Basic Sign Language Phrases : Facial Expressions in Sign Language
August 10, 2019
And today we’re talking about easy, simple
things, very basic things to say to a deaf person in their own language. And they will
appreciate that. We’ve already went over how to introduce ourselves. One thing you want
to remember is that you want to remember, And I want to remind you, is your facial expression.
If you say how are you? Oh, I’m good. I’m fine, I’m good. And they turn to you, how
are you? I’m good. Do I look like I’m good right now? Look at me. I’m good. No, you have
to your facial expression needs to match it. Smile. See? Hi, if you’ve met someone, you’re
speaking English, hi how are you? I’m good, how are you? Nice to meet you. You’d smile,
wouldn’t you? wouldn’t you Now their language you can just signs. it’s facial expressions.
Half of it’s your facial expression. If it doesn’t match what you’re signing, it won’t
make any sense. Remember, when you meet somebody, or you say I’m fine or I’m good, make sure
you’re not lying. Make sure it’s on your face. I’m good.