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 also give your signing a little extra personality. You can even add emphasis by exaggerating your expressions! It’s so important to be yourself, so start by showing for everyone to see!


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