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English vs. ASL

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Christin Wiggins

on 1 December 2014

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Transcript of English vs. ASL

English vs. ASL
American Sign Language
French
1816 (Thomas Gallaudet)
Spatial (visual)
Direct (minimum)
Syntax
Tense
Change
Over time the spoken language changes ASL as more hearing people learn. Hearing people modify ASL to fit what they already know.
Examples
Day
States
Countries
Develop
Similarities
Rule Governed
Dialects
Functions
Arbitrary
Living Language
Works Cited
http://www.aslpro.com/cgi-bin/aslpro/aslpro.cgi
http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/hearing/pages/asl.aspx#4
http://doug.stringham.net/uvuasl/3330/3330_linguisticdifferences.pdf
http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0200808.html
English
Anglo-Saxon German
1066
Auditory
Indirect
Syntax
Tense
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