[sw-l] Welcome Tomas!
Shane Gilchrist Ó hEorpa
shane.gilchrist.oheorpa at FRANCISMAGINN.ORG
Tue Jun 21 23:29:59 UTC 2005
It is hoped we will do the workshop every year for European Sign-Writers -
it will depend on the willingness of everyone at the Brussels Seminar - but
it would be good!
Maybe the next seminar/workshop would be in Prague next year?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu [mailto:owner-sw-
> l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu] On Behalf Of Tomas Klapka
> Sent: 18 June 2005 20:40
> To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
> Subject: Re: [sw-l] Welcome Tomas!
> Hylô Shane ;)
> thanks for the welcome.
> I know about the workshop in Brussels, but I cannot come, because of my
> because of the money and because I don't know what I can contribute with
> I am pretty new to SW and I have to learn it first and then I can
> participate ;)
> Well, I am accepted to the Deaf studies here in Prague and I am going to
> on my studies and SW.
> I hope there will be often such a symposium (every year?) in Europe.
> On Fri, 17 Jun 2005 19:13:20 +0100, Shane Gilchrist Ó hEorpa wrote
> > Tomas,
> > Welcome to this list :D - and I am glad to see another European
> > joining this list - more Europeans there are, even better it will
> > be! :D
> > Have you seen the details about the workshop on SignWriting in
> > Brussels - its next month?
> > Shane
> > ________________________________________
> > From: owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
> > [mailto:owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu] On Behalf Of Tomáš
> > Klapka Sent: 03 June 2005 13:25 To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
> > Subject: Re: [sw-l] Introducing myself
> > Hi Valerie, and others ;)
> > Yes, I know Honza and Martin. I am going to cooperate with them.
> > I am going to study the Deaf studies. In the Czech Republic there is
> > a different system of enrolling to an university. Here in Czech, you
> > have to do a special exam and if you pass the exam you can study.
> > But sometimes there is a lot of applicants and only those applicants
> > who get the most points are accepted. Well, that's not always easy.
> > Deaf studies here in Czech are opened only every second year. In
> > January the university wanted to accept 15 students, but thanks to
> > the number of applicants (144) and their good knowledge of the Deaf
> > culture, they increased this number to 30 students. So I hope this
> > year-class will be very strong and it would help to promote
> > situation of Czech Deafs (because of the well-educated interpretors,
> > teachers and linguists). I have done a written part of the exam and
> > next monday I will do a viva
> > (oral). After the viva, I'll know about my acceptation ;) There are
> > only two universities which are looking at the deaf people as they
> > are a minority culture with its own language. It is at the Charles
> > University (http://www.cuni.cz/UK-1628.html) where is Deaf studies
> > and Janacek Academy of Music and Performing Arts where is Drama
> > education for the deaf. People in the Czech don't know about the
> > SignWriting or they are not interested in it. If I'm accepted I'm
> > going to promote SignWriting at the university. I know, there are
> > more applicants interested in SignWriting (For example Stepanka, who
> > was in Poland and she met Lucyna there), so I hope these applicants
> > will be accepted with me ;)
> > I am 24 next week on sunday. I work as a software developer.
> > I became interested in the Deaf culture year and half ago. I
> > enrolled a czech sign language course. After that I've met a lot of
> > people and became more interested. Honza and I, we made up webpages
> > about the Deaf and about sign language: http://www.ruce.cz/ (sorry,
> > not in english yet) Year ago, I went to California School for the
> > Deaf, Fremont for 4 months to volunteer and to see a different
> > culture and to learn a little bit of ASL. And I have been preparing
> > myself for studies since december.
> > There is a lot of issues with SignWriting, where I can participate...
> > - translation of english materials and manuals about SignWriting
> > - application of SignWriting on the czech sign language (creation of
> > a dictionary to show that it is usable) - promotion SignWriting in
> > czech sign language linguist's quarters and in the Deaf culture -
> > publishing news, cartoons, fairy-tales, books and poetry in SignWriting
> > - teaching SignWriting at the schools for the deaf
> > - creation of a Czech language learnbook and other learnbooks
> > written in SignWriting
> > Well, I would like to work with other people, who are interested in
> > Honza, Martin, Stepanka and others.
> > I hope you know more about me now ;o)
> > Tomas Klapka
> > Valerie Sutton wrote:
> > SignWriting List
> > June 2, 2005
> > Tomáš Klapka wrote:
> > I have just enrolled czech deaf studies here in Prague and I will study
> > these issues more.
> > Hello Tomas!
> > Welcome to the SignWriting List. We have been talking so much about
> > things, and sometimes things get a little scattered with many ideas
> > thrown around...so before we get confused again...smile...I want you
> > to know we are happy to have so many people from the Czech Republic
> > on the SignWriting List. I assume you know the others who are adding
> > signs to the Czech SignPuddle on the web? Have you tried to add a
> > few signs there?
> > Czech Sign language
> > http://www.SignBank.org/signpuddle/sgn-CZ
> > If not, I can teach you how if you would like...
> > Tell us a little about yourself? You are a student of Deaf studies?
> > Did you hear about SignWriting in your class?
> > Val ;-)
> > Valerie Sutton
> > Sutton at SignWriting.org
> > 1. SignWritingSite
> > http://www.SignWriting.org
> > Read & Write Sign Languages
> > 2. SignBankSite
> > http://www.SignBank.org
> > Sign Language Dictionaries
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