Sign language across the pond — and beyond
A recent blog post covered the UK’s first BSL poetry slam, and how sign language poetry utilizes visual elements to create beauty. But did you know that BSL and ASL are not as similar as you might think? “ASL and BSL are two separate languages which arose independently of each other. Although there are some signs […]Read More...
September 20th, 2017
Posted in Deaf Culture, Living Language
Sign language around the world
Bachelors in American Sign Language interpretation students at William Woods University have so many opportunities to explore the global implications of sign languages around the world — from ASL 120 Deaf Culture, where students compare and contrast Deaf culture in America with other perspectives, to Interpretation courses. In the above Attitude Live video, New Zealand Sign […]Read More...
January 20th, 2016
Posted in ASL Books & Resources, Linguistics