20 Feb American Sign Language (ASL) Online Course – Level 1
Learn American Sign Language, the 3rd most used language in the U.S.
American Sign Language is the most widely used Sign Language by hearing impaired people worldwide due to its practicality and easy-to-use nature.
ASL is a language for everyone and not only for the Deaf. Learning ASL is a great way to get started, and has other benefits for anyone that learns it as well.
An increasing number of colleges and universities worldwide now accept ASL as meeting part or all of their foreign language credit requirements.
More companies now are hiring Deaf or hard-of-hearing employees as part of their work force and hiring applicants who can Sign.
Many people teach their hearing children a little bit of ASL before they can even talk. It can help little ones to learn how to effectively express their needs better before their verbal communication develop. ASL is a visual language and it often uses variations of signs to create visual stories. The process of making these stories involves critical thinking that could be applied to story telling and creating messages in other languages!
For people working in the healthcare and emergency services, learning ASL can make a real difference and save lives. American Sign Language is also used by fire fighters, police officers, scuba divers, stock traders, etc.
A snowball effect is taking place now as more and more people are learning to useAmerican Sign Language.Take this Course