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I moved to New York around 1998.



AROUND 19-98 ME MOVE-TO NEW-YORK


I need to fix my roof after this last rain storm.


I put a camera on the top of my front door entrance.


I took the bus to get to class.



This phrase is signed as "I RIDE BUS ARRIVE CLASS". This sign for BUS is more English-based, but is used often. Another way to sign BUS is the lexicalized version #BUS. You can see an example of #BUS in the conversation in ASL 1 - Unit 5.


I want to introduce you to my friend Julie.


I'll be right back.



This phrase uses a classifier and is signed as "I CL:1(me)"go" CL:1(me)"come back"". Christine uses the 1-handshape to show herself leaving and then returning.


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).


I/ME


ICE CREAM


ICE SKATING


ICE-CREAM


IMAGINE


IMPORTANT


IMPROVE


IN


INCOME


INCREASE IN VALUE


INDEPENDENT


INDIA



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