French translation of SW Lessons part 1-14

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Sat Aug 9 16:11:36 UTC 2003

SignWriting List
August 9, 2003

Dear SW List and Anne-Claude!
I am posting this message to the List, since it may be useful 
information for others too...Anne-Claude started to translate our 
Lessons in SignWriting Textbook into French! Thank you, Anne-Claude! 
See Anne-Claude's message below...

Anne-Claude - I received your translation from English to French, of 
the first chapter, and I opened the text document in MicroSoft Word 
with no trouble...Thank you! For now we could offer a French 
translation with the diagrams remaining in ASL, and then later perhaps 
we could update it, with Swiss-French signs in the diagrams...

You are correct that the Lessons web pages are VERY slow to access on 
the web, especially on older computers because of the heavy graphics:

Lessons Pages on Web

I am solving this problem with a new Lessons Database which will be 
faster, but it is not ready yet...


There is a faster alternative RIGHT NOW....You can download PDF files 
on the web:

Download Several textbooks on SignWriting

The Lessons in SignWriting textbook is one of several textbooks in that 
zipped file, which you can then open and print in Acrobat Reader on 
your computer...that should be faster for you...

Val ;-)


On Friday, August 8, 2003, at 03:51 PM, Marc Girod / Anne-Claude Prélaz 

> Dear Valerie
> I started translating the lessons...  but it takes such a long time to
> my computer to access each pages... it's just amazing... plus it takes
> an eternity to print (As I  rather have it printed in english and then
> write down the translation in another document in Word...)
> I send you the first 14 pages... and you'll tell me if it's Ok that way
> or if I have to do some changes before I continue...!
> Hope top hear from you soon
> Take care
> Anny
> <Translation of Lessons in SignW>

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