Coming Soon…. The Mobile App for ASLdeafined!

  That’s right- after several years of bring the best ASL online textbook to your school and your home, we are bringing it right to your smartphone!                                                          […]

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Same, But DIfferent: Variations for the Word COMPUTER

Accents develop in most languages and sign language is no exception: Countries that use American Sign Language include the United States, Canada, and even the Philippines! Different countries, states, and even towns will have their own signs mixed within ASL. How cool is that? The sign for COMPUTER particularly varies a lot. Check out seven different […]

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ASL Tip- Don’t forget your facial expressions!

American Sign Language is an amazing and expressive language- but if you don’t “show it” your signing will fall flat! Let’s take the sign for HAPPY, for example. If you don’t sign it with a smile then you may convey a sarcastic tone. Try it like Mindy! Your facial expressions don’t just provide context, they […]

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Lauching our New Twitter Daily #SignOfTheDay

ASLdeafined has a growing Twitter presence and they all love the same thing: ASL videos! That’s why we are now launching #SignOfTheDay on Twitter!  With #SignOfTheDay not only will you get a sneak peak into our ever-growing video dictionary, but you’ll also learn a new sign in ASL everyday! How cool is that? Today we […]

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Why is our ASL Dictionary the BEST?

You’re desperate to finish that ASL homework… or maybe that sign is on the tip of your ‘fingers’- either way you need that sign NOW! So why choose ASLdeafined?  16,000+ Videos: Our video dictionary contains vocabulary from our lessons, variations of those signs, and even requested words from anyone that learns with us! Variations for […]

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Ask A Deafie: 10 Frequently Asked Questions

One of our Deaf instructors, Jenna, has taken some time to answer a few questions she’s just plain tired of hearing. (Get it?!) 1. IT’S SO NICE TO ME-ET YOU! 😀 AH! Nice to meet you too! But there’s no need to yell- just talk at an even pace and try not to mumble. 2. […]

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5 Reasons Why Teachers Use ASLdeafined

Today is World Teacher’s Day and you all know just how much we LOVE our teachers… but do you know why our teachers love US? 1. Easy Lesson Planning ASLdeafined is already organized into four levels to help keep consistent curriculum throughout your ASL program, and each lesson consists of around 20 vocabulary words (with […]

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ASL vs BSL – Turtles!

This week we celebrated Turtle Day! We LOVE the sign for turtle in ASL- that cute little shell! – but did you know the sign for turtle is JUST as cute in British Sign Language?   We sign this (ASL):   Our neighbors across the pond sign the word turtle like this: http://www.signbsl.com/sign/turtle It looks […]

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“You’re deaf? How do you drive?!”

A Satire by Jenna V.   Deaf people living in India have recently gained the right to drive, and I wanted to answer some questions regarding us ‘dangerous’ deaf motorists! Here is a list of FAQs that I get about driving, and my response:   1. So… you’re deaf. How do you get to work?  Well since […]

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Questions Often Asked to a Sign Language Interpreter

As an interpreter, many questions are asked by the general public.  Which some are shocking to me.  And, looking back, it shouldn’t be so surprising that people who are not familiar with Deaf culture I wanted to share some of these questions with you… Are you Deaf? This question gets asked a lot.  It is […]

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