outbrain
Close  

Basic phrases to get started on learning Filipino Sign Language

/ 12:32 PM September 24, 2019

[This is the second in a series of INQUIRER.net’s special reports on the Philippine Deaf community and Filipino Sign Language.]

Break the ice with a Deaf friend with these phrases in Filipino Sign Language (FSL)! Besides signing, making facial expressions is an important part of FSL, as the Deaf encourage expressing one’s self.

ADVERTISEMENT

Learn the basics from our video report featuring the students, faculty and researchers of the School of Deaf Education and Applied Studies of De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde:

FEATURED STORIES

Filipino Sign Language is the official sign language of the Deaf community in the Philippines. It is rooted in Filipino culture and is a visual language all our own.

The best part is you do not have to be Deaf to learn FSL—the Deaf community welcomes anyone to participate in Deaf culture and sign language. JB

RELATED STORIES:

What we ought to know about Filipino Sign Language

WATCH: Deaf couple surprised when flight attendant speaks in sign language

ADVERTISEMENT
Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, Deaf, Filipino Sign Language, International Day of Sign Languages, sign language
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.