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Introduction to American Sign Language

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    1. Intro to American Sign Language (ASL)
    A lesson with Rob Nielson
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    What is the difference between English and sign language? Rob Nielson compares ASL to written languages and explains why his lessons don’t involve speaking.

    What is the difference between English and sign language? Rob Nielson compares ASL to written languages and explains why his lessons don’t involve speaking.

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    2. How to Sign the Alphabet in ASL
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    Want to learn American Sign Language, or ASL? Start with the basics of fingerspelling and learn the correct form for each letter of the alphabet.

    Want to learn American Sign Language, or ASL? Start with the basics of fingerspelling and learn the correct form for each letter of the alphabet.

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    3. 3-Letter Word Fingerspelling Practice
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    Three-letter words are simple, right? Not if you’re learning ASL. Find out four essential fingerspelling strategies that’ll help you become fluent in signing.

    Three-letter words are simple, right? Not if you’re learning ASL. Find out four essential fingerspelling strategies that’ll help you become fluent in signing.

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    4. How to Sign Colors in ASL
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    Want to learn more descriptive American Sign Language (ASL) signs? In this sign language lesson, learn 12 signs for basic colors, as well as comparison signs.

    Want to learn more descriptive American Sign Language (ASL) signs? In this sign language lesson, learn 12 signs for basic colors, as well as comparison signs.

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    5. How to Sign Greetings & Introductions
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    In this American Sign Language lesson with certified ASL teacher Rob Nielson, learn common ASL words and phrases for meeting, greetings, and salutations.

    In this American Sign Language lesson with certified ASL teacher Rob Nielson, learn common ASL words and phrases for meeting, greetings, and salutations.

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Do the colors have to be done with the left hand or does it matter?
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