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American Sign Language

American Sign Language (ASL) allows people who are deaf and hard-of-hearing to communicate. It is a system of hand and finger movements, facial expressions, and head and body motions. It is used by people in the United States and in some parts of Canada, and Mexico. (3-page lesson)

American Sign Language Alphabet
American Sign Language Alphabet

ASL Alphabet

There are 26 letters in the English alphabet and in American Sign Language.

The letters "J" and "Z" require motion.

Hello.  How are you? (sign language)
Hello. How are you?



How are you today?

I'm fine.

I'm going to the gym.

ESL Worksheets and Activities

American Sign Language Worksheet