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In each country there are accents; a wee Scottish lass sounds different to a Cockney Eas'ender! It's the same with BSL. Signs vary according to regions. This is the alphabet used in London...

VOWEL MEMORY TRICK: When you point at each finger, you are signing a vowel

VOWEL MEMORY TRICK: When you point at each finger, you are signing a vowel

Use the index finger on your dominant hand as the pointer and use the other hand for support. E.g I'm righthanded so if I use my second finger on this hand to point to my thumb, I am signing "A"

A. Memory trick: Remember the VOWEL MEMORY TRICK!

A. Memory trick: Remember the VOWEL MEMORY TRICK!

B

B

Memory Trick: B is for Binoculars

Memory Trick: B is for Binoculars

C

C

Memory Trick: Remember it may look backwards to you but the person you are signing to is opposite you, so it's right way for them

Memory Trick: Remember it may look backwards to you but the person you are signing to is opposite you, so it's right way for them

D

D

Memory Trick: This is a hard one...that's what he said 😜

E. Memory trick: Remember the VOWEL MEMORY TRICK!

E. Memory trick: Remember the VOWEL MEMORY TRICK!

F

F

Memory Trick: If you open up the horizontal fingers, it looks more like a F

Memory Trick: If you open up the horizontal fingers, it looks more like a F

G

G

Memory Trick: It looks like G in Times New Romans font

Memory Trick: It looks like G in Times New Romans font

H

H

Memory Trick: Swipe the top hand across

Memory Trick: Swipe the top hand across

I. Memory trick: Remember the VOWEL MEMORY TRICK!

I. Memory trick: Remember the VOWEL MEMORY TRICK!

K

K

Memory Trick: Baby K

Memory Trick: Baby K

L

L

Memory Trick: Baby L

Memory Trick: Baby L

M

M

Memory Trick: Capital M

Memory Trick: Capital M

N

N

Memory Trick: Capital M

Memory Trick: Capital M

O. Memory trick: Remember the VOWEL MEMORY TRICK!

O. Memory trick: Remember the VOWEL MEMORY TRICK!

P

P

Memory Trick: Baby or Capital P

Memory Trick: Baby or Capital P

Q

Q

Memory Trick: Baby Q

Memory Trick: Baby Q

R

R

Memory Trick: Baby R

Memory Trick: Baby R

S

S

Memory Trick: Pinky Ssswear

Memory Trick: Pinky Ssswear

T

T

Memory Trick: Capital T

Memory Trick: Capital T

U. Memory trick: Remember the VOWEL MEMORY TRICK!

U. Memory trick: Remember the VOWEL MEMORY TRICK!

V

V

Memory Trick: (it's slightly crude but...) She ain't a V, her legs are wide open

Memory Trick: (it's slightly crude but...) She ain't a V, her legs are wide open

W

W

Memory Trick: Hmm...no idea!

Memory Trick: Hmm...no idea!

X

X

Memory Trick: X Factor

Memory Trick: X Factor

Y

Y

Memory Trick: Y has a long tail with two branches on top

Memory Trick: Y has a long tail with two branches on top

Z

Z

Memory Trick: Erm...

Memory Trick: Erm...

🎵 Now you know the ABC, next time won't you sign with me? 🎵

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