Learn ASL in 31 Days: Day 12:: Money, Money, Money

I've got good news and bad news. Bad news: numbers are involved. Good news: money is  involved.  That was clear, wasn't it? *eyeroll*

We're going over money signs today. Not ALL money signs include actual numbers and brain cramping. The even better news, no one has to know how much money you have/don't have.

You've been dying to learn ASL forever! Now you can! You'll learn not only vocabulary, but also grammar and all the skills the go along with ASL. For FREE! Pin so you can have easy access to all 31 lessons | It's all about money today, so get excited. You can now earn money in ASL.

 

[Tweet "Learn ASL in 31 days! Day 12: Money money money #SignItUp #31Days"]

 

>>>Turn on the captions!!  If you are viewing on a tablet or phone you can click this link to view it in YouTube. <<<

http://youtu.be/XvEKAhUfgZk

Remember to put on the captions. 

 

 

 

Tips

For Cents

  • This sign was derived from "common sense" "good sense" -- not at all money related, I know!
  • It's best to start your index finger at the forehead then bring it down to the amount

 

For Dollars 

  • You can remember it by your hand smoothing out a dollar bill
  • Or by your hand going over a dollar bill like a money clip (because we all have one of those...)

 

For Thousands and Millions

  • Each time your hand hits your palm is like a comma.
  • 1,000 = 1 comma
  • 1,000,000 = 2 commas  -- make sure your hand moves forward on the second tap
  • make sure your bottom palm is facing fingers forward/front, with fingers together.

 

The practice number at the end highlight here for the answer → 5,423,705   Just highlight like you were going to copy and paste the text (click and drag your mouse) to see the hidden answer. Oh yeah, I'm THAT cool. 

 

Here are a few practice sentences to try:

*If you don't know the sign yet, just fingerspell it for now.

MY HOUSE COST 6,314,981

TOMORROW I GO STORE BUY PINK SOCKS

EVERY-FRIDAY MY MOM PAY-ME $5

I WANT MY MOM PAY-ME $20

 

Practice Suggestions

  • Take out a receipt -- and now sign each of the prices going down the side.
  • Making up random amounts of money can be a simple and fun way to practice your numbers.

Have the numbers videos open so you can click through to see what numbers are which if you forget.

 

You've been dying to learn ASL forever! Now you can! You'll learn not only vocabulary, but also grammar and all the skills the go along with ASL. For FREE! Pin so you can have easy access to all 31 lessons

 

To get updated with each new lesson you can subscribe to the Learn ASL in 31 Days Newsletter, for free!

 

[convertkit form=4869334]

 

You can also subscribe to my YouTube channel.

 
 
Are you struggling with any of the signs? Let me know in the comments so I can help you out!