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Unformatted text preview: mpanied by arched eyebrows and an inquisitive look. I'm going to the restaurant now. ASL grammar: interrogaDves Facial expression matters. Compare the ASL sentences for "I'm going to the restaurant" and "Are you going to the restaurant?" Questions are accompanied by arched eyebrows and an inquisitive look. Are you going to the restaurant? Iconicity •  Iconic signs - signs that reflect some aspect of the thing or idea being expressed. •  ‘night’ h{p://www.handspeak.com/tour/index.php?dict=night •  ‘book’ h{p://www.handspeak.com/tour/index.php?dict=book Iconicity •  Arbitrary signs - no connecDon to the meaning of the word (the majority). •  ‘wrong’ •  ‘lousy’ •  ‘government’ h{p://www.handspeak.com/tour/index.php? dict=government Linearity •  Most ASL sentence structure represents events sequenDally. That is, if you talk about one event happening arer another event, you would describe the first event and then the second. For example, if you said in English: "I'm going to lunch a4er I finish this report" the direct sign translaDon would be: SociolinguisDc VariaDon in ASL –  The sign for “Deaf” in Boston moves from the ear to the chin. In Kansas it’s from the chin to the ear. –  Signers from the south oren use the sign for supper, a fist on the chin, while up north here we use dinner, a ‘D’ on the mouth or even the compound EAT+NIGHT. –  Southern signers use sign for backyard, which resembles our northern version for COACH/BOSS SociolinguisDc VariaDon in ASL •  Ethnolects: the black deaf community has its own dialect (different signs for different...
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