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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:

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?

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

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