One-Word Questions in American Sign Language - dummies

By Adan R. Penilla, II, Angela Lee Taylor

Part of American Sign Language For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Signing one-word questions in American Sign Language (ASL) is a way to initiate small talk, get to know people, and gather information. When you sign these one-word questions, look inquisitive; the facial expression will come naturally when you are genuinely interested. Also, tilt your head and lean forward a little as you sign the question.