Business Terms in American Sign Language
The workaday world is full of tasks, from stocking shelves to attending meetings. The American Sign Language (ASL) signs shown here make work a little more fun; you can carry on a private conversation with another signer during a boring meeting.
CLOSED DOWN (as in computer screen):
Put these work-related signs into action in the following sentences:
English: Are you going to the conference?
Sign: CONFERENCE — GO —YOU — Q
English: The managers meeting is upstairs.
Sign: MANAGERS MEETING — UPSTAIRS
English: If you trade stocks, I will, too.
Sign: IF TRADE — YOU — ME — SAME
English: Where do you work?
Sign: WORK—YOU—WHERE — Q
English: The business is closed.
Sign: BUSINESS CLOSED