become much more better.
I have just started lesson 1! I am mixed handed so I write with my left hand, or do makeup.. but I do many other things with my right hand or my right foot! I noticed when practising the alphabet in sign language I'm using my left hand for most of the letters but sometimes I naturally use the right handed way. Is this a big problem at all??
I've always wanted to learn another language - I was brought up speaking Welsh and so much of its culture is about a strong sense of community and pride. Languages for me have never only felt like an opportunity to learn a skill or something to add to a CV. I believe it's an insight into a communities culture, identity, tradition and a way of expressing love, sadness, joy in a way that is personable. I've been learning sign for a few months now and I love how poetic, expressive and visual the la