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ERIC Number: EJ587732
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0002-726X
Why Is Learning American Sign Language a Challenge?
Kemp, Mike
American Annals of the Deaf, v143 n3 p255-59 Jul 1998
Discusses the challenges of learning American Sign Language (ASL) for hearing individuals, including social-dominance patterns and attitude, grammatical differences, cultural differences, and motivation. Posits that learning ASL should be approached with respect and with the knowledge that mastery only occurs over a substantial period of time. (CR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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