Tag Archives: sign language

Tools: Sign Linguistics Corpora Network

Computer-aided technology has allowed considerable corpus research in linguistics that would not have been available just a few decades ago.  However, many of these corpora are geared towards written language.  Corpora for spoken and singed languages require considerably more effort … Continue reading

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Resources: See What I’m Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary | Official Movie Site

There are a lot of misconceptions about what it is like to be Deaf in this country, including (1) the idea that it is the same as being hard of hearing, (2) misconceptions about Deaf culture, and (3) misunderstandings about … Continue reading

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Language News: Washington Post covers Sign Language at Rock Concerts

American Sign Language (ASL) is structurally different than English.  In addition to the fact that it uses hands instead of sounds, it has different words and a different word order.  Here’s a nice write-up in the Washington Post on the … Continue reading

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