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From:  Stefan Woehrmann
Date:  Mon Nov 8, 1999  9:26 pm
Subject:  Re: Thanks for TSL signs

Valerie, Wayne, Mark, Steve and everyone

looking at different Sign languages I want to support your idea. Itīs fun to
realize the meaning of spanish, norwegian or other foreign words - looking
at the SW I can understand much more than without SW.
In addition to that -
my son Johannes loves to learn his texts he has to keep in mind with the
support of SW. Itīs our "secret" language - adding a visual stimulus another
source of information to the brain -
And it works great.


>From: Wayne in Maine
>Reply-To: SignWriting List
>To: SignWriting List
>Subject: Re: Thanks for TSL signs
>Date: Sun, 7 Nov 1999 22:58:06 GMT
>>From: Mark Penner
>Who knows, I might learn some Chinese words via SL?
>Mark and everyone -
> It wouldn't be the first time that spoken languages have been learned
>through the aid of sign languages. When I was in Korea, I was busy
>as much Korean as I could. Of course, I was in Korea visiting Korean Deaf
>friends, with whom I could communicate fairly well due to the large amount
>of shared vocabulary between KSL and TSL (Taiwan), and it was through them
>that I learned a lot of Korean, thanks to KSL!
> - Wayne
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