'He has never heard the words to a song before so I wanted to translate this for him,' Mrs Shoesmith told Daily Mail Australia.'It was also the best form of communication, I knew it'd be really special to him.' The mother - who has a son named Dominic, aged 16, and 19-year-old daughter Naomi - said she taught herself to sign the lyrics over the months leading up to their wedding day.'I didn't know any sign language before we met,' she said.
Before I went in, I was freaking out - not only did I want to get it right but I knew he had friends there who were also deaf, so they would know exactly what I'm saying or not be able to say.'I really wanted to get it right, so there was this extra level of stress walking in.'For three months, she began scouring the internet to teach herself Auslan [Australian Sign Language].'I only knew the Auslan alphabet when I was seven years old.
The mother-of-two looked close to tears as she watched her new husband understand her signing the lyrics to the romantic ballad.
Right: Elizabeth told Mail Online: 'I knew it'd be really special to him'Standing at the alter, the groom was brought to tears as his beautiful bride, who he met on Tinder, surprised him with the touching gesture.
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Every time I practiced the song, I was getting it wrong.'And on the day of their wedding, Mrs Shoesmith's teenage son walked her into the ceremony where her groom waited for her at the alter.'Scott was confused because my son left me at the end of the aisle,' she recalled. If I broke down too, we would have been a bundle of mess.
But then I told myself to stop being judgemental and go on the date.
'And it was great, we had an immediate connection.' Like any relationship, Mrs Shoesmith said there's always going to be challenges.'There's going to be challenges in terms of communication and how we work together,' she said.'I can't run out of toilet paper and call out to him,' she said, laughing about the joke, adding: 'I can't pick up the phone and call him.'I would have to Face Time him or send text messages.
The couple tied the knot in an intimate wedding ceremony on Saturday in front of just 45 guests in the Australian city - but more than 700,000 people have since watched the a touching video of Elizabeth's romantic surprise.
The footage shows the mother-of-two perfectly signing the love song from one end of the aisle, while her husband stands at the other.