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  • 1. Sign language
  • 2. Introduction
    • Deaf people
    • Hundreds of languages
    • Legal recognition
  • 3. History
    • Has existed a long time
    • 16th century in Spain
    • 18th century – alphabet
    • 1755 first school in Paris
    • Observating deaf people
  • 4. Linguistics
    • Rich and complex
    • Grammar of their own
    • Not dependent on oral languages
    • Gestures
    • Fingerspelling
  • 5.
    • Develop on their own
    • Expresses even more
    • No universal language
  • 6. Classification
    • No clear classification
    • Very little historical research
    • Migration
    • Foreign teachers
    • Japanese, French, Scandinavian sign language groups
  • 7. Writing
    • Difficult to write down
    • Usually not written
    • Several attempts
    • SignWriting
    • Stokoe notation
  • 8.
      • Jack and Jill went up the hill
      • To fetch a pail of water.
      • Jack fell down and broke his crown,
      • And Jill came tumbling after.
  • 9. Using
    • hand, face, head, or other body movements
    • three-dimensional space
    • one hand or two
  • 10. Estonian sign language
    • 2006 became official
    • 2000 deaf people
    • Differs in signs
    • Russian & Finnish sign language
    • School for the deaf in 1866
    • Tartu University
  • 11.  
  • 12. References
    • http://sinine.ehi.ee/ehi/oppetool/lopetajad/merilin/
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Estonian_Sign_Language
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sign_language
    • http://www.ceeol.com/aspx/getdocument.aspx?logid=5&id=AF0B6C4C-AF9F-4369-A424-CAE4BC623E27

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