https://www.duolingo.com/SugarPlum36

American Sign Language

I think it would be a different kind of course but I think it would be really cool, like if you agree and comment if you want to help contribute and I need moderators help

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7
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At the moment, the ASL post that has the most up votes is This one here. So, if you would like to encourage Duolingo to create an American Sign Language course, please go up vote that one.

As for this post, which sign languages are you asking folks to volunteer to create?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SugarPlum36

American

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TimmohB

You don't specify which SL...

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hughcparker
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The Duolingo staff and moderators have asked us to keep to only a single post for each language that's suggested, to keep the forums manageable. Have a look at this post about how to suggest a language course: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/15014194.

Sign language has already been suggested and added to that page. If you want to add your upvote to the calls to add a Sign language course to Duolingo, that's where to do so.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kimonocrazy
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There have been many requests for this. One big thing to consider is which sign language would the course be in as it's not universal also as someone who is studying to be a sign language interpreter, I personally feel that learning in a live class or from Deaf person themselves in much better.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hopeisnotlost

here are some of the different types of sign languages: http://tobermorey.com/deaf/signlanguage.php

Which are you referring to?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hopeisnotlost

never mind read you were talking about ASL

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Rilla47

Yes, I really want to see an ASL course!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/l0ve2sew
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ASL would be nice. I am not sure how to contribute, but if I find out, I might be able to help somewhat. I've studied ASL off and on for 10 years. My main problem is finding someone to practice it with.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bunnygirl82

That would be awesome! :D

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JJPAUL0

you should make you own lesson and teach it on duolingo if you like it so much trust me it would be great

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7
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Unless someone is fluent in sign language, I think they should not teach it. The internet is rife with unqualified people making youtube videos and tutorials like that. In the US, ASL heavily reflects deaf culture But, it also has significant scars. There have been many attempts to colonize ASL and even to extinct it by government administrations who wanted English only. They even tried to replace ASL with Signed Exact English. The last thing ASL needs is more interference from hearing people who start changing things by accident, due to ignorance.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vc120
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I agree!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Drago228

me to that would be awesome

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HUMANCALCULATOR

It would be so cool

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PaganiBoii
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That would be neat

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Una_Mensch

I think it would be really awesome if ASL were added to Duolingo!

1 month ago
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