January 4, 2006 @ 4:08 am | Filed under: ASL lessons, Sign Language
You’ve heard me enthuse about the joys of American Sign Language before. Wonderboy’s hearing loss is our entire family’s gain. I’ve decided to share the wealth by adding a new feature to Bonny Glen: Learn ASL in five words a week.
Here’s a link to the wonderful ASL Browser, a site featuring video demonstrations of hundreds and hundreds of signs. Its setup won’t allow me to link directly to a specific word, but there’s an alphabetical listing for you to peruse.
Most of the signs at this site are demonstrated through a series of still photos instead of video, but I can link to individual words there. I recommend visiting the ASL Browser for a live-action demo of the words as well.
So, this week’s Five Words:
And finally, a big thanks to the folks behind all these sites, whose hard work brings the beauty of ASL to the world, free for the taking!
Um, Yes, I’m Sure That’s What He Was Saying
It Must Be a Sign
Unsolicited Signing Time Commercial
This Week’s Five Signs
Signing with Babies, My Favorite Topic