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Hello! My name is Cecylia and I'm a doctor, trying to learn BSL in my spare time. I've learned the basics of ASL but since moving to the UK, I've had to start from scratch - but well worth the effort. I hope to be able to communicate with my patients without the use of an interpreter in the near future! 

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Hello I’m starting from a low level I have the alphabet down as off the moment and over the course of this month would like to learn family and greetings section of my course. If you would be interested in learning at a set time gradually over a few weeks let me know with a reply and availability. My hours are late to early morning on work days and depending how early I’m notified any hours on my days off. I can only project my weeks availability one week at a time from Sunday onwards due to work and my shifts are random. I could use a real life person to practise what I learn back and forth with. Best of luck ,

regards Tony 

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