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21 Dec 2014 App Lists
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If you want to learn sign language or brush up on your signing skills then check out our list of the best sign language apps for your iPhone.

 

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American Sign Language.
$2.99
iPad / iPhone
1 review

A great introduction to American Sign Language with over 250 video lessons.

  • Makes you feel like you’re entering a whole new world
  • Lets you communicate with your hands
  • Your primer to the wonderful world of sign language
  • 197 lessons
  • Contains everything from the basics 

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Learn American Sign Language - ASL Video Flashcards
$1.99
iPad / iPhone
1 review
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This app has 9 video lessons that are easy to follow. Covers major topics of life. 

  • Teaches you dexterity at signing
  • Guided by noted ASL practitioner Renee Moore
  • Lists the most common signs being made
  • Teaches you when the best time is for busting out your new signing chops

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Learn Sign Language Alphabets
$1.99
iPad / iPhone

Learning how to sign the alphabet is arguably the best place for beginners to start and this app will help you with that. 

  • Proper hand signs for the alphabets
  • Encourages you to “practice” your skills
  • Memory and vocabulary games
  • Four different lessons
  • Colorful interface

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Learn Basic Sign Language
$0.99
iPad / iPhone

If you really want a very thorough learning experience of the basics, then this is the app for you.

  • Every basic noun and verb is painstakingly detailed
  • Sets of impressive illustrations
  • Lets you catch the “gist” to the most common signing words
  • Simple tutorials
  • 24/7 support

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手話『日本・アメリカ』JSL&ASL
$1.99
iPad / iPhone

If you want to learn a foreign language, then try your signing skills with Japanese sign language. 

  • Lets you learn sign language in Japanese
  • Lets you learn the Japanese language, to boot
  • Two-in-one value
  • Multi-lingual interface
  • Clear illustrations

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Marlee Signs
Free
iPad / iPhone
2 reviews

If you are interested in learning American Sign Language, then check out this free app.

  • Hosted by Academy Award-winning actress Marlee Matlin
  • Teaches you the basics of sign language
  • Makes the learning process smooth and easy
  • Step-by-step spelling
  • Text-to-sign translation 

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Sign Language With Sammi Signs
Free
iPad / iPhone
1 review

This app is designed for kids as Sammi will teach them the basics. It's both fun and educational for the kiddos. 

  • Basic ASL words
  • Uses words that will relate to kids
  • In-app quiz
  • Makes learning fun
  • Beautiful interface

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Sign Language Dictionary
Free
iPad / iPhone

This app is ideal for users of all levels. It's convenient and easy to find a word that you are looking for, with videos to show you how to properly sign. 

  • Directory of useful videos
  • Real-time signing
  • “Slo-mo” options
  • Includes normal conversational phrases
  • Ideal for all levels of ASL practitioners

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ASL Everyday Phrases - American Sign Language by Selectsoft
$2.99
iPad / iPhone

Learn over 100 of the most "everyday phrases" with this app. It's great for beginner and intermediate users. 

  • 100 useful phrases
  • Updated content
  • Option to download additional content
  • Flashcard-style quizzes
  • Easy swiping of videos

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JW Library Sign Language
Free
iPad / iPhone
1 review

The Jehova Witnesses have translated their version of the bible in sign language and they did an awesome job with this app. 

  • The Bible translated word-for-word in sign language
  • Useful video publication
  • Colorful images
  • Automatically look up on cited verses
  • Manages your app space

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ASL Dictionary HD American Sign Language
$7.99
iPad / iPhone

Over 5,000 words displayed for you on high definition videos. Also includes other features like quizes, favorite lists and more. 

  • Over 5000 words
  • Lets you sign the same word
  • Learn multiple ways to sign
  • Add specific words to favorites
  • Works offline

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3Strike American Sign Language Fingerspelling
Free
iPad / iPhone
2 reviews

This app teaches you ASL in a game-like manner. Great for those who learn things differently than the norm. 

  • Represents 26 letter of the alphabet
  • Game-centered learning
  • Share your scores online
  • Daily leaderboards
  • 24/7 support

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ASL Coach - 'American Sign Language'
Free
iPad / iPhone
2 reviews

This is the classic ASL tutorial compressed to a single mobile app.

  • High ratings
  • Full application
  • Updated resources
  • Clear images
  • Intuitive interface

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Baby Sign Language Dictionary - ASL Edition
$2.99
iPad / iPhone
1 review
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Teaching sign language to babies is not only great for communication but it also improves their cognitive and learning skills as well. 

  • Includes all 340 signs
  • Detailed images
  • Fully interactive
  • Customizable settings
  • 24/7 support

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Cherry is a hard-working writer and an aspiring web designer who can't go a day without using her favorite apps. She's always on the lookout for new apps and enjoys discovering ones that others have overlooked.

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