How good is your fingerspelling?


You may remember a little while ago we were telling you all about how Lady GaGa, Miley Cyrus and David Beckham can fingerspell and you have the chance to learn too!

fingerspellathon-mainIn case you haven’t come across it before, fingerspelling is a way to chat to your mates without speaking, using your fingers to spell out words and names in the British Sign Language alphabet.

In fact over 70,000 people in the UK use it and it’s recognised as an official language just like English or Spanish.

So over October the National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) is giving you the chance to learn how too in their 2011 Fingerspellathon.

Click here to find out more

And to get you started check out this brand new Fingerspellathon video, showing you how to spell your favourite animals!