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Hope in Sign Language – Video & Image Included

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Today we will take a look to find out how to say the word “hope” in sign language.

Many people believe sign language is universal, which is not true. But it makes sense that sign language would be the same considering the variety of spoken languages used worldwide. Like spoken languages, several types of sign language are actually used in different parts of the world.

But today, we will only discuss BSL or British Sign Language.

Read this blog, to know everything about British Sign Language Alphabet.

So let’s get started.

Hope in Sign Language

Click the video link down below. Don’t worry about the speed of the video. Each step will be explained clearly.

Now follow the steps below:

BSL instructor sitting

1. Start with a normal posture.

BSL instructor signing Hope in British sign language

2. Raise both of your hands.

3. Use your index finger and middle finger to create a cross finger.

4. Say the word “hope” while you are signing.

So, that’s the first version of the word. Now let’s see the second version.

BSL tutor sitting in a normal posture

1. Start with a normal posture again.

BSL tutor with hand gesture for Hope

2. Place your hand on your chest, as shown in the picture above.

BSL tutor signing Hope in British sign language

3. Now move your hand to the left side by rubbing your chest.

4. Say the word while you are signing.


So that’s how we say “hope” in sign language. Don’t be afraid to start having interactions and begin signing right now! Once you are familiar with the alphabet and a few basic words, don’t be hesitant to chat with other BSL users. The key to learning any language is to converse with others. Many language learners make the mistake of avoiding communication with others for too long.

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