American Sign Language Alphabet


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Which of the following is NOT true of American Sign Language (ASL)?

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1. _____ refers to using the _____ to sign each of the individual letters in a word.

2. Which of the following is true of the ASL manual alphabet?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand the American Sign Language Alphabet. Information you will need to know for the quiz include a scenario that would require fingerspelling and what a person should do when fingerspelling.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you assess your knowledge of:

  • True information about ASL
  • False information about ASL
  • Tips when using fingerspelling
  • A scenario that would use fingerspelling
  • The technique that uses individual letters in a word

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding technique that uses individual letters in a word
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on ASL
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about true information about ASL

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about ASL, review the lesson called American Sign Language Alphabet . The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the ASL manual alphabet
  • Identify how to correctly show every letter in the ASL
  • Learn about how to show numbers with ASL
  • Understand why accuracy is more important than speed
  • Explore how the manual alphabet is used