Talking About Time in American Sign Language

By Adan R. Penilla, II, Angela Lee Taylor

Half the fun of going to movies, plays, and museums lies in setting up a date and anticipating the treat. This article helps you make your plans by showing you how to sign not only what time you want to go but also which day or even which week. Here are the days of the week.

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

Use the first letter in the manual alphabet to sign the weekdays and Saturday, but use T-H for Thursday. Sunday is signed in a circular motion.

If you want to make plans for the weekend, you need to know how to sign weekend. Here’s that sign and more.

DAY

WEEK

WEEKEND

MONTH

YEAR

TODAY

TOMORROW

YESTERDAY

LAST YEAR

NEXT WEEK