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sign language online Free sign language resources and extracurricular ASL (American Sign Language) materials to learn how to sign or study sign language and culture.

Sign Language dictionary

American Sign Language dictionary

How do you sign thank you or I love you in ASL? Browse thousands of signed words in the ASL dictionary.

Browse word list

ASL Word of the Day

Equivalent to English: homework

This Day/Week in History

June 26, 1995: The National Council of the Slovak Republic passed a law recognizing Sign Language as a language of communication of the Deaf.

Quote of the Month

"The United Nations declared sign language as a Human Rights. If someone forbids you from using it. They are violating your rights."
-- The sticker note by unknown

Learn some basic ASL signs, classifiers, and narrative perspective from this simple poem The Moon in My Bedroom in ASL.

Learning ASL as a second language (L2)

learning American Sign Language

Learning a signed language is fun and popular. Bilingualism is not the only benefit, but also bimodalism is another linguistic advantage for the cognitive and sensorial development. Plus many other benefits.

Visual / Deaf culture

ASL literature and arts

Signed language as the core of its culture is a distinct, cultural-linguistic identity of people of the eye. Learning sign language is inseparable from studying its visual Deaf culture. This section consists of culture, history, literarature and arts in sign language.

Sign language history + timeline

Signing ASL as a first language (L1)

signing with babies and toddlers

Studies from neuroscience to linguistics show that language acquisition, developmental milestones, and linguistic activities in the brain are similiar in signed language as found in spoken language.

Resources