Course curriculum

    1. Lesson 1.1 – Gestures & body language

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    2. Lesson 1.2 – Words you already know

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    3. Lesson 1.3 – Facial expressions

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    4. Activity 1.3 - Facial expressions

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    5. Lesson 1.4 – Body language

    6. Activity 1.4 - Body language

    7. Lesson 1.5 – Numbers 1-10

    8. Activity 1.5 - Numbers

    9. Lesson 1.6 – Language tip

    10. Activity 1.6 - Putting it together

    11. Activity 1.7 - Quiz

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    12. Lesson 1.7 – Quiz

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    13. Activity 1.8 - Quiz answers

    14. Lesson 1.9 – Lesson wrap-up

    1. Lesson 2.1 – ABCs, Colors, & Pronouns

    2. Lesson 2.2 – ABCs

    3. Activity 2.2 - ABCs

    4. Lesson 2.3 – Colors

    5. Activity 2.3 - Colors

    6. Lesson 2.4 – Numbers 11-20

    7. Activity 2.4 - Numbers 11-20

    8. Lesson 2.5 – Language tip

    9. Lesson 2.6 – Pronouns

    10. Activity 2.6 - Pronouns

    11. Lesson 2.7 – Deaf Culture

    12. Activity 2.8 - Quiz

    13. Lesson 2.8 – Quiz

    14. Activity 2.9 - Quiz answers

    15. Lesson 2.10 – Lesson wrap-up

    1. Lesson 3.1 – Everyday signs & common phrases

    2. Lesson 3.2 – Everyday phrases

    3. Activity 3.2 - Everyday phrases

    4. Lesson 3.3 – Numbers 21-30

    5. Activity 3.3 - Numbers 21-30

    6. Lesson 3.4 – Language tip

    7. Lesson 3.5 – Common phrases

    8. Activity 3.5 - Common phrases

    9. Lesson 3.6 – Deaf culture

    10. Activity 3.7 - Quiz

    11. Lesson 3.7 – Quiz

    12. Activity 3.8 - Quiz answers

    13. Lesson 3.9 – Lesson wrap-up

    1. Lesson 4.1 – Antonyms & common phrases

    2. Lesson 4.2 – Antonyms

    3. Activity 4.2 - Antonyms

    4. Lesson 4.3 – Numbers 31-40

    5. Activity 4.3 - Numbers 31-40

    6. Lesson 4.4 – Language tip

    7. Lesson 4.5 – Common phrases

    8. Activity 4.5 - Common phrases

    9. Lesson 4.6 – Deaf culture

    10. Activity 4.7 - Quiz

    11. Lesson 4.7 – Quiz

    12. Activity 4.8 - Quiz answers

    13. Lesson 4.9 – Lesson wrap-up

    1. Lesson 5.1 – Around the house & hobbies

    2. Lesson 5.2 – Around the house

    3. Activity 5.2 - Around the house

    4. Lesson 5.3 – Numbers 41-50

    5. Activity 5.3 - Numbers 41-50

    6. Lesson 5.4 – Language tips

    7. Lesson 5.5 – Hobbies

    8. Activity 5.5 - Hobbies

    9. Lesson 5.6 – Deaf culture

    10. Activity 5.7 - Quiz

    11. Lesson 5.7 – Quiz

    12. Activity 5.8 - Quiz answers

    13. Lesson 5.9 – Lesson wrap-up

About this course

  • 139 lessons
  • 3.5 hours of video content
  • Duration: 10 Weeks (flexible)
  • Full course access for 1 year!
  • 2.6 CEUs awarded upon completion

Instructor

Dr. Byron Bridges

Instructor

Born deaf to deaf parents and growing up with a deaf sister, Dr. Byron W. Bridges has used ASL as the primary language throughout his whole life. He attended deaf schools and public schools. Dr. Bridges earned his Bachelors of Arts degree in Deaf Studies at California State University of Northridge, Masters of Arts (MA) degree in Linguistics from Gallaudet University, and a doctoral degree (Ed.D) in Deaf Studies and Deaf Education at Lamar University. Dr. Bridges co-authored the book, Deaf Tend Yours. He has written video scripts and produced numerous sign language related videotapes/DVDs. He is a nationally-known teacher and lecturer in ASL and sign language interpretation. Dr. Bridges has been in the field of ASL linguistics, interpreting and post secondary teaching of ASL as a second language for over 30 years. He is a certified Deaf interpreter (CDI), earning the certification through the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. Dr. Bridges is ready to teach you how to sign. Join the new classroom and learn how to sign at your own pace. Learn from an ASL authority who has successfully taught thousands of sign language students and interpreters. Sign Language 101 will have you signing today!