Beginner in Uruguayan Sign Language
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Sat Mar 24 03:04:40 UTC 2012
> Hello Eduardo and welcome to our SignWriting family all over the world.
> Well to learn to read and write the ABC of the Sign Language in Uruguay
> should not be a difficult task - smile
So I hope :)
> What we need to support you in doing so is a reference Video - that shows
> the performance of these hand shapes. Do you know of a internet - video that
> shows the ABC in your Sign Language?
Yes, I found one. It misses some movements and a couple of
letters, but it's a good starting point. I will try to write those
> Do we already have a SignPuddle Dictionary for Uruguay.
> Perhaps you can ask Valerie .... smile!
She's already taken care of that! Thanks a lot Val!
> It will take some time to become a good scribe but it is so easy to learn to
> read SignWriting. There are already some very good tutorials, teaching
Just to figure out that I probably need to draw the thumb for the "A"
took me a while ... (if that is the way to show how the hand is
actually positioned). I'm trying to follow those tutorials. I really
hope to start writing something soon.
> The best way is to start with well known signs (numbers, letter, country
> signs, signs that explain themselves - to swim, to smoke, to sleep, house, )
Yes, that's the plan. Together with the stuff we're learning at
class, like colors.
> All the best and a wonderful start with this amazing invention of Valerie
Thanks a lot for all the advice and encouraging words!
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