LearnSigns 35: Indefinite Pronouns

Indefinite pronouns are words you use every day even if you didn’t know they had such a fancy name. These are words such as all, each, every, and none. There are a bunch of them, but this lesson covers most of the ones you need to know.


LearnSigns 34: Vehicles

Sitting at a roundabout in Mexico teaching sign language. How fun!

Vocabulary learned in this lesson:

  • Car
  • Truck
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Plane
  • Boat
  • Ship
  • Taxi

If you like the outdoor locations, let me know. I have a few more weeks in the big city of Merida, Mexico and can try to think of other vocabulary lists that go with these locations. You can leave a comment below or write to me with your suggestions.

Thank you to those of you who have bought the book, Learning Sign Language. I would greatly appreciate a review of the book either at Amazon (or one of the other retailers), or at your own blog. Something as simple as posting a link to the book on Facebook would help spread the word among your friends.


LearnSigns 33: Farm Animals

When I was thinking through a list of animals I came up with a huge list. I will probably have to do 3 different lessons on animals. This one is a list of farm animals. There could have been a few more, but I will save those and find another list they can fit in.

Vocabulary learned in this lesson:

  • Farm
  • Animals
  • Cow
  • Bull
  • Pig
  • Goat
  • Sheep
  • Horse
  • Donkey
  • Chicken
  • Rooster
  • Turkey
  • Dog
  • Cat

Incidental signs

  • Dirty
  • Old
  • Devil
  • Stubborn

Will get the transcript and the captioning up soon.


LearnSigns 32: Books

To celebrate the release of my new ebook, Learning to Sign, I have put together a list of vocabulary that has to do with books.

Learning to Sign is currently available at Amazon. I hope to have the Nook version available within the next couple of days.

Vocabulary learned in this lesson:

  • Book
  • Bible
  • Library
  • Bookstore
  • Bookshelf
  • Dictionary
  • Encyclopedia
  • Magazine, Pamphlet, Booklet
  • Newspaper
  • Scroll
  • Read

Incidental vocabulary:

  • Jesus
  • Sale, Store
  • Shelf
  • Print, News

View the episode transcript.


LearnSigns 31: House Keeping

While this episode is about cleaning your house, it is also about taking care of some information I need to tell you about an upcoming book. First the vocabulary.

New words learned in this lesson:

  • Clean /Nice / Wash
  • Wash
  • Plate
  • Cup
  • Wash Clothes / Washing Machine
  • Sweep
  • Vacuum
  • Garbage / Trash

Concerning the new book, I needed to get some information from you. First I wrote a post about the book and how that I need input to know where to make the book available. Please comment there or send me an email.

View the episode transcript.


LearnSigns 30: Colors

These are common colors in American Sign Language. Not all the colors known to man are included because not all the colors have a sign. But the basic ones do and you will learn them in this video.

Colors learned in this lesson:

  • Color
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Yellow
  • Purple
  • Red
  • Pink
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Black
  • Brown
  • Tan
  • White
  • Orange

One of the things I asked viewers to do in this video is to write a description of the way the color gray is signed in your area in the comments below.