ASL CRASH COURSE

https://slides.com/superdiana/asl101

LES FACTS

  • Use you right hand
  • Expressions are VERY important
  • There's a space for signing
  • Deaf people are not disabled!
  • Avoid using hearing impaired!
  • Deaf culture is a linguistic cultural minority
  • Members of the deaf community receive name signs (don't give one to yourself!)
  • Learn to fingerspell your name
  • ASL is not a universal language but it's the one used in the USĀ 
  • Think in glosses: ie. "I used to be a teacher" === "Before Myself Teacher"

Signing space

Signing hand

GRAMMAR TIME!!!

EYEBROWS!

1.- Subject- Verb - Object

- I like apples

- I LIKE APPLES

2.- Object- Subject - Verb

- My cat loves purple pants

- PURPLE PANTS, MY CAT LOVE

Word Order

Time in Space

  • Behind you: Past

  • Directly in front of you: Present

  • Far in front of you: Future

Survival Signing

YES

YES

ROCK YOUR ABC'S!

CAN YOU SPELL
YOUR NAME?

LET'S TRY NUMBERS!!

100

1000

Numbers

RESOURCES

http://bit.ly/asl-resources

https://www.lifeprint.com/asl101/lessons/lessons.htm

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