Sign Language

08 Feb American Sign Language (ASL) Online Course – Level 1
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Learn American Sign Language, the 4th most used language in the U.S.

American Sign Language is primarily used by hearing impaired people within the United States and Canada. It is, however, the fourth most used language in the United States, and is becoming increasingly popular as more hearing people learn about the world of the deaf and want to be able to interact and communicate with friends and colleagues that are hearing impaired.

Learning ASL is a great way to get started, and has other benefits for anyone that learns it as well.

Many people teach their hearing children a little bit of ASL before they can even talk. It can help little ones to learn how to effectively express their needs better before their verbal communication develop. ASL is a visual language and it often uses variations of signs to create visual stories. The process of making these stories involves critical thinking that could be applied to story telling and creating messages in other languages!

With our American Sign Language Microlearning Course, you can:

  • Greet and welcome in ASL
  • Introduce yourself
  • Learn useful phrases e.g. yes, no
  • Learn words for around the house
  • Use question words
  • Use prepositions
  • Sign about food
  • Learn some action verbs
  • Learn emergency words

Other useful resources for this course:

American Sign Language Alphabet

Deaf Etiquette and Dos and Don’ts

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Course Content

1. YOU enroll and complete an online course

2. WE help someone get access to learning

3. TOGETHER, we provide new skills to the world

Thanks to you, every course you complete on Cudoo provides free learning to individuals with limited opportunities.
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