I Can’t Find This Word! What Should I Do?

  We have a truly massive dictionary on our site- but what happens when you can’t find a word? After typing in the word you are searching for it will pull up potential matches and synonyms. If the word isn’t available you can request it- no really! It’s that easy! For a visual step-by-step, take a […]

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ASL Teachers…Have You Seen Us Lately?

If you teach ASL at the collegiate or high school level, you owe it to yourself and to your students to take a look at what we have to offer.  Not only do we offer our entire program for $12.00 per student for the ENTIRE CALENDAR YEAR, but we have so many features that will suite […]

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To be or….nope, not to be

One of the most interesting and unique parts of ASL is the fact that the verb “to be” is absent from the language.  This is something that you have already learned, but may not be aware that you know. For example: The sentence “I am going to the store” is signed as “STORE I GO”.  […]

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Features of ASLdeafined

There are numerous American Sign Language websites online.  And, you may not know which website to use.  Here at ASLdeafined, we try to meet the needs of all our users.  Listed below are many of our wonderful features we offer to every subscriber.  If there is something you would like to see on our site, […]

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The Use of Synonyms in American Sign Language (ASL)

Synonyms in American Sign Language are powerful to know when learning this vast language. For example, if you were to sign “car”, what else could that sign represent? It could represent the words: Vehicle, automobile, transportation, and auto. You can probably think of an additional word or two that also means “car”. Many times when […]

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Guess This Phrase…

Get the Flash Player to see this player. It is important in American Sign Language to use closure when figuring out what someone is signing.  In this “Guess This Phrase”, I will give you a hint.  The phrase is about food.  Now, if you are not understanding this phrase, do not worry.  ASLdeafined can help […]

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Myths About American Sign Language (ASL)

Myth #1:  American Sign Language is Universal. American Sign Language is not universal.  This myth is often shared by the majority of the hearing community.  American Sign Language is learned by the majority of the Deaf community in North America.  In addition, there are other countries that have adopted American Sign Language as their form […]

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