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The ASL Alphabet Explained

The ASL alphabet contains the most important 26 signs you will ever learn. That is why it is especially important that we get it right the first time. It also helps to be aware of common variations of certain letters so you are not thrown off by it when trying to read someone else’s fingerspelling. …

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Learn ASL The Fast Way

According to linguist Chris Lonsdale, by learning approximately 1,000 high frequency words in a language, you can attain up to 85% fluency.  But what words are considered high frequency? Fortunately, with this new series of videos, you won’t have to guess. In this particular video, you’ll be learning your first set of 10 high frequency …

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How you can learn any language!

I recently got the opportunity to interview Juliana Russell about language learning and she didn’t disappoint. She is a teacher, a polyglot, and business owner of The Language Mindset. In the interview, she shares with us methods she’s personally utilized to become fluent in four languages (English, Spanish, French, and Italian) and how she is …

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Group Practice

I’m happy to let you all know that we will be hosting another ASL Group Practice Session this Wednesday! We will be starting at 5:00 PM PST on April 22nd. These group meetings are a great way to get some real life practice using what you have learnt so far. Each week, we start with …

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Top 10 Books to Read During Quarantine

In the wake of an unexpected pandemic, many of us have been locked away in our houses for weeks, only leaving for the essential trips to the grocery store. We went from constantly running errands, working, attending school, and spending time with friends and family, to sitting on our couches and continuously checking for the newest COVID-19 update. Thankfully, for those of us who are healthy, we now have time to do some of the things we’ve always wanted to. That’s why I created a list of my top ten books to read during quarantine. (These are also great to read during breaks between tele-working!)

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A Rare Gift

Every four years we are gifted with the one thing we all need most, time. Time really is our most precious resource, and this year we are gifted with an extra 24 hours, a whole extra day’s worth of time.  This is an incredible opportunity to do the things that you have always wanted to do …

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Top 5 Books of 2019

For those that may not know, I might as well admit it now, I am a voracious reader. I had set up the goal at the beginning of the year of reading 100 books in 2019. Although I didn’t quite reach that number this year, I did get through over 70 of them (you can …

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