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Language in the USA Tues March 3, 2009 JC Weisenberg – Dept of Linguistics
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Natural Sign Languages vs. Invented Sign Languages Invented Sign Languages (heavily influenced by ‘hearing’ educators) Manually Coded English (MCE) Signing Exact English (SEE1; SEE2) Conceptually Accurate Signed English (CASE)* *now heavily used by sign language interpreters Other Invented Sign Languages (collaboratively developed by native signers and international interpreters) International Sign Language (ISL)* *Similar to attempts to create a universal language – Gestuno (UN)
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contact language common ground political organizations b international events International Sign Language
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Nicaraguan Sign Language Following the Sandista revolution, the Nicaraguan government made an effort to educate deaf children. Hundreds of students were enrolled in 2 Managua schools. The students had no grammar or syntax. They had no prior knowledge of existing sign languages used around the world. Their home signs were known as
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2009 for the course LIM 200 taught by Professor Weisenberg during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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