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Advanced American Sign Language Series: Video #4 Affect in American Sign Language

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This episode explores the use of facial expressions in ASL. Facial expressions are used to show "affect" and serve as transitional markers to help guide the flow of conversation. Not only do facial behaviors signal affective and communicative information, but specific facial behaviors also function as obligatory grammatical markers. Part of the "Advanced American Sign Language" series.

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