NUMERICAL INCORPORATION:Many signs can include a number in the sign. Typical examples are: 3-weeks, 4-hours, 2-months.
COUCH: This sign is a combination of the sign “sit” and a classifier showing the general shape of a couch.
WHAT-KIND: You do not need to use a separate sign for “what” in the sign “WHAT-KIND.” Just furrow your eyebrows a bit. This sign can also mean “type of”
AND: Note, the sign “AND” is often not needed or is expressed in a different way. For example you can often use the sign “both.”
WITH = TOGETHER The sign “together” is the same as the sign “with.”If you rock the sign “WITH” forward twice it means “to go steady (dating steadily).”
Often times in ASL we will ask a “set up” question. And then we will ask the rest of the question if the person nods “yes.”
Note: There is a type of sign known as a “classifier.” Think of it as an ASL pronoun that represents a general class of things.* long and thin: pencil, pole* flat: paper, shelf* vehicles: cars, bikes
CL:3 is “classifier that uses a “3” handshape. The CL:3 classifier represents vehicles. The way they move or if they are parked.
7. CAR HAVE? HOW-MANY DOORS?(Do you have a car? How many doors does it have?)