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ASL Video Vocabulary Class

Welcome! I’m glad you are here.

In this course, you will learn over 800 Signs, receive tidbits of ASL grammar, and find helpful ways to remember many of the signs. Let’s get started!

How to use this course....

How to use this course:

  1. Download the PDF Student Handbook (link) (or use the printed version you received by postal mail).
  2. View each video in order, following along in the Student Handbook
  3. Sign with your instructor. Practice each sign. Pause as necessary.
  4. Take notes as needed.
  5. Practice the review lessons as if you were in a live class.
  6. Use the Student Handbook to review the signs often.

Why does the Student Handbook have no pictures? It is a study method.

How does this method work?

How does this method work?

  1. First, view and practice the signs with the video.
  2. Then use the Student Handbook to help you remember each sign.
  3. Refer back to the video when needed.

Honor System

Honor System

Please do not share your access code or any portion of these videos with others. All income from the SWM website helps SWM produce more deaf ministry materials.

Lessons

Student Handbook

ASL Video Vocabulary Student Handbook
For Reviewing Signs

Introduction to the Lessons

Get started with this helpful guide to learning ASL and using these lessons.

Fingerspelling Rules

Quick Reference Video

Helps for Learning Signs

Quick Reference Video

5 Parameters of ASL

The MOST IMPORTANT basic principle of ASL!

ABCs – ASL Manual Alphabet

These basic handshapes will also be used to form many of the signs.
Learn these well!

Coming Soon — ASL Numbers

1 to 1,000,000 – Numbers 1-10 are also handshapes to form signs.

Lesson 1

Signs 1 to 48 – Family and Relationship Signs

Lesson 1 Review

Ten sentences for you to practice.

Lesson 2

Signs 49 to 98 – Deafness, Verbs, Emotions

Lesson 2 Review

Ten sentences for you to practice.

Lesson 3

Signs 99 to 196 – Emotions, People, Money, Size

Lesson 3 Review

Ten sentences for you to practice.

Lesson 4

Signs 197 to 273 – Travel, Adjectives, Time

Lesson 4 Review

Ten sentences for you to practice.

Lesson 5

Signs 274 to 323 – Time, Communication, Medicine

Lesson 5 Review

Ten sentences for you to practice.

Lesson 6

Signs 324 to 398 – Miscellaneous

Lesson 6 Review

Ten sentences for you to practice.

Lesson 7

Signs 399 – 517 – Directions, Miscellaneous, Body, Verbs, Earth

Lesson 7 Review

Ten sentences for you to practice.

Lesson 8

Signs 518 to 622 – Color, Prepositions, Pronouns, Animals, Home

Lesson 8 Review

Ten sentences for you to practice.

Lesson 9

Signs 623 to 761 – Food, Countries, School, Sports, Weather, Miscellaneous

Lesson 9 Review

Ten sentences for you to practice.

Lesson 10

Signs 762 to 838 – Bible, Church, Miscellaneous

Lesson 10 Review

Ten sentences for you to practice.

More

SilentWord Store

Silent Word Ministries has a wide variety of sign language and deaf ministry materials.

ASL Institute

Each summer SWM conducts a 3-day workshop to help church interpreters gain needed ASL skills.

Fantastic Saturday

These area-wide deaf ministry workshops are free and open to both Deaf and hearing people. (Signs and voice provided)