What jobs require ASL as a second language?
-some pastors/ speakers
-deaf and military service
ASL! American sign language....freelance :)
ASL stands for American Sign Language.
ASL stands for American Sign Language. ASL is used in the United States. The only other country that uses ASL is Canada and it is only used by English speaking residents.
I took ASL and I found it way easier than learning any language so in my opinion it would be Japanese ASL.
The abbreviation of asl Is American Sign Language
There is no "to be" in American Sign Language (ASL). ASL is a different language with it's own syntax and vocabulary.
There are many Universitys that will accept ASL as a foreign language. For example, Yale and Stanford will accept ASL as a foreign language but many state schools do not have a policy in place. Often, if you speak with the dean of English and request to be tested out of the foreign language requirement in place of ASL, they will work with you. Contact the National Association of the Deaf, (NAD) www.nad.org and they… Read More
American Sign Language (ASL) is the predominant sign language of deaf communities in the United States and English-speaking parts of Canada. While not exactly the same, ASL is VERY similar to French Sign Language (FSL.) Spanish Sign Language (LSE) is more varied than ASL or FSL, as there are 3 distinct dialects.
Answer from Summershorti: I take ASL classes, and I don't think there is a "because" in ASL language. You know, in ASL the language is different so there are variations. In ASL, the term 'because' is the exact same as the sign for 'why'. In ASL, a lot of statements are said by asking questions Example: My name is Daniel "MY-NAME-WHAT-D-A-N-I-E-L"
ASL (american sign language) is largely based on FSL (french sign language) but it actually originated in North America
Yes, ASL is considered a language just like English, Spanish or French.
ASL, American Sign Language
ASL (American Sign Language): You can find some links below in the related links.
Because it has it's own syntax. It isn't simply replacing one sign per word but the word order has to be changed when translating from any language to ASL. Also, ASL is more international than English is.
A certified sign Language Interpreter takes a minimum of two years of college (or other educational program.) Different states have different requirements for certification in interpreting American Sign Language, professionally. Some states require a four year college course, others require more or less than this. The exact degree you would obtain depends on the type of instruction you receive, and what you are wanting to do. It is important to realize that certification in ASL… Read More
ASL ( American Sign Language) was invented when Thomas Gallaudet went to France and met Laurent Clerc. They came up with sign language from French Sign Language and hand signs.
that depends on wether you are a foreigner
The principle is the same in both languages but ASL (American Sign Language) has vastly differing signs for words and phrases to BSL (British Sign Language)
Answer Yes it does make you bilingual because ASL is not English. It has its own grammar and rules. Pure ASL does not convey English; it conveys ASL, as it is a separate language in its own right. Therefore, you are technically bilingual if you know both English and ASL. ANSWER/FOOTNOTE To know both a sign language and a spoken language is to be technically considered a "bimodal bilingual" (spoken and signed are the "modes"… Read More
no ASL or american sign language is a unique language of its own. It is separate from the English language. Manually coded English is a form to fit hand signals with the english word. I hope that helped
Well, the biggest difference is probably going to be that ASL is a physical language, using your hands, arms, body, and face. Spanish is a spoken language that you speak and hear.
No, Sign Languages have their own language. In America it is ASL, whereas in Japan it is JSL and Germany has their own, GSL. ASL is about 30 percent similar to French Sign Language (LSF).
American Sign Language (ASL) is not a form of visual English. It is its own language. A form of visual English is Signed English. In this method of signing, many ASL signs are used but the sentence structure is that of the English language. Also, many ASL signs are "initialized" meaning there are different handshapes corresponding to the correct first letter of the English word intended.
There are no sources found which indicate that Juliette Gordon Low used ASL (American Sign Language).
I would finger spell the words. ASL is the acronym for American Sign Language, and "San Diego" is Spanish.
American Sign Language (ASL) is native to the US and Canada. In addition, ASL has been brought to several other developing countries whose local sign languages were non-standardized or non-existent, including. In some cases, it's not clear whether the language is ASL or just influenced by ASL. West AfricaThroughout West Africa, ASL-based sign languages are spoken by educated Deaf adults. These languages, imported by boarding schools, are often referred to by their country's names. The… Read More
the answer to " how do you speak sign language".... sign language isn't easy to figure out. it takes lots of practice. one of the main " organazations " that helps you learn is any ASL website ASL stands for American Sign Language. i helps you understand more about sign language. some of thier websites are free.... others you have to pay for. i am 12 and i've only been learning sign language for about… Read More
it firstly came from america. ASL is mixed sign language of FRANCE and AMERICA.
American Sign Language (ASL) is used to communicate for deaf people.
I need to know about ASL that person who was established for American Sign Language. Who?
What colleges and universities do not accept American sign language for the foreign language requirement?
It would be better to list the schools that do accept ASL as a foreign language. Most do NOT, only recently has some schools started to accept ASL as a foreign language. George Mason University in Fairfax VA does.
laurent Clerc is one of the first
do thomas know how asl
When did colleges and universities nation wide accept American Sign Language as a foreign language requirement?
ASL is NOT accepted at all colleges and universities as a foreign language, only a select few. You need to contact that specific school and ask. I know George Mason University in Fairfax VA just started accepting ASL as a foreign language a few years ago. More schools are accepting ASL slowly.
BSL is shorthand for British Sign Language. ASL stands for American Sign Language. Although both are languages used to communicate to the deaf, the two languages are very different.
see my answer to "what is sign for King in asl?" here: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_sign_for_king_in_asl&updated=1&waNoAnsSet=2
ASL stands for "American" Sign Language, so, it stand to reason that all other countries use their own forms.
ASL ASL is the abbreviation for American Sign Language, a type of sign language used in the United States to help deaf and hard-of-hearing persons communicate. It is based on French Sign Language. It is not the same thing as "signed English" and requires a specialized degree (SLI- Sign Language Interpreter) in order to be certified to translate. ASL is fun to learn and easy to teach to young infants (approx 10 months and up)… Read More
ASL is spoken in about 20 different countries, and worldwide numbers aren't available. But in the US, it's estimated that between 250,000 and 500,000 people speak ASL as their first language.
Koko the Gorilla (b. July 4, 1971) speaks a unique dialect (or "idiolect") of American Sign Language that has been called Gorilla Sign Language (GSL). Koko knows about 1000 signs, and can understand about 2000 spoken English words, similar to the language ability of a young child. However, Koko does not use grammar or syntax, and the extent to which she understands is disputed.
Certain schools do and certain schools don't. For example, Steinhardt does accept ASL as a foreign language.
I am not aware of a program that can interpret English text to ASL. There are programs that change the English word into an ASL sign but this is not ASL: what you get is series of signs in English word order, which is not ASL. ASL is not based on English grammar, structure; it has it's own grammar and structure. If you look at certain websites you can see how certain common phrases are… Read More
A foreign language is a language that is not often used in a country. When most universities talk about "foreign language," they mean a language other than the main one spoken in your home, or other than the main language that most of your subjects were taught in when you went to school. To be considered a foreign language, the language has to be a language used by humans - so it can't be a… Read More
IMPROVED: Hi: ASL is a signed language like the signed languages of all other languages. It does have idiosyncracies, colloquialism, and even dialects that are special to it. Please forgive the first responder. im not understanding your question use proper language its called English you stupid
Aside from the US and Canada, ASL and its dialects are used in 19 countries, mainly in the Caribbean and Africa. The rest of the world does not use ASL.
For the ASL sign for Jamaica, click here.
some of the signs are considered iconic. However not all signs are