I'm back after a long break as I lost someone and had to gather myself. I'm looking to practice ideally with a level 2 or above signer.
I'm half way through my level 3.
Sorry if you replied to my last post or messages me and never heard from me but I hope that now it's been explained why I didn't come back, that anyone sees it wasn't personal.
Hi I'm Mark from Cardiff, thank you for inviting me onto this forum.
We have organise an event Celtic Americana Celebration of Voices being held at St Andrews Church, Cardiff on Thursday 12th March 2020.
This is a live music event featuring Grammy award-winning Nashville singer songwriter Mike Farris with support from Hegsy and The Elements, Cathays Methodist Community Choir plus other guests to be confirmed!
Admission also includes specially designed dishes of Southern American and Welsh food favourites.
The show is fully BSL interpreted and we believe it is the UK's first fully-signed Americana music event, welcoming all audiences interested in Americana, Celtic and gospel music.
Here is a link to an advert advertising the event. https://drive.google.com/file/d/174ZzIndu1U0bpLwUC5CE-WCA2igcPTBh/view?usp=sharing
We would love to see you at this event.
Tickets are available from : shop.matthewsnetmedia.co.uk
I'm a female in my 60s no longer earning a living. I decided a while ago that my mind needed some stimulation and I considered that learning sign language might be just the thing. PLUS, I thought, it could potentially be something that I could use in my local community to help others - if I can get reasonably efficient at it of course! I've started working my way through the on-line BSL course and finding it enjoyable. But it's early days and I realise how long it's going to take...
I have written a script in which one of the characters is deaf and communicates via sign language. However myself nor my team are able to speak sign language and wish to do the character the utmost justice and uphold a high standard of sign language the deaf community would be pleased with if they saw it in a film.
This is why I am asking if anyone would be available to advise or to record a video of their hand movements which actors can use as a point of reference.
Hi my name is Stacy, I'm very new to BSL. I'm hoping to meet people I can practice signing with.
I work as a volunteer costumed guide at Sherwood Forest Visitors Centre in Nottingham and although able to hear myself, I noticed that a fair amount of our guests have different needs including those that are hard of hearing and deaf. I'd love to be able to communicate to all of our visitors so decided that this was a good place to start!
I am struggling a little with the way questions are put into a different order etc but hoping that with practice this will begin to flow better. In the process of learning BSL my youngest daughter has taken to finger spelling everything so we have little conversations with ourselves which in turn, helps me practice!
Anyway hoping to connect with people who might be willing to let a newbie practice signing and help build confidence along the way.
learning through the course like you and through a school club. So far its really convineant to talk across a silent study hall or class room and knowing sign language makes up for the fact that i failed german. I haven't been learning for long so my experience is quite limited but i'll update this if anything interesting happens