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Master ASL Unit Two “Directionality”. American Sign Language I. What is directionality?. The meaning of some signs in ASL can change, based on the way some signs are moved. This feature of ASL is called directionality .
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Master ASL Unit Two“Directionality” American Sign Language I
What is directionality? • The meaning of some signs in ASL can change, based on the way some signs are moved. This feature of ASL is called directionality. • Hint: If you want to sign something being done to, for, or with you, then the sign tends to be directional.
The directional verb “HELP” • HELP~ME • HELP~YOU • HELP~US • HELP~HER/HIM • HELP~THEM • Note: You don’t need to add the sign for the pronouns above-they are included in the sign!
Comprehension Check • Use the correct form of help in each sentence. • Please help me. • I can help you. • He/She can help you. • Help us. • Help them. • You help ___________.
Other Directional Verbs • Give • Move • Pay • Show
More Directionality Practice • Please give me a pencil. • May I move your paper? • She will help you.
Number your paper 1-9 • You will write down one directional verb for each signed sentence: help, move, or give • Each sentence will be signed twice only. • Testing rules will apply.