Intro to ASL Signage Notes
1 Descriptive- discribes a noun
2 Locative- shows where noun is
3 Semantic- illustrates the relationship between two nouns (tend to have movement)
5 ASL SENTENCE TYPES:
2. Y/N-Brows up
3. WH ?
Notes on Types of Signs
1. teacher, pay attention, store
2.diffrent, but, have
1.Girl, pay, tree
2. Coke* again
1 ._looks like meaning
2. tree, phone, .
1 . machine, learn, need, school,
Notes on Sign Etiquette
What are non-manual signals? why are they important?
Head nod and facial expressions
How is pointing used in ASL?
If you are talking about someone or something.
How do you make replies in ASL?
What is the appropriate
Notes on Ownership and Joy Emotions in ASL
Is American Sign Language universal? why or why not?
no its American
How do you show possession in ASL?
Mine, Hers, His. Like pointing but with your palm
Which hand do you use to list in the listing and ordering
Notes on Spelling in ASL
Eye Contact- what's normal?
look at the person. Not their hands
Where is your sign space?
Dominant and non- dominant hand
dominant signs most
Is ASL based on hte english language? why or why not?
yes. Most peopel in ame
Notes on Distinguishing Elements in ASL
3 NMM associated with distance:
Deaf v. deaf:
1. D: identifies as a member of the Deaf Culture
2. d: identify as part of th
Notes on Start of Public Deaf Education
Edward Miner Gallaudet
First President/ Founder of Gallaudet University
Deaf President Now
March 6-13, 1988
1st Public School for Deaf
1755, Paris, France
1st American Public School for the Deaf
1817 Hartford, Conn.
Notes on Language Rules in the Deaf Community
What are the rules of Introductions in the Deaf Community?
Deaf people normally introduce themselves by their first names, and it is a common practice to
also add which city or state they are from or where the
Notes on History of Deaf Education
First Deaf Teacher
Dr. T. Alan Hurwitz
Current President of Gallaudet University
Alexander Graham Bell
Supported Oral Method, Opposed Manual Method
Notes on the Deixis and Sentence Completion
Using the index finger to point is called
If you must look away during a signed conversations,
Make the hold sign first
An example of an ASL-gloss sentence that use a closing sgnal is
My name K-E-L-L-Y me