Elderly Deaf Philadelphians
 
Cheryl A: How ASL Helps Language Acquisition

Title

Cheryl A: How ASL Helps Language Acquisition

Date of this Version

4-2-2016

Description

Philadelphia Signs Project video with participant discussing the beginning of her language acquisition.

Comments

“It was different and disorienting [at first] but then I was like, ‘Oh!’ and I would learn [the sign language]. Then it became easy to socialize. Then the dorm was better than home”

Keywords

Philadelphia Signs Project, sociolinguistics, deaf, sign language, American Sign Language, ASL, regional variation

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Cheryl A: How ASL Helps Language Acquisition

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