What to do when someone is signing too fast

There may be times when you come across a person who signs at a faster speed than you’re use to.  Don’t panic, especially if you’re still learning the language.  Simply ask the person to slow down and remind them that you’re still learning.

Watch as Kelly lets Diana know that she is signing too fast and is still learning…

 

 

 

Diana is signing too fast for Angela, so she notifies Diana to slow down and repeat her sign…

 

 

 

In this example, Angela has a hard time understanding what Diana is signing.  If you find yourself in this position, notify the other person that you don’t understand…

 

 

Watch as Kelly progressively gets overwhelmed as Diana continues with her story.  She tells her to stop and explain that everything is going over her head.  Diana understands and pauses…