Sign Choices for Reading Phrases - 01

Video: Sign Choices for Reading Phrases supports learning to read groups of related words using conceptual signs.  English concepts and ASL sign choices were discussed to match the meaning of phrases that appear in early leveled reading books.  


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You will see phrases with the word look and the word come.  A number next to the phrase shows the number of sign choices.


look at  {2}

look at me

come here

come on  {2}


We look forward to sharing many more videos.

Sign Language ASL - Sign Choices for Reading Phrases | 02

Video:  Sign Choices for Reading Phrases supports Deaf readers learning multiple sign choices and meanings for reading phrases.  [T: 1:50/CC/Voice/Specially designed captions]


An ASL number handshape in a yellow bubble next to the phrase shows the number of sign choices the signer will sign.  If there is no yellow bubble there is one sign for the phrase.


You will see signed phrases with anchor words look, here and up.  


look for

look up  {2}

here come  {5}

wake up  {2}

I am up


  



Sign Language ASL - Sign Choices for Reading Phrases | 03

Reading And Sign Language is happy to share another Sign Choices for Reading Phrases video to support Deaf readers learning multiple sign choices and meanings for reading phrases.  [T: 1:28/CC/Voice/Specially designed captions]


Video:  An ASL number handshape in a bubble near the phrase shows the number of sign choices the signer will sign.  No number handshape means there is one sign choice.


Signed phrases include anchor words look, down and up.  


look and look

sit down

sat down

run up

ran up {3}