What is American Sign Language (ASL)?
- A. a language capable of expressing abstract ideas
- E. a language utilizing space and movement to convey meaning
Historically, American Sing Language is related to:
D. French Sign Language
American Sign Language is used by most Deaf people in which of the following countries?
B. United States
- A. Canada
- B. United States
Approximately what percent of Deaf people who marry are married to to other Deaf people?
American Sign language is traditionally handed down from generation to generation through:
- D. Deaf family members
- C. Residential schools for the Deaf
The role of facial expressions, head movements, and eye gaze in American Sign Language is primarily:
While watching another person sign, it is appropriate to focus on the signer's:
Among ASL signers, finger-spelling is mainly used in what ways?
- A. to specify brand names
- D. to give names to people and places
American Sign Language makes use of the space in front of a signer's body to:
A. Convey distance
B contrast tow people, places, things, or ideas
C. express time concepts
D. indicate sentence types
- A. Convey distance
- B contrast tow people, places, things, or ideas
- C. express time concepts
To get the attention of a Deaf person who is looking the other way, you should:
B. tap him/her on the shoulder
If your path is blocked by two signers conversing with each other, you should:
A. go ahead and walk through
Which of the following are considered rude by Deaf people?
- A. watching a signed conversation
- D. talking (using voice) in the presence of Deaf people
In general, the least effective communication strategy between Deaf and hearing people is:
C. speech and lipreading
Which of the following are valued in the Deaf community?
- B. being kept informed about the community and it's members
- D. ability to speak well
- E. to have a sense of social obligation and duty to the group
Other than the word "Deaf," a culturally appropriate way to identify Deaf people would be to say they are:
F. none of the above