I Am Learning Sign Language.

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 133 People

    My Passion!

    I am so glad to find a group of signers!!! I have been learning ASL since Jr. High because my best friend's niece went Deaf as a baby. Now I am in school to become an interpreter. I am actually very frustrated because i was rejected from my school's interpreting program twice and...
    Wynn42 Wynn42
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 19, 2012

    I am a deaf education major in college right

    now. Now that I can sign to and understand quite a bit I can't stop looking for opportunities to sign!
    krazykay20 krazykay20
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 14, 2014

    For My Daughter

    My bf and i are learning sing language because of my daughter. My daughter doesn't talk and her school (ddi) would think sign language and a picture book would help her stress level go down. They said that i will encourage her to talk but in till then they think this will...
    Darkfarey Darkfarey
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 21, 2009

    The Early Years

    I started taking ASL (American Sign Language) this semester at the community college.  It was just something to do and to keep my mind busy since my work has come to a stand still lately.  I have come to really enjoy this class and putting more effort into looking into...
    Grizgirl Grizgirl
    Feb 29, 2008

    At first it was just to help,

    for experience sake we will say my girlfriend (it's complicated), my girlfriend so she had someone to teach so she had a reason to learn more. But now I'm enjoying it and really trying to get into it. I don't know what I would do when I learn it all but I'll find a way to use it...
    Dmcgu93 Dmcgu93
    1 Response May 18, 2014

    Deaf Culture Up Close And Personal!

    one of my best friends is deaf and i met her a year ago! My college is doing a deaf studies and 4 deaf students applied and got in and they attend school with me! Ive gotten to know them so well..i love sign language.. learning ASL and after i master that ill get to learn ESL for...
    RenaeReborn21 RenaeReborn21
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2012

    I've Wanted Too For A Long Time..

    I've wanted to learn ASL for a long time, ever since I found that my mom had an ASL dictionary in the bookshelf. Then, about three years ago, my uncle and aunt adopted a little girl from China who is deaf. Her name is Marie, and she's five now. When they got her, she didn't...
    CloseYourEyes CloseYourEyes
    22-25, F
    Dec 22, 2009


    I have flash cards, books, and a few videos, but what I am truly looking for is someone to practice with. 
    beckaelyse beckaelyse
    Mar 8, 2012

    I've just started so far I know some basic

    stuff the alphabet, colors, greetings, common questions and phrases. Right now I'm just watching videos and trying to learn a little more every day then practice. I don't know anyone who can sign or who are also learning to sign right now which would make it alot easier and...
    Amani7 Amani7
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 17, 2015

    To Practice Asl

    I have learned some ASL and would like to practice it. Anyone living in Vancouver,BC who'd be interested.
    morogoro morogoro
    66-70, M
    2 Responses Nov 15, 2011

    Teaching My Self Sign Language :)

    Im trying to teach my self the bsl course (british sign language) but it's really hard to do when you don't know any deaf people to practice with! I'm so passionate about learning sign language, I have wanted to learn for about six years now, does anyone know any deaf people who...
    Borlasian95 Borlasian95
    18-21, F
    Nov 19, 2011

    Self-taught Signer

    When I was 18 I worked at a Best Buy store. I didn't have a car so I had to take the bus to work everyday. I had purchased a few ASL books to study as I rode the bus. I first learned the alphabet and would look at the signs of businesses and spell out every single thing I could...
    Toltec Toltec
    26-30, M
    Jul 8, 2013

    Does Anyone Know ASL?

    Hey there (: ! I was wondering if there is anyone who knows American Sign Language (ASL) & maybe could teach me. I learned the basics from YouTube videos lol, and this site called signing savvy, I know the alphabet, the numbers from 1-20 (sorta) and some 30 phrases. I want to...
    Domo17 Domo17
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Oct 23, 2013

    I Am

    In spirit of trying to write stories for all of my experiences here, going to just really state the obvious here... I am learning sign language through work Glad to have the opportunity as something have always wanted to learn but quite a specialist course to find here.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 18, 2008

    Hearing Troubles And Diminishing Vocal Articulation Make Me Love Sign Language Increasingly

    I am a primitive man whose lizard brain knocks my vocabulary out of the way when I get emotional. Also I have extremely sensitive ears and what they call "central auditory processing disorder" which means I can hear sounds fine but they sound garbled and unintelligible most of...
    Wolfbilly Wolfbilly
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Sep 14, 2012

    Anyone learning BSL? I'd love some help?

    We could learn together? I can do my colours, alphabet a couple of words a couple of pets, count to 20, months of the year Message me if you want to lean together, thanks. :)
    mylifeishopeless mylifeishopeless
    18-21, F
    Jan 13, 2016

    I've taken ASL classes at my community college,

    and I'm hoping to further my education in American sign language when I transfer. It's interesting for me, because I'm visually impaired, but it's still fun. It's a good challenge. My only issue is trying to find signers to converse with. Anybody got any tips? As of right now I...
    OneEyedDaydreamer OneEyedDaydreamer
    22-25, F
    Apr 19, 2015

    Learning On My Own Now...

    I started a year ago with a teacher and then my teacher quit on me and I quit for a couple months. I am now a little rusty but am going to do my best to use the book I have that is from galaudet university  If there is any in roanoke VA that is also doing this then message me...
    3LPmademe 3LPmademe
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 18, 2012
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