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1

Historically ASL is related to

French Sign Language

2

ASL is used by deaf people in which two countries

Canada
United States

3

Role of facial expressions head movement and eye gaze in ASL is primarily

Grammatical

4

While signing you need to focus on two areas

Hands
Face

5

Finger spelling is mainly used in what two ways?

Names of people or places
Specify brand names

6

ASL makes use of the space in front of a signers body to

Convey distance
Contrast two people places things or ideas
Time concepts

7

If your path is blocked by two signers talking to each other you should

Walk through them

8

What is considered rude by deaf people

Looking at a sign conversation without indicating you know ASL
Talking without signing in the presence of a deaf person

9

Least effective communicating strategy btwn deaf and hearing people

Speech and speech reading

10

Other than deaf what is the most appropriate term to identify deaf people

None of the above

11

What is ASL.

Language capable of expressing any abstract idea
Language utilizing space and movement to convey meaning