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  • Language Is Arbitrary

    Language is arbitrary. I recently stated that language is arbitrary on Twitter in response to the erroneous claim that language is...

    InformationHeather JohnsonDecember 14, 2019
  • ‘Language’: An Authority in Linguistics

    Language is the scholarly journal published by the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), which is a professional group for linguists founded...

    InformationHeather JohnsonMay 28, 2018
  • ‘¡Hola! Let’s Learn Spanish’ Book Review

    My daughter started learning Spanish in September through a college for kids language program at a local university. I studied the...

    ReviewsHeather JohnsonDecember 13, 2016
  • Basic Handshapes in American Sign Language

    Just as English uses basic sounds and letters to form words, American Sign Language uses basic handshapes. In addition to the...

    Baby Sign LanguageHeather JohnsonAugust 26, 2012
  • Baby Sign Language: All Done

    In addition to asking for more, babies also need to be able to signal being finished. Using the sign for the...

    Baby Sign LanguageHeather JohnsonJuly 3, 2012
  • Baby Sign Language: More

    Babies often want more of something but do not yet have the words to ask for more. The sign for the...

    Baby Sign LanguageHeather JohnsonJuly 2, 2012
  • Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling Y and Z

    Learning the sign language alphabet is a great tactile tool for teaching your child the A-B-Cs. Teach your baby the signs...

    Baby Sign LanguageHeather JohnsonJune 21, 2012
  • Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling V, W, X

    Learning the sign language alphabet is also a great way to learn the A-B-Cs. Teach your baby the signs for the...

    Baby Sign LanguageHeather JohnsonJune 20, 2012
  • Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling S, T, U

    \Young children will enjoy learning the sign language alphabet while learning the A-B-Cs. Teach your baby the signs for the letters...

    Baby Sign LanguageHeather JohnsonJune 19, 2012
  • Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling P, Q, R

    Learning the sign language alphabet while learning the A-B-Cs is a great educational tool.Teach your baby the signs for the letters...

    Baby Sign LanguageHeather JohnsonJune 18, 2012
  • Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling M, N, O

    The sign language alphabet is a great tool for teaching your baby the A-B-Cs. Teach your baby the signs for the...

    Baby Sign LanguageHeather JohnsonJune 17, 2012
  • Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling J, K, L

    Learning the sign language alphabet is a visual and tactile way to learn the A-B-Cs. Teach your baby the signs for...

    Baby Sign LanguageHeather JohnsonJune 16, 2012
  • Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling G, H, I

    Using the sign language alphabet is a great way to teach young children the A-B-Cs. Teach your baby the signs for...

    Baby Sign LanguageHeather JohnsonJune 15, 2012
  • Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling D, E, F

    Children love learning the sign language alphabet while learning the A-B-Cs. Teach your baby the signs for the letters d, e,...

    Baby Sign LanguageHeather JohnsonJune 14, 2012
  • Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling A, B, C

    Learning the sign language alphabet is great way to start teaching your baby the letters of written English. Teach your baby...

    Baby Sign LanguageHeather JohnsonJune 13, 2012