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Tag Archives: BSL
I love this signed story of The Hungry Caterpillar. It’s so expressive, even people with very limited sign language would probably understand it. ▶ BSL – The Very Hungry Caterpillar – YouTube.
This week is Learn to Sign Week. I spent 3 years learning BSL in Adult Education classes, and I’m lucky to work in an environment where I use it regularly, so my sign language is competent (although I need to … Continue reading
I came across this post recently at limpingchicken about what it’s like to be a deaf learner. It’s a great insight into how difficult and tiring it is.
Today is the last day of Deaf Awareness Week 2013, so it’s time to look at how you can be more Deaf aware. First of all, to gain the attention of a deaf person, tap them lightly on the shoulder … Continue reading
Throughout Foundation Stage (Nursery and Reception aged children are mixed together) children are exposed to both English and BSL. Some of the teachers have English as their first language, and some have BSL as their first language, so the children … Continue reading
From the time I spent observing and teaching in a school for the Deaf, I found that maths lessons were the ones most like lessons in a mainstream school. The main difference is the fact that because class sizes are … Continue reading