CHALLENGE !!! D ID YOU KNOW THAT THERE ARE MANY DIFFERENT SING LANGUAGES ? Y ES, THERE ARE … During this presentation we will speak of a few … CHALLENGE: How many different sign languages can you notice/find? Write them down to share at the end of class.
Manually coded English vs American Sign Language
Hand Configuration Hand configuration is very important. Not to be mistaken … Langue des signes francaise
Orientation, Placement and Mouvement Orientation, placement and mouvement are very important! Langue des signes francaise
Orientation, Placement and Mouvement Orientation, placement and mouvement are very important! American Sign Language
Syntax I + ask + PAST + John + for + the + card + plural American Sign Language
Morphology What about morphology? Do you think that learning sign language involves some kind of morphological knowledge? Number – ex: singular or plural? Distributiontional aspects – ex: each, certain, etc. Temporal aspects – ex: for a long time, regularly, over and over Temporal focus – ex: starting to, gradually, etc. Manner – ex: with ease, with difficulty, slowly Degree – ex: a little, a bit very, excessively Reciprocyty - Indicates mutual relationships or actions Index – changes person reference for verbs American Sign Language