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Three ways to sign to someone when you don't want others to see what you are saying.
1. Make the signing movement smaller and closer to the body. Also, turn the body slightly to the side.
2. Signing may be done with only one hand while the other hand shields it from view.
3. The information can be fingerspelled close to the body and behind the other hand.
When indicating AGE and TIME the numbers 1-5 the palm is facing which direction?
When indicating a count of how many of something which direction is the palm facing?
What are the 5 sign parameters?
- 1. handshape
- 2. palm orientation
- 3. location
- 4. movement
- 5. Non Manual Markers
Culture Note page 116- Residential Schools
For many years, state supported residential "schools for the deaf" have served as places where large numbers of Deaf children, including those from hearing families, become socialized into the cultural group. Many children learn ASL at school's such as these rather than at home. Until the 1960's, because of distance and cost, children often had to stay at the school's on weekends and visited their parents' homes only on holiday or during summers. Some children were reluctant to leave the school. When their families did not use sign language. the attraction of the school, with its large number of signers, was often stronger.
Classifier 55 with two dots over them indicates?
small, round objects
Classifier B with two dots over it indicates?
arcs to indicate smaller or larger sizes, piles, or amounts of something (think POTBELLY)
Name some verbs that change direction of their movement to indicate subject and object.
HELP, GIVE, SEND, TELL, SHOW, PAY, CHOOSE
Classifier a> indicates?
object which do not move, house, building, statue
Classifier ∧ indicates.
Person standing upright or an animal which stands upright.
Classifier Y indicates?
aircraft with wings (not helicopter or rockets)
Classifier V with two dots over it indicates?
A crouched or sitting person or animal.
Classifier 1 indicates?
An upright person or animal walking on its hind legs.
Classifier C⇉ indicates?
thickish objects such as a sofa, counter or a thick border or edge
Classifier B indicates?
flat surface or object such as a table, counter top or small rug
Classifier 11 indicates?
an outline of a shape such as a window
How would you sign "I haven't seen you for awhile."
How would you sign "I didn't understand the book."
BOOK UNDERSTAND^NONE I.
How would you sign "I didn't hear he died."
HE DIE? HEAR^NONE I.
Classifier G indicates?
various thicknesses, widths or depths.
Classifier BB indicates?
layers of thickness, width or depth
DOLLAR works like OLD and TIME and can incorporate the amount up to?
How can you indicate the amount of cents if it is unknown?
Culture Note page 160 TTY
A TTY (telecommunication device for the Deaf, a TDD, or teletypewriter) is a device for typing over telephone lines. Anyone having a TTY can call another party who has TTY. If one of the parties does not have a TTY, there are rely services which one can call via voice or TTY. The relay service will call the other party and relay the conversation between parties as in a normal conversation.
In recent years, more and more Deaf people have been using text pagers with small keyboards for communicating with each other electronically. You may see a Deaf person typing frantically, using his or her thumbs, on one of these pagers. Deaf people are also making heavy use of email.