Sign Language Lessons: Common Phrases : How to Sign Feelings in Sign Language
August 8, 2019
Hello! My name is Melissa and on behalf of
Expert Village, today we’re going to be learning some basic signs, words, phrases in sign language.
In this clip, we’re going to learn the words anger, mad, quiet, cry, and bad. The first
one, anger, I want you to think that you’re angry about something so you’re feeling something.
Anger. It’s coming from the inside. You’re angry. Anger. You want to bring your fingers,
bend them slightly, and you’re coming up from your stomach upwards. Anger. Anger. If you’re
mad. Mad. Mad. Instead of being angry you’re mad. Again, that’s where facial expression
really is important because you’ll raise your eyebrows up. Mad. Mad. Anger. Anger. Mad.
How about quiet. Quiet. What do people normally do? They go shh. They shh you, so quiet is
actually 2 hands. One comes up with that quiet finger and another hand like this. Quiet.
Quiet. Quiet. Quiet. Cry. This might have made someone cry. To signify tears rolling
down your eyes or your cheek rather. Cry. Cry. And finally bad. Bad. It’s like someone
tasting something and it tastes bad. Bad. Bad. Bad.