SW Handwriting Course Lesson 1 Posted!

Jonathan duncanjonathan at YAHOO.CA
Wed Jan 10 03:57:50 UTC 2007

Hi Val,
    I was wondering if you wanted us to send in all 8 pages or just the
last page of the assignment?


Jonathan :-)

Valerie Sutton wrote:
> SignWriting List
> January 8, 2007
> 7:00pm California time
> Hello Everyone!
> Wonderful to see that some of you have already started the lessons! A
> lot of fun to realize that..;-))
> Sorry for the confusion about the one handshape I forgot to
> teach...the index finger hand, parallel to the floor...
> I will add that to the Lesson 1 now, so that will improve the lesson
> and the confusion will be gone for future students...
> Paul, sorry to have confused you...no...the top does not come off a
> hand that has extended fingers...the topless symbols are only in Group
> 10...the hands that are all thumbs...but do not have other fingers
> extended...the topless symbol also exists for the E Hand too, even
> though it is in Group 4...I am not sure you know the Group numbers? so
> I will try to teach that in the Lesson I will prepare...
> But do not worry, I will explain it in a clear lesson tonight and post
> that tomorrow  California time (maybe not at 1:00 in the morning
> though!)...so that improvement is coming...
> Thanks for the feedback - it helps develop a better course...
> I should have said that you can write page 8 in any sign language you
> choose! Not only ASL...any sign language in the world...so go ahead
> and write in Luxembourg Sign Language...is there such a language, or
> is it a dialect of another sign language, like German Sign Language or
> another close to Luxembourg?
> Regarding your Sign Name...woops - you are right - because of email we
> will know who you are - darn! Oh well...it was a fun idea...
> The only way to make that work is if you all sent me privately your
> scans and I posted the scans to the SW List...then you would not know,
> but I would know - ha!
> Thanks Stuart, for your nice comments...generally I think we are off
> to a good start ...
> Talk to you tomorrow -
> And Stefan, thanks for offering to create a forum for
> participants...that is very nice of you and I think that is a great idea!
> Val ;-)


Jonathan & Yolaine Duncan
8-)  & ;-)

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