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scorpiogrrlMonday 24th of January 2005 09:40:34 AM
Sign Language - im a blackjack dealer, and everyone knows the lingo to hit or stay...but i'd like to learn more about it....will anyone consider teaching Sign Language to me...?? thanks :)
HanaMonday 24th of January 2005 05:44:02 PM
Sign language - I just wanted to add that I'm also interested in learning this language.. But I don't know how to manage it via Phrasebase
tmoonMonday 24th of January 2005 07:36:57 PM
- Well, if anyone speaks it then they can teach people by webcam.

I've done courses in British Sign Language (BSL) but I can't remember much of it now, so I can't really teach you any. Sign language often varies greatly from country to country as well, so I'd only be of use if I was teaching British people...
royaletulipWednesday 18th of May 2005 01:48:12 PM
- hey i am interested in learnin sign language as well i never knew there are other ppl who interested in it just like me... well if anyone has some infos abt it pls post it ok.. thx a lot.. :)
UlvenWednesday 25th of May 2005 08:42:47 PM
- Humourously for me, I was about to make a post querying a sign-language discuss. As has been said, the format would need to differ. Only people able to put pictures in their posts would be able to do much of the teaching. And as was said, the most benefit would be gained via web-cam.
Persoanlly I'd like to know how mutually intelligible international sign-languages are/aren't. Just how different they are, I have really any knowledge. I wonder why an single international language wouldn't be developed. Though, maybe deaf people would enjoy learning the different langauges as we hearers do. But, I'd guess they have a need of convenience. Communication would be hard enough as it is within their own country, let alone learning from scratch when they travel.
If there was a global language of the hands, I may be interested in learning some basics.
jvz8aWednesday 25th of May 2005 11:58:04 PM
- As Ulven says, I also would be interested in a global language of the hands. Does it exist?
I found these two reportrs:
[url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/3662928.stm]Children create new sign language[/url]
[url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/bristol/content/articles/2005/02/03/_feature.shtml]Discovering sign language dialects[/url]

And, finally, a site that explains BSL:
[url]http://www.british-sign.co.uk/[/url]