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Copy of ASL 101 Crash Course
Transcript of Copy of ASL 101 Crash Course
Today we will learn about
Space and Your Face!
aka Grammar Time
Just for Fun!
HELLO, MY NAME...
When asking questions, you must tilt the head slightly forward and maintain eye contact
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American Sign Language Club (University of Alberta)
Ask us anything!
There are over 200 different sign languages in the world.
Over 7o,ooo,000 people use sign language as their first language worldwide.
In America, ASL is the 3rd most used language.
Parts of Canada also use ASL.
What country is ASL originally from?
Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet
-They started the first school for deaf education in North America in 1817.
-They invented ASL.
American School for the Deaf, Hartford CT.
GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY, 1864
The first university in the world for the advanced education of the deaf and hard of hearing.
Ludvig Van Beethoven
HOW ARE YOU?
Developed Braille 1918
FAMOUS PEOPLE WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING?
An author, political
activist and lecturer
First deaf/blind person to earn a Bachelors of Arts
Classical and Romantic Era
Today Beethoven still
remains the most
of ALL time.
American hip-hop musican AND
Founder of D-PAN
NICE TO MEET YOU!