___ I know a bit about
___ I know a bit about
___ I can recognize and sign
numbers 1,000,000 and up
___ I understand the concept of
___ I am able to recognize and sign the practice sentences and story for
___ I have taken the
Lesson 8 Quiz
___ I have taken the general practice quiz for this lesson.
See: PRACTICE QUIZZES
___ I am done with Lesson 8
MY MOM WASHING-MACHINE EVERYDAY. I-HELP-HER. WASHING-MACHINE I (shift
your body to face slightly to the right, open lid of washing machine" (face
forward again) CLOTHES DIRTY (shift your body slightly to the left-act out
putting dirty clothes into the washer). PANTS, SHIRT, SOCKS, UNDERWEAR
"throw-into washer." MY HEARING AID? I DON'T-LIKE. Take-off-HEARING-AID,
(Crain your neck, look for mom, check both directions while keeping the
right hand in an "x" handshape then change your handshape into the "PUT"
sign and quickly put the hearing aid into the washer and close the lid.
Clasp your hands, smile with wide eyes, and try to look innocent." MOM FIND,
Classifier: H. The "H" handshape can be used to show things like a
belt or a tie.
A student asks: When signing "Do you have a backpack?", do you
sign 'backpack' then 'have', then'you'? Also, when signing
'have', do you sign "have" or do you show possession using the "b" sign?
Response: You can either topicalize the sentence (Object, Subject
Verb) or you can just use Subject Verb Object.
In general it is fine to just sign, YOU HAVE BACKPACK?
Consider the differences in these two English sentences:
1. Do you have a backpack?
2. Do you have the backpack?
These two sentences have slightly different meanings.
Similarly, the sentence "BACKPACK, HAVE YOU?" would be used to introduce or
reintroduce the concept "backpack" into the conversation and then ask a
question about it.
The sentence "YOU HAVE BACKPACK" could be interpreted either way, "a
backpack" or "the backpack" but it tends to assume that the person already
knows we are talking about a particular backpack.
The sign "have" would use "bent hands" touching the chest. See "HAVE."
Note: The sign for shirt can be done with one
hand or two. If you do it with one hand though it might be mistaken
for the sign "volunteer."
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