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British Sign Language

Definitions

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  • proper noun a language that uses hands, facial expressions, and other bodily behavior to communicate both concrete and abstract ideas; some signs are based on English words, but BSL syntax and grammar are not based on English.

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Examples

  • This article is about British Sign Language, which is of course completely different from American Sign Language.

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  • Staff members had been on a course to learn Makaton sign language - a system used by about 100,000 people in Britain that assists people with communication difficulties and shares many signs with British Sign Language, which is used by deaf people.

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  • The British Sign Language is a completely different (sign) language.

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  • English is, as you say, a great language, as is, the much misunderstood, BSL - British Sign Language - which has a descriptive power and beauty which excels above that of any other language

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  • The Business Minister is giving a statement on British Sign Language whilst a BSL interpreter operates from the adjacent building.

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  • The Business Minister is giving a statement on British Sign Language whilst a BSL interpreter operates from the adjacent building.

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  • The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) provides a number of facilities for those people with special requirements, these include foreign language voiceovers, extra time, British Sign Language interpretation and translator assisted tests.

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  • There are deaf people in every country in the world and therefore every country in the world has a form of sign language, in the majority of cases these will be similar in many ways, such as American Sign Language, and British Sign Language.

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  • She has a background in psychology, a keen interest in Deaf culture and is currently learning British Sign Language.

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  • Are there enough people with British Sign Language as a first language who are interested in content at the Science Museum to make the project worthwhile?

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