Public urged to learn sign language

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The Botswana Association for the Deaf (BOAD) has called on members of the public to learn sign language in order to facilitate communication between those with hearing and those without.

The association is therefore offering six-months long classes in Kanye and Gaborone on Botswana Sign Language (BOSL).Speaking to The Monitor on Friday, the association's executive director Shirley Keoagile encouraged people to learn sign language in order to improve relationships between the hearing and those without hearing, as well as to communicate with family members and friends who are without hearing.

In Kanye, the classes will take place at Maranyane Primary School, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 4.30pm to 6pm.  While those in Gaborone can sign up for classes which will take place at Ithuteng Primary School every Saturday and Sunday at 10 am to 12 noon.

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