Introduction to American Sign Language

A 5-part course with Rob Nielson

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Course Overview

American Sign Language (ASL) is more than just a list of signs; it’s a very rich, complex, and unique language. In this course, certified ASL teacher Rob Nielson introduces fundamentals of ASL using a whole language approach. Begin with an overview of how ASL compares to oral English, then build signing skills with the ASL alphabet and tips for signing three-letter words. Next, learn color signs, then start developing conversational skills with basic greetings and question formation.


  • Total Time 37 min
  • Lessons 5
  • Exercises 41
  • 22 CQ

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