Learn to discuss your dashing duds in sign language! In this lesson from Sign Language 101, Ryan demonstrates the signs for the major articles of clothing, including those specific to women (ex: skirt) and men (ex: tie). You'll also learn the signs for accessories like jewelry, purses, and scarves. By the end of this lesson, you'll be able to discuss clothing in any conversation!
Are you hungering for new Microsoft Excel skills? Learn how to make a pie chart! This lesson from Motion Training teaches you to make and modify a pie chart, which tracks the distribution or percentage of data across multiple categories. Learn how to select your numbers, create your chart, and format it by moving individual pie slices (for an 'exploded pie chart'). Give the chart a 3D effect, and see how to label your pie slices with numbers or percentage values and format your legend box.
Improve your Microsoft Excel skills by learning how to use common functions. In this lesson, Motion Training will walk you through a sample workbook and commonly used Excel functions: sum (adding), average, maximum, minimum, and count. Learn how to set the range of a function manually, how to use the Excel AutoSum feature, and how to choose standard functions from the function wizard or the formula library.
Begin wrapping your head around Excel with this tutorial on basic workbook skills! Follow along with Motion Training as he demonstrates how to create a new spreadsheet, enter and edit data, format and resize your data cells, and how to save your changes - all the while cluing you in on handy keyboard shortcuts. Although this tutorial is specific to Excel 2010, most of the skills taught here can be applied to earlier versions of Microsoft Office.
So, you've been studying sign language, and have watched the lessons on families, relationships, and the home. Now, it’s time to test your memory and correct any signs that need adjusting! In this quiz from Sign Language 101, Ryan tests you on some of the most foundational and most important signs you’ll learn: those relating to the most important people in your life, your family and friends, and your home!
Learning the days of the week and common phrases is helpful when building a foundation in any foreign language, but in order to engage in conversation, some greetings and other useful words are also useful. In this lesson from Sign Language 101, Ryan Moriarty teaches you important signs like “yes,” and “no,” as well as other basics like “please,” “thank you,” and “excuse me.” Add these words to your signing vocabulary, and you’ll be ready to chitchat in no time!
In this lesson, Motion Training demonstrates how to do calculations in spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel 2010. From where important keys are located on the keyboard to the sequence in which formulas are written, Guy equips you to do basic calculations. By the end of the tutorial, you will understand the benefits of using cell references instead of numbers, and be able to apply formulas quickly to lists of calculations.
He can sign, she can sign... now you can sign, too! In this sixth lesson in the series from Ryan Moriarty of Sign Language 101, learn to sign personal and possessive pronouns, both singular and plural, in American Sign Language. The video also covers adding the 'self' ending to any pronoun and related vocabulary words, including 'person,' 'people,' 'any,' and 'every.'
Your loved ones are the most important things in life—so make sure you know how to sign the name for each of your relatives! In this lesson from Sign Language 101, Ryan demonstrates how to sign all of the titles, names, and words relevant to your family (including the word “family”). Learning the reasoning behind many of the signs (like those for “girl,” “grandfather,” and “children”) will make mastering this new vocabulary a breeze. Finally, learn which titles/names are gender specific.
It’s easy to show numbers 1 through 10 with your fingers, but if you couldn’t communicate verbally, how would you demonstrate a large number like 1,785,322? American Sign Language can provide the answer! Though ASL methods of counting on your hands take a bit of getting used to, with a little practice there’s no number you won’t be able to sign. Learn how to sign from 0 to 1,000,000 in this lesson from Sign Language 101.
How do you sign colors? Ask, and sign language buff Ryan Moriarty shall answer! In this lesson in his Sign Language 101 course, learn how to sign colors and basic question words. The lesson covers the American Sign Language signs for red, orange, yellow, blue, green, pink, white, grey, black, tan, brown, gold, silver, ask, answer, who, what, when, where, why, how, which, and because.
Don’t talk to the hand, talk with your hands! Test your knowledge of American Sign Language fingerspelling with this quiz from Ryan Moriarty of Sign Language 101. In this ten-question quiz, Ryan spells out words in ASL, and you must use your linguistic skills to figure out what he is communicating. The quiz is a great follow-up to Ryan’s previous lesson, "The Alphabet in Sign Language."
Learn how to sign words for around the home! In this lesson from Sign Language 101, Ryan demonstrates signs for vocabulary words having to do with the house: room, door, couch, closet, basement, attic, and many more. These words will be useful in every day life, so feel "at home" using the signs for around the house!
Why just count numbers on your fingers when you can say numbers with your fingers? Test your knowledge of American Sign Language numbers and fingerspelling with this eight-question quiz from Ryan of Sign Language 101, and improve your linguistic and communication skills. The quiz is a great follow-up to Ryan’s previous lesson, "Numbers in Sign Language."
Looking to broaden your linguistic skills with American Sign Language? Start at the beginning, and learn each letter in the alphabet, as Sign Language 101 demonstrates the proper sign. Though ASL includes many different signs for many different words, not every word in English has a sign, making fingerspelling an extremely important skill to have.
Lost in the woods? No need to resort to trails of bread crumbs! This lesson from Roadside Nature shows you the correct way to hold, use, and read a compass to scout your way home. Point the compass forward, keeping it level with the ground. Ensure that there are no metallic objects or electricity sources nearby, as these can interfere with your compass. Learn about the Quadrant and Azimuth methods of finding a specific direction.
Show off your slideshow skills with this tutorial in the basics of PowerPoint! In this beginner lesson from Motion Training, learn to create professional and engaging slideshows. See how to: add slides; create bullet points; write and edit text make custom slide layouts; format your presentation with themes; add images, animate your presentation; and much more. Although this lesson is specific to PowerPoint 2010, the concepts presented here can be applied to any edition of PowerPoint.
Knowing your way around a sewing machine opens up a whole new world of creativity! From clothing to home décor to customized gifts, sewing provides you with a range of opportunities to use your skills, save money, and bring your artistic designs to life. In this sewing lesson, Mimi G shows you around a sewing machine, explaining the most basic functions that most machines are equipped to do, describes the most necessary tools you’ll need to begin, and teaches you how to read a pattern.
Interested in learning how to use Microsoft Excel 2010? The first in a series, this Excel tutorial covers how to edit and format spreadsheets, enter data, and create basic charts. Motion Training will also teach you simple tips and tricks to help you get started with this powerful software. Although the lesson focuses on Microsoft Excel 2010, the concepts covered can be applied to earlier versions of Excel.