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Sign Language Idioms, Vol. 1-2 for iPad!

Sign Language Idioms, Vol. 1-2 for iPad!
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NOTE: The video components will NOT play in devices with iOS7 at the present moment. Older iOS versions will run just fine.

Learn 100 Sign Language Idioms & Phrases and sentences for iPad in HD!

You will learn how to translate the following idioms & phrases into ASL:

a slap in the face

about to

add fuel to the fire

ad-lib, remark made spontaneously without
prior preparation

all at once, at the same time,
concurrently, simultaneously

all for nothing

all year round

an ASL pro, proficient in ASL

an old hand at, someone who is
experienced at doing something

as easy as pie, piece of cake

at a loss for words, speechless

awesome, remarkable, big wow

back up

barely, hardly, scarcely, hard to come by

better than nothing

break up with someone

broke a record, record-breaking

broke down in tears

burden someone with something

burn out

burning up

butterflies in one's stomach

calling the shots

catch up (on)


disappear into thin air

do oneself a favor

don't be too sure

draw a blank (mind)

draw the line at something

dressed to kill

drop it

ego booster, big ego trip

expand one's knowledge

far from it

fed up

feel for

fell asleep

full of hot air, full of it

gas guzzler

give in

go Dutch

go from bad to worse, take a turn for the

good enough for

grab the chance

guilty as charged, you are absolutely

hands off, neutral

have no idea

I'm done for

in one ear and out the other

in the back of one's mind

incompatible, not made for each other

it is of no significance, despite,
regardless of

it's for real

it's no use (doing something)

it's up to you

jump for joy

jump to conclusions

keep an eye on

like two peas in a pod

live and learn, roll with the punches

lost in thought



paint the town red

peace of mind

pumped up

really cool, nifty

think like a hearing person


Your bilingual experience learning idioms and phrases in ASL begins with Gilda Toby Ganezer & Avery Posner, your Deaf ASL teachers in this app!


- 100 idioms & phrases in American Sign Language & their translations into English (& vice versa) & in full sentences

- easy navigation of idiom/phrase

- practice & test your receptive skills with unlimited interactive quiz

- every idiom & phrase in ASL is shown in high res. videos in two helpful speeds

These idioms & phrases were selected from our 5-DVD collection "Idioms & Phrases in American Sign Language, Vol. 1-5 DVD" set containing over 250 idioms & phrases & all of their translations as well as outrageous bloopers. To learn more, go to:
Teacher Biographies:
Gilda Ganezer is a culturally Deaf professor & co-creator, singer, songwriter, director/producer, dancer & sign model for a series of ASL DVDs at Everyday ASL Productions in New York. With 30 years of ASL & interpreter training/teaching experience & running an American Sign Language educational company, Ms. Ganezer has trained teachers & ASL researchers the fundamentals of the language. She has also developed & utilized ASL & idioms curriculum for colleges & universities. Ms. Ganezer is a master trainer on the methods of teaching ASL/English idioms & phrases with signing accuracies & precision (i.e. exhibiting ‘accents’ while expressing). For a number of years, Ms. Ganezer has also taught at accredited ASL courses at Long Island University at C.W. Post. Gilda is a co-founder of Everyday ASL Productions, Ltd.

Avery Posner is a Certified Deaf Interpreter - Provisional (CDI-P) & worked for the Registry of Interpreters of the Deaf (RID) as a consultant & is certified in Sign Communication Proficiency Interview (SCPI) rater training program offered by Gallaudet University since 1995.


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