American Sign Language for the Deaf Lesson 1 …Continued…
Spell the following words. Work on making the signs clearly. Speed will come later.
Now spell the following sentences. Hesitate slightly between words.
1. Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country.
2. See the darling children playing by the old trees in the lovely park.
3. Going to bed early gives me a restful night and a good start on the next day.
Practice for incidental situations:
When you have a moment with no planned activity, spell the things around you. For instance, while you wait for your doctor’s appointment, spell desk, chair, television, magazine, door, window, nurse. Such short practices have been shown to be effective learning experiences.