Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Lottie

Hi from Lottie in Somerset

2 posts in this topic

Hi. I learnt BSL (stage 2) over 20 years ago but have not had any need to use it for at least 15 years, so unfortunately have forgotten quite a bit. My interest was rekindled when my niece mentioned the TV program “switched at birth”, though ASL seems is quite different to BSL. I would love to go back to a deaf club (if I can find one in my area) but think I need to brush up on my signs first. Hope to talk to some of you soon x

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Nice to meet you!  I have just started level 2. No previous experience and a bit far away from you to go to club but try to go on here quite regularly! 

Have a good day! Bec ?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Posts

    • Hi, I'm Catherine, not sure what to do here as each time I clicked something it froze? Anyway, I'm 61 yrs young, I'm from the Wirral, Cheshire, UK. Long story short... At 16yrs of age I decided everyone should know sign language. I knew nothing about it apart from my brother had joined the specials police and was given the alphabet to learn. Of course, he never, but I did. And that was it, the start of my journey. I've signed every since. Taught myself from books, reality hard work! And later became an Interpreter for the deaf. Absolutely  loved my job but due to health problems I had to give up work. Devastated me as I loved it. But I've never stopped signing. Taught many people over the years and still do as and when I'm able. Then... I became deaf, 😮 I wear 2 hearing aids but they've told me what I have will eventually go totally deaf. It goes completely on me but comes back to the level I have, he said one day it will go and it won't come back. It was a struggle initially getting used to the deafness, but I'm not bothered, I was well prepared wasn't I! God has been very good to me. I use BSL and SSE, I'm probably way behind worth the BSL touch, but I'm never too old to listen and improve! I hope!  So I have communication and since I've taught all my friends to sign...it means I've plenty of people I can chat to! 😉 Sorry, that's a long post! 😱 
    • Hi can anyone help?  Are there any BSL interpreters that could come to NW1 for 12.30 until 2pm today please?  NHS booking
    • hi all. this is my first time on this web site. i have been profoundly deaf for four months. i want to learn BSL so that i can teach my wife, so that i can understand what she is saying to me, so she can tell me what other people are saying to me  
    • Yes 100% what’s your skype name I’ll add you?
    • Hey, I'm 20 from England too currently learning BSL Level 1 and need someone to practice with, if you're still up for it?
    • Hi! I'm Laura-Jane, i'm 19 and am in my second year at University studying British Sign Language and Interpreting. I found this forum whilst looking for extra fingerspelling practice but I'm also looking forward to getting to know other people who also have an interest in BSL!  X
    • Hello everyone, my name is Cynthia  I'm interested in learning sign language because because I think it is a very beautiful language to learn.
    • Hi this year my daughter started to go deaf due to an auto immune condition called Cogans. In the future she may get progressively worse and lose her hearing so I want to learn BSL in case that happens.
  • Fingerspelling Scoreboard

    (top 10 - last 24hrs)

  • Fingerspelling Animation Maker

  • Random BSL Videos