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Beginners British sign language-Changing English sentences into BSL


For this video you need CCs or captions, it’s very important. So if you click on now. Read the English sentence and think how you might translate it or sign it in BSL. The topic I have chosen today is “family.” It will help with Level 1 BSL. Okay, ready. Read the sentence below. Do you have any brothers or sisters? Brothers, sisters have you? Moving on to the next sentence Yes I have 1 brothers and 2 sister. 1 brother, 2 sisters have me. Moving on to the next sentence. Where does your brother live? Your brother live where? Moving on to the next sentence. My brother lives in London. Brother mine London lives. Moving on Are you married? Married you? Moving on No I am single. No, single. Moving on How long have you been married? Married how long? Moving on I have been married for 8 years. Married me 8 years. Moving on What is your husband’s name? Your husband name what? Moving on My husband’s name is Adam. Husband mine name Adam. Moving on My sister’s hair is long and curly. Sisters hair curly, long. [Notice how far the curls go down, showing the hair is long.] Moving on My sister’s hair is short and curly. Sisters hair curly, short. [Notice where the curls come down to, showing the hair is short.] Moving on My husband is bald. Husband mine bald. Moving on How many children have you? Children you how many? Moving on I have 2 daughters and 1son. 2 daughters, 1 son have. Moving on What’s your youngest daughter’s name? Your youngest daughter name what? Moving on My youngest daughter’s name is Melody. My youngest daughter name Melody. Moving on How old is Melody? Melody how old? Moving on Melody is 12 years old. Melody 12. Moving on My daughter Sarah is very tall. My daughter Sarah tall. Finished, thank you for watching. For this year Level 1 hope it goes well and please subscribe to my channel.

2 Replies to “Beginners British sign language-Changing English sentences into BSL”

  • This is exactly what I need. Thank you. Could you do a video with signing a story but with the captions in bsl order. Or do you know where I can find something like that? I'm struggling with the bsl sentence order.

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