|SignWriting List Forum|
"Angus B. Grieve-Smith" |
Date: Wed Nov 4, 1998 11:17 pm
Subject: Re: A general ASL question
On Wed, 4 Nov 1998, Michele Lewis wrote:
> I will teach them a sign a particular
> way and then we will watch a video and they will see a
> different sign for the same word.
These are most likely regional variants. The best thing to do is
to have them adopt one choice for each sign (ideally, the one used most
commonly in your area) for their own expressive use, but be able to
recognize all the other variants they're likely to encounter.
-Angus B. Grieve-Smith
The University of New Mexico