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Coffee in Sign Language – Video & Image Included

Lead Academy
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Some people find it impossible to begin the day without a cup of hot coffee and we understand that too well. However, drinking your daily cup(s) of coffee isn’t always a negative habit.

On the contrary, scientists claim that it has been proven to be healthy. You get more from your morning coffee than just an energy boost. It has also been proven to lower our risks of heart failure Type 2 diabetes, and liver disease.

Today, we’re going to learn how to say Coffee in sign language. In your sign language lessons, one of the first words you’ll learn is the names of common foods and beverages, including Coffee.

It’s possible that you found our blog when looking up the American Sign Language sign for Coffee. The sign for Coffee in American sign language and British sign language differ slightly. Other sign languages also have the same features.

Interestingly, neither of these is very difficult when discussing the symbol for Coffee. Other sign languages may not be similar in this regard.

With that said, we’ll just discuss BSL today.

Check out how easy it is to sign the BSL alphabet with this blog.

Coffee in Sign Language

Before we start, please keep in mind that BSL is a two-handed sign language. That means you’ll use both hands to communicate.

This system does not apply to all sign languages, though.

Imagine that one of your hands is a piece of paper. Your other hand is the pen. The term “dominant hand” refers to the hand that holds a pen. Most people use their right hand. Therefore, if your left hand is not your dominant hand, it will act as the paper. The base hand is another name for the non-dominant hand.

Never change your dominant hand in the middle of a sign. Your signs won’t signify anything to your viewers in this situation.

So, back to our topic: how do you say Coffee in sign language?

Now let’s move on to the following videos. Take your time watching them.

Do not be concerned about their pace. We’ll walk you through each step of the process below.

  • Start with a normal posture.

British sign language interpreter standing

  • Raise your right hand.

British sign language interpreter signing Coffee

  • Now bend the thumb and index finger of your right hand, as shown in the picture above.
  • Say the word ‘Coffee’ while you’re signing.


So, that’s how we say Coffee in sign language. If you can create a more strong connection between you and the other person, nonverbal communication, such as sign language, is far more effective.

Also, be sure the person you’re communicating with can see you. Some signs appear inappropriate if other people cannot see what you are doing. Finally, exercise regularly. You’ll remember the sign better if you regularly practise.

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