Describing a Room in ASL
- Identify the room
- Describe the room as if you are standing in the doorway
- Use a logical sequence- left to right or right to left
- Describe the biggest things first, then the objects next to or on it
- Sign the furniture/ object first, then describe it
- USE CLASSIFIERS!
Classifiers describe the location, shape, and movement of objects.
ASL Classifiers (CLs) for Furniture & Objects
Try to describe the room above. Remember, what is the biggest piece of furniture, and go in order.