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ASL: Lesson 23:

Objectives:
___ Discussion topic:  Review: EQUAL-[fair, level]
___ Discussion topic:  Indexing on the Non-Dominant Hand
___ Discussion topic:  Classifier: 4
___ I am able to recognize and sign the practice sentences and story for this lesson

___ I have taken the Lesson 23 Vocabulary Practice Quiz
___ I have taken the general practice quiz for this lesson.  See: PRACTICE QUIZZES
 

Vocabulary:

add-to
ALTOGETHER-[total, sum]
APARTMENT
BOOKSTORE
CAFETERIA / Restaurant
DORM
DIVIDE
EXPLAIN-[describe, Directions]
ENGLISH
FRESHMAN
FLUNK
FAIL
JUNIOR
MATH-[algebra, calculus, geometry, T-R-I-G]
NUMBER
POST-[put up a poster, bulletin+board]
PLUS-[positive]

PASS
STUDY
SOPHOMORE
SENIOR
TAKE-AWAY
WORSE-[figure, times]

 


Practice sheet 23.A
01. TWELVE DIVIDE SIX EQUAL WHAT-[huh]?
02. ELEVEN  PLUS FOURTEEN EQUAL WHAT-[huh]?
03. EIGHTEEN TAKE-AWAY FIVE EQUAL WHAT-[huh]?
04. ALGEBRA, CAN YOU EXPLAIN ME?
05. ALTOGETHER, YOU KNOW HOW-MANY SIGN?

Practice sheet 23.B
06. BEFORE-[prior-to] TEST, YOU STUDY ALL-NIGHT?
07. ENGLISH, YOU LIKE STUDY?
08. STUDENT FAIL CLASS, WHY?
09. THIS CITY, BOOKSTORE, HOW-MANY?
10. T-R-I-G, YOU FINISH PASS?

Practice sheet 23.C
11. CAFETERIA WHERE?
12. SENIOR GIRL STUCK-UP, WHY?
13. YOU LIVE A-P-T?
14. YOU FRESHMAN, SOPHOMORE?
15. YOU LIKE MATH?

Practice sheet 23.D
16. RESTAURANT YOU LIKE EAT, what-NAME?
17. FLUNK CLASS PAST-[before] YOU?
18. YOU LIVE DORM?
19. YOUR PHONE NUMBER, YOU POST BATHROOM?
20. YOUR WORST CLASS WHAT? (What is your worst class?)


add-to | ALGEBRA | ALL-NIGHT | ALTOGETHER-[total/sum] | APARTMENT | A-P-T | BATHROOM BEFORE-[prior-to] | BOOKSTORE | CAFETERIA | Calculus | CAN CITY CLASS | DIVIDE DORM | EAT | ENGLISH | EQUAL | EXPLAIN-[describe/directions] | FAIL FINISH | FLUNK | FRESHMAN | Geometry GIRL HOW-MANY | JUNIOR | KNOW | LIKE | LIVE | MATH | ME | NAME | NUMBER | PASS | PAST-[before] | PHONE | PLUS-[positive] | POST-[put-up-poster/bulletin-board] | RESTAURANT | SENIOR SIGN | SOPHOMORE STUCK-UP STUDENT | STUDY| TAKE-AWAY | TEST | THIS | T-R-I-G WHAT WHERE WHY | WORSE-[figure/times/multiply]-WORST



Practice tip: Suppose your practice partner asks you if you live in an apartment.  If you don't live in an apartment instead of just saying "no" you could you tell him you "live in a house."
Later if he asks you if you live in a dorm, instead of answering "no" you could say, "not yet" or "before" or "I want (to)" or some other information filled answer.

Review: 
EQUAL-[fair, level]
 


Indexing on the Non-Dominant Hand:
You can use your non-dominant hand (that's the  left-hand for six out of seven people) as a way to talk about your family or friends.  For example, as you introduce each of your brothers and sisters you can "index" them on the non-dominant hand by pointing to different fingers for each sibling. Start with the oldest first and work your way down.


Classifier: 4
(CL4) This sign is used to represent multiples of items that are arranged in a certain way. CL4 can be used for things like: hair (styles), curtains, a line of people, lines on a shirt or a piece of paper, etc.
Visit the Classifier 4 page for examples.


Note: "worse vs times"
"Worse/worst" is a single movement
"Times" is a single movement
The only difference is the facial expression and the rest of the sentence.

Notes: "more than"
To express the concept of "more than" can either sign a combination of the two separate signs "MORE" and "THAN" or you can use the single sign "MORE_THAN."

  


For a practice quiz, visit: Lesson 23 Practice Quiz
Check with your instructor or your syllabus regarding any graded quizzes for this lesson.

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