Sign language phrases and sentences

Learn and practice American Sign Language (ASL) from these ASL conversational phrases and sentences. It may help you grasp some grammatical concepts and some ideas of how signed sentences and phrases are formed in ASL.

More everyday phrases and sentences will be added to the list from time to time.

How to use: enter a single word in the field, and the results will show a list of English phrases to choose from and view the signing phrase.

At this stage, choose a basic common word such as "what", "name", "class", etc. If nothing comes up, the word in the phrase is not available. More sentences will be added from time to time. Feel free to email your request.

Pointers to remember

Naturally, as language is productive, there are variations and unlimited possibilities of grammatical construction for each expression or concept in different contexts as long as ASL grammtical rules are followed.