Sign Language

By: Hanna Jennings

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What is it?

Sign language is a system of communication using visual gestures and signs. It is most widely used by deaf people as a way to understand and communicated with others.

It is different from many languages or other ways of communication because it can be used and learned by deaf and people with hearing.

Movement of Ideas and Sign Language

1. This invention has aided in the movement of ideas by giving deaf people an easy way to express themselves and ideas to others without talking.

2. It has given people with hearing a way to communicate with the deaf.

3. It can give people with language differences a way to communicate and understand each other.

4. It is only taught in few places around the US, which can lead to people moving to a certain place to learn it.

5. It is used in Africa by many people in some countries as their number one language to spread culture and ideas.