Sign writing advice PLEASE!
S.Naqvi at GOLD.AC.UK
Sun Oct 23 23:24:47 UTC 2005
thanks for your advice, I will have some video recordings by tomorrow night and
I will send them out onto the SWL.
Strange as it is, sometimes you plan something for months but it still gets
hectic last minute!?! :-| anyhow I will have a go at this, and discuss my
adventures with all sounds like it should be ok.
thank you and Ill write tomorrow with more info.
Quoting Valerie Sutton <sutton at signwriting.org>:
> SignWriting List
> October 23, 2005
> Saduf Naqvi in the UK wrote:
> > Also with regards to what I need to change over to notation, these
> > sentences are
> > below, I would really appreciate some advice on this (as you can
> > tell they are
> > BSL english):
> > 1. train go london ten minutes late
> > 2. presentation will start half hour late room where number twenty
> > 3. train go london number two
> > 4. technology Dept where third floor
> > take care
> > A stressed out Saduf
> Hello Saduf and everyone!
> Thanks for your message, Saduf. I see above that you feel
> stressed...that is a shame...but I guess that is a large project you
> have undertaken...
> There are two ways to write the BSL sentences above in SignWriting...
> 1. Find a Deaf person and ask them to sign those sentences for you on
> video and then you trascribe the sentences into SignWriting...
> 2. Or ask someone who knows BSL in the UK to write the sentences for
> you in SignWriting...
> The problem is that I personally do not know BSL, and our List
> members are from 40 countries so not all of them know BSL either...if
> you have a video of some of the sentences, we can try to write the
> signs for you one at a time...in mpeg format...on the List, we can
> only accept one question about writing one sign at a time on the
> SignWriting list because large attachments are not possible...
> Regarding teaching Deaf people who do not know SignWriting yet, it is
> like your reaction...some will get the general idea behind it
> quickly, but lessons are nice too...Learning to read any language,
> including English, takes time...
> Here are some lessons online:
> download these three documents on this web page and print them out,
> and then offer the documents to your readers...that will help:
> Val ;-)
Miss Saduf Naqvi,
S.Naqvi at gold.ac.uk
Goldsmiths College - University of London,
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