Review and/or Clarify:
[JUMP, DIVE, HIKE, WALK-TO]
Variation in Sign Language
Gallaudet, Thomas Hopkins
___ I have taken the Lesson 26 Vocabulary
___ I have taken the general
practice quiz for this lesson. See:
UP-TO-NOW / SINCE / "have been"
Practice sheet 26.A
01. YOU PREFER CLOTHES BRIGHT, DARK, WHICH?
02. FOR YOU SLEEP MUST DARK?
(Does it have to be dark for you to sleep?)
03. FLOWER GROW-GROW-[garden] DOG DIG, WHY?
04. TOPIC YOU INTERESTED WHAT?
05. FLOWER YOU LIKE WHAT-KIND?
Practice sheet 26.B
06. PEOPLE NAME, FORGET EASY YOU?
07. YOU THINK SCHOOL FUN?
08. Every-SATURDAY what-DO YOU?
09. YOUR BACKPACK HEAVY?
10. YOU AFRAID HIGH-(heights)?
Practice sheet 26.C
11. YOUR HOUSE PAY LOW?
12. YOU LIKE MOUNTAIN HIKE YOU?
13. YOU LIKE STUDY OUTSIDE?
14. YOU LIKE TAKE-CARE-OF PLANT YOU?
(Do you like gardening?)
YOUR FIRST TEACHER, YOU REMEMBER HIS/HER NAME?
Practice sheet 26.D
16. HOW YOU UP-TO-NOW? ("How have you been doing?")
17. YOUR HOUSE, FRONT FIELD-[yard] TREE HAVE?
UP-TO-NOW ASL CLASS YOU TAKE-up HOW-MANY YOU?
19. HOW OFTEN YOU LAUGH?
20. TOPIC YOU DON'T-CARE WHAT?
(What do you not care about?)
YOU LIKE STUDY _____?
YOU LIKE STUDY WHERE?
YOU LIKE STUDY LIBRARY?
YOU LIKE STUDY BEDROOM?
YOU THINK _______ FUN?
YOU THINK THIS CLASS FUN?
YOU THINK GO STORE FUN?
HOW OFTEN-YOU _______?
YOUR FIRST _______, YOU REMEMBER HIS/HER NAME?
YOUR FIRST GIRL-FRIEND, YOU REMEMBER HIS/HER NAME?
YOUR FIRST BOY-FRIEND, YOU REMEMBER HIS/HER NAME?
YOUR FIRST FRIEND, YOU REMEMBER HIS/HER NAME?
YOUR FIRST DOCTOR, YOU REMEMBER HIS/HER NAME?
_______ YOU LIKE WHAT-KIND?
FOOD, YOU LIKE WHAT KIND?
CANDY, YOU LIKE WHAT KIND?
MOVIE, YOU LIKE WHAT KIND?
Note: "GROW (shift) GROW" means to sign "GROW" then move the sign a bit to the side and sign it again. This is a way of saying "garden." Some people sign "GROW" with a "G" handshape and call it an "initialized" form of the sign for garden, (I'd put that in the category of signed English rather than ASL).
Note: When done with two hands and a slight back, down, forward arching
movement, a version of the sign LOW can also mean "demote."
Note: "MOW" is shown by doing a short little double movement that looks
like you are pushing a lawn mower.
Sample sentence: Every-SATURDAY GRASS MOW
Note: "qm-w" stands for "question mark wiggle." That is the process of
holding an "index finger / x" hand up at the end of a sentence and wiggling
the index finger (flexing it a few times so it changes back and forth a few
times from a slightly bent index finger to an "x" handshape). This
sign is sometimes used to add a bit of doubt, incredulousness, or levity to
questions. As if to say, "I'm not so sure you are telling me the truth
Note: When you see a sign glossed with an "!" exclamation point after it that means you should emphasize the sign. Sign it a bit faster and/or a bit more exaggerated than normal.
For a practice quiz,
visit: Lesson 26 Practice Quiz
Check with your instructor or your syllabus regarding any graded
quizzes for this lesson.