Learn SA Sign Language
Click on the button to see a video on the Do's and Don'ts of interacting with Deaf people.
In South African Sign Language there are five basic elements or parameters that make up each sign. Click the button to find out more.
Click to learn a bit more about classifiers.
Indexing or pointing works well with classifiers, but don't get confused.
Directional verbs help you to communicate faster in South African Sign Language by signing the subject, verb, object in one motion. Check out more below.
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What is behind the button?
Useful tools for Sign Language Professionals and learners
Our LTSM section is aimed at providing essential and useful tools to Sign Language Professionals that can assist them in teaching Sign Language to learners. Here you will find a variety of proven teaching aids that make learning Sign Language easy and fun.
We will continuously upload new tools as they become available, so keep checking back here for more. We also invite you to share any teaching aids you have found to be effective. Just go to our Contact page and let us know.
Download Useful Software Free
Foto Sketcher is a completely free programme for Windows that converts digital photographs into sketches in just a few mouse clicks. There are over 20 different styles to choose from - from pencil sketches to watercolour paintings; from pen & ink drawings to cartoons. Developed by David Thoiron, it offers teachers a useful aide in producing educational drawings from digital photographs. If you like the software, you can donate a coffee to David in thanks.
PLEASE UNZIP THE FILE BEFORE INSTALLING.