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Links and Resources
||Signing SavvyThis is one of the multitude of video dictionaries available online. It shows multiple ways a sign can be conveyed (although pay attention to the order of the tabs on each entry; "ASL 1" means a sign will be more commonly understood than "ASL 2").
||Fingerspelling Alphabet ChartsAlso from Dr. Bill's website, these charts of the ASL alphabet, labelled and unlabelled, are useful wallpapers or printables to help you memorize the handshapes!
||Deaf CoffeeThis helpful site lists meetups and social events for the Deaf and signing communities. The list is not exhaustive, but if you want to find a place to practice your ASL with other signers, this can help!
||Fingerspelling Practice Drill GameDr. Bill Vicars is a respected Deaf teacher of ASL in the American Deaf communities. His free website hosts this simple game to help you learn to read fingerspelling, along with other ASL practice games!
TCTC Library Resources for ASL Students
Random House Webster's American Sign Language Dictionary by
Call Number: TCTC -Easley Campus Stacks-Easley HV2475 .C66 2008
Publication Date: 2008-06-10
The Random House Webster’s Unabridged American Sign Language Dictionary is a treasury of over 5,600 signs for the novice and experienced user alike. It includes complete descriptions of each sign, plus full-torso illustrations. There is also a subject index for easy reference as well as alternate signs for the same meaning.
Films On Demand: American Sign Language, Level 1 (video playlist)
TCTC's database subscriptions offer you access to the Films On Demand collections of educational and recreational videos, including this instructional series made by Learn Sign Language Ltd. to supplement your coursework in ASL. Additional ASL videos can then be found on FOD to build on this series. Try it!