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American Sign Language

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Welcome to the American Sign Language wikibook. American Sign Language, or ASL is a visual language expressed through hand gestures and facial expressions. It is a language used by many Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing people in North America. This wikibook aims to teach ASL vocabulary, grammar and exercises to beginners. Feel free to contribute!

Table of Contents[edit]

Lessons[edit]

  1. Introduction: History of American Sign Language · Deaf Culture · Alphabet and Numbers - Location - Linguistics
  2. Level 1: Fingerspelling 1 · Vocabulary 1 · Basic Grammar 1 · Simple Sentences 1 - Grammar 1
  3. Lesson 2: Fingerspelling 2 · Vocabulary 2 · Basic Grammar 2 · Facial Expressions 1 · Dialogue 1
  4. Lesson 3:

Appendices[edit]

  1. Appendix A: Handshapes
  2. Idioms
  3. Profanity
  4. Online Resources

See also[edit]