Learn sign language tutorials

Something sparked your interest in learning sign language (ASL) as a second language? You're not alone. Learning a signed language as a second language is a rapidly growing interest, especially in ASL (American Sign Lanuage).

Begin with your self-paced ASL 101 lessons or browse a list of tutorials below. If you've learned some ASL before, reviewing ASL 100 may be helpful or refreshing.

These are some ASL lessons, tutorials, and tips that ASL students and language enthusiasts can explore and learn some ASL on their own relaxing pace.

Seeking some challenges? Try some stories, fables, and others in ASL storytelling and poetry. Study a complex system of subtle eye gazes, role-shifting, classifiers, sentence structures, and other linguistic features as well as poetics.

Face-to-face classes

Are you looking into a career in sign language interpreting? Or, simply take an course or two to meet the university's language requirement? Seeking a ASL/Deaf Studies certificate? To attain the highest communicative competency possible?

How to look for ASL classes or courses to take at your nearest school or college. Find out how to pick the right ASL program to fit your needs.

ASL Students

Got any question or a tutorial request? These tutorials are not exhaustive. Posts may be continually added upon a request via email.

Online lessons are, in any way, no substitute for face-to-face instruction. I strongly recommend you to take a face-to-face course to attain a high level of communicative competency as well as socializing with signers in the Deaf/ASL community.

ASL Instructors and students

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