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I'm studying to be an interpreter.



This phrase is signed as a rhetorical question: "I STUDY WHY? BECOME INTERPRETER". The first part of the phrase uses the yes/no facial expression (eyebrows up) and the second part uses an affirmative facial expression.


I'm taking ASL classes.



This phrase is signed as "I TAKE-up ASL CLASS". This sign for TAKE is different from the sign you would use to indicate that you took (or got) something (i.e. TAKE-from).


IN


INTERSECTION


LICK FACE


LIGHT



This sign is used for the word "light" meaning a lamp or something that gives off light.


LION


MONKEY


MOTORCYCLE


MOUNTAINS


OCEAN


OFF

This sign refers to "off" as in "Get off the couch." Another way to sign this is the lexicalized #OFF sign. For turning off lights, for example, you would use the LIGHT-OFF sign with both hands in a 5 handshape palms facing down and moving to an AND handshape to show lights turning off.


ON


OUT


OUTSIDE


PARKING LOT


PLAINS


RAINFOREST


RAT


ROOM



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