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It's hard to explain about my work.
Measuring--Civil Engineering--Related to streets and bridges.
I work and I asked my boss for a leave so that I go to America. My boss said no and I said please. My boss considered it and I explained it could be a leave without pay that I would be gone for a few months and then I would come back, and the boss said okay. So I am really pleased that I could fly to America. Thank you. [[applause]]
What languages can he speak? He speaks French.
Before we go on, I would like for you to know that we deaf people in different countries don't have a universal sign language. Deaf people in different countries have different signs. For example in America--in American Sign Language, that's the sign for father. In Japanese Sign Language, that's the sign for father. With the thumb, instead of the hand on the forehead as in American Sign Language.
American Sign Language for mother is the hand on the chin. In Japanese Sign Language, the sign for mother is made with the other finger. There are many differences like that and deaf people in different countries have different fingerspelling too. The American alpahabet-- A B C D E F-- is done this way, but in other countries, for example, Swedish fingespelling--American RA is done this way. The Swedish, with my right hand, is done this way. That's a B, C