Skip to 0 minutes and 19 secondsS: Who are these two?

Skip to 0 minutes and 22 secondsD: They’re married and have three children.

Skip to 0 minutes and 27 secondsS: Is that these three here?

Skip to 0 minutes and 32 secondsD: Yeah, yeah, the eldest is a boy and the other two are girls.

Skip to 0 minutes and 36 secondsS: Ok great. And are these two married?

Skip to 0 minutes and 40 secondsD: Yes. And they have a son who is deaf.

Skip to 0 minutes and 45 secondsS: Ah, ok. Is the son adopted?

Skip to 0 minutes and 47 secondsD: Exactly.

Skip to 0 minutes and 48 secondsS: This lady works as a sign language interpreter. That means she interprets spoken language into sign language and vice versa.

Skip to 0 minutes and 57 secondsD: Ok. This man is a police officer and his wife doesn’t work. She’s unemployed.

Skip to 1 minute and 5 secondsS: Unemployed?

Skip to 1 minute and 6 secondsD: Yes. She used to work in administration.

Skip to 1 minute and 11 secondsS: Her son wants to be a carpenter or a doctor when he’s older. We’ll see what he does.

Skip to 1 minute and 21 secondsD: Ah, that’s great. And that man there?

Skip to 1 minute and 23 secondsS: This man here isn’t married.

Skip to 1 minute and 25 secondsD: Isn’t he?

Skip to 1 minute and 26 secondsS: No, no, he’s separated. He had a girlfriend a while ago, but in the end they split up. They had a daughter who is hearing.

Skip to 1 minute and 35 secondsD: She’s not deaf?

Skip to 1 minute and 36 secondsS: No.

Skip to 1 minute and 37 secondsD: So, these two children are cousins?

Skip to 1 minute and 39 secondsS: Clearly.

Skip to 1 minute and 40 secondsD: And what does this girl want to be when she’s older?

Skip to 1 minute and 44 secondsS: She wants to be a teacher for young children or a chef. We’ll see what she decides to do.

Skip to 1 minute and 52 secondsD: And these two here at the top have never worked?

Skip to 1 minute and 57 secondsS: Sure they have! Years ago they used to work, but not anymore. They’re retired. He was a dentist and she was a firewoman.

Skip to 2 minutes and 8 secondsD: Ok. They must be very happy with two grandchildren.

Skip to 2 minutes and 15 secondsS: I’m sure they are! Maybe in the future they’ll have three or four, who knows?

Skip to 2 minutes and 20 secondsS: Shall we take a photograph for them?

Skip to 2 minutes and 23 secondsD: Ok!

Family tree

In this video, Santi and Delfina introduce you to a family tree. Pay attention to each family member – you will need to know some details about them later on!

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Introduction to Catalan Sign Language: Speaking with Your Hands and Hearing with Your Eyes

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