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ASL Word of the Day

Equivalent to English: background

ASL and Deaf Culture

ASL tutorials and ASL/Deaf culture, including literature and art. ASL lessons for beginners.

Phrases

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Vocabulary

Review or learn first 100+ basic signs in ASL. For ASL classes, review ASL signs. Browse categories of ASL vocabulary.

ASL for Kids

How children sign ASL in Children's ASL Wordbook. How children acquire ASL as a first language from newborn to kinder.

Fingerspelling

How to fingerspell the ASL alphabet. Practice fingerspelling receptive skill.

ASL Writing

How to write ASL signs in ASL Writing Dictionary. Practice ASL writing lessons

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Learning This Week

Happy Canada Day! July 1st. ASL sign for O Canada, the anthem of Canada.

Happy July 4th (U.S.'s Independence Day). ASL sign for Independence Day.

Learn words this week: ASL sign for summer, hot, swimming, vacation, travel.

Storytelling of the Week: Learn some basic ASL signs, classifiers, and narrative perspective from it: The Bear and Two Travelers.

This Day/Week in Sign Language / Deaf History

July 6, 2007: Fiji's first sign language dictionary was launched after two years of hard work.

July 8-13, 2002: The Deaf Way II Conference hosted by Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. celebrated the experiences, culture and history of Deaf people with over 10,000 participants from all over the world.

Quote of the Month

"[Bilingualism] is our ally ensuring quality education for all, in promoting inclusion and combating discrimination."
-- Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO