American Sign Language

This media was designed to teach sign language to teachers and parents of deaf children. Students can also learn the fundamentals of this language in order to communicate with friends and classmates who use signing as their primary means of communication. 

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This media was designed to teach sign language to teachers and parents of deaf children. Students can also learn the fundamentals of this language in order to communicate with friends and classmates who use signing as their primary means of communication. 

On The Other Hand: Lesson 120
On The Other Hand: Lesson 120

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Prefixes and suffixes are explained. They touch on different kinds of classifiers, signs for recreational activities and talk about deaf cultures.
On The Other Hand: Lesson 116
On The Other Hand: Lesson 116

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This lesson covers vocabulary for rooms and furniture around the home. Also described is space used to set up comparisons in sentences as well as the 3 kinds of sentences in the deaf language.
On The Other Hand: Lesson 112
On The Other Hand: Lesson 112

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This program continues the discussion on the use of adjective in American Sign Language: how to compare things and how to incorporate adjectives. Vocabulary related to health and parts of the body are...
On The Other Hand: Lesson 119
On The Other Hand: Lesson 119

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The discuss why English articles are not part of ASL. They talk about English idioms and how to change them into sign language. How conjunctions are handled are also covered.
On The Other Hand: Lesson 115
On The Other Hand: Lesson 115

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Much of the information in a signing conversation is in the expressions and body stance. They compare sentences with and without facial expressions. They also demonstrate specific facial expressions...
On The Other Hand: Lesson 118
On The Other Hand: Lesson 118

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Vocabulary covered is signs used at schools. They talk about ordinal numbers and how the are used as adjectives and adverbs. They look at non-manual features that serve as adverbs to change the...
On The Other Hand: Lesson 114
On The Other Hand: Lesson 114

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Styles of signing are part of this lesson. They cover more adjectives related to feelings and explain junction markers. Noun/verb pairs are described.
On The Other Hand: Lesson 117
On The Other Hand: Lesson 117

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They cover how to more effectively rephrase your PSE sentences so that your meaning will be clear to deaf people, specifically the classifier 1. They compare passive voice to active voice. More signs...
On The Other Hand: Lesson 113
On The Other Hand: Lesson 113

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This lesson looks at the past and how signs change to meet the need of the users. In the past 75 years the signs have moved inward and upward. Another change is how two separate signs were paired...