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Sign Language

Sign language is a language of conveying meaning and getting across message with the help of body language, lip movements, hand movements, expressions in the face, etc. With practice, people converse fluently using the sign language. This was commonly developed in deaf communities which consisted of friends, interpreters, and families of deaf people, and also people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Like how the spoken language differs from region to region even this differs though people using different sign languages can communicate easier than when […]

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British Sign Language

The British Sign Language or BSL is the Sign language that is used widely by the people in the United Kingdom. This Language is preferred over other languages by a large number of deaf people in the United Kingdom. It is estimated that there are about thirty thousand to seventy thousand people who use this language. Like all the other languages, the British Sign Language makes use of lip patterns and body language instead of sound. It involves combining, simultaneously hand shapes, movement of the hands and […]

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Sign Language Symbols

Sign language can be effectively used to communicate between two people who cannot understand each other’s language. It is the main mode of communication between people who are deaf or hard of hearing and speech impaired. Over a period of time, sign language has evolved into a comprehensive language i.e. a language unto itself with all the rules and grammar found in other languages. Sign language is also not universal. It is not the same in every country and every region. It varies from place to place […]

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