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Learn Sign Language Alphabets app review: teaching you the ABCs of sign language



Learn Sign Language Alphabets by LearningSheep is an educational app that will teach you American Manual Alphabet. It offers an introduction to manual ASL so you can learn more complex finger spelling. It serves as a foundation for advanced sign language lessons. This application requires iOS 3.0 or later and it is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Learn Sign Language Alphabets


Why Learn Sign Language Alphabet?

There are many sign language alphabets throughout the world. For standard American Sign Language, the manual alphabet is the most basic and the foundation for learning more advanced sign language lessons.

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Learning manual sign language alphabet introduces you to standard ASL. If you have a basic knowledge of standard ASL alphabet, you will be able to communicate with hearing impaired persons. It also helps you describe some objects or names that have no equivalent ASL symbol. And of course, it is always fun to learn a new method of communicating with other people.

Learn Sign Language Alphabets makes it easier for you to understand finger spelling. This application offers an informal yet very enjoyable way of learning American manual sign language. With the help of this app, you will learn to spell words using sign language alphabet.

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Features of Learn Sign Language Alphabets

One of the most striking features of Learn Sign Language Alphabets is its highly colorful interface and cartoonish layout with graphics that will transport you back to your kindergarten days. The combination of pastel colors, animations, and the comic fonts are all pleasing to the eyes.

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The app offers four major lessons: Learn Sign Language, Alphabet Matching, Memorization Practice, and Vocabulary Practice. These lessons are easily accessible in the main menu.

The first lesson offers the basics of manual sign language. When you select a letter, an animated sheep will be shown on screen together with the hand sign. The fun graphics will help you remember each sign language alphabet.

In Alphabet Matching, colorful sheep strapped to flying balloons float through the screen. A manual ASL sign will be shown to you and you need to match it to the correct letter. The game-like approach to alphabet matching adds more fun to the lessons.

The section on memorization is presented like a card matching game. Hand signs and English letters are shown in random order. You have to match the correct letter to each hand sign to test your understanding of manual ASL.

And finally, the Vocabulary Lesson offers another game-like interface. A word will be presented to you on screen with one missing letter. You have to choose the right sign to complete the word in order to get a score.

Learn Sign Language Alphabets combines sign language lessons with interactive games. It has fun features that will keep you occupied for many hours.

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Learn Sign Language Alphabets


Pros & Cons


  • Simple and easy-to-use interface
  • Colorful design with fun animation
  • Four lessons to learn manual ASL
  • Informal learning process
  • Works offline


  • Probably too simple for some users

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Final Thoughts

Learn Sign Language Alphabets is an educational app that will help you understand manual ASL in a fun way. Its game-like animated features provide hours of enjoyable learning.

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