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100 first signs: American Sign Language (ASL)

100 first signs: American Sign Language (ASL)
This page contains links to about a hundred basic ASL signs that are frequently used between parents and their young children. Remember, there is much more to learning American Sign Language than just memorizing signs. ASL has its own grammar, culture, history, terminology and other important aspects. It takes time and effort to become a "skilled language user." But you have to start somewhere if you are going to get anywhere--so dive in and enjoy. One hundred signs practice activity/test: [Or click here for a sample quiz assignment for which the answers have NOT been posted so you can use them for student testing.] Dr.

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