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An Introduction to Chinese Sign Language and Linguistics (FutureLearn)

Get to grips with Chinese sign language (CSL), sign language linguistics and deaf culture. Learn the basics of Chinese sign language and sign language linguistics. This comprehensive four-week course from the Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) provides you with basic knowledge of Chinese sign language (CSL), sign language linguistics, [...]
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Sign Language Science: Factors Contributing to Natural Change (edX)

This course describes how we use historical data to demonstrate language change. While earliest indications suggest that the origin of a signed language began as a gestural form, it has evolved as it was handed down.
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Sign Language Science: Factors Contributing to Natural Learning (edX)

This course promotes a better understanding of the factors that may affect how people learn signed language. In this course, we will look at how multiple, varying factors can account for language-learning patterns. Age, for example, is a key factor that predicts fluency. Another topic of particular importance to [...]
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Sign Language Science: Factors Contributing to Nature Structure (edX)

This course details the development of the type of grammar that occurs whenever a group of people develops and uses a signed language. In this course, we will look at how people make sign language work—and to understand this, we have to analyze the actual language. In this course, [...]
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Sign Language Science: Emergence and Evolution of Sign Language (edX)

This course connects the emergence and evolution of signed languages to the history of the people who use these languages. You will learn this concept in depth, especially the legacy and heritage of American Sign Language (ASL).
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Introduction to Linguistics (FutureLearn)

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Introduction to Linguistics (FutureLearn)
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Get an introduction to linguistics and discover how research is transforming our understanding of language. Find out how language works through linguistics. Language is fundamental to our everyday social interactions, our politics and culture, and our thoughts. We all have ideas about how language works, but what separates our [...]
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Introduction to Catalan Sign Language: Speaking with Your Hands and Hearing with Your Eyes (FutureLearn)

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 Introduction to Catalan Sign Language: Speaking with Your Hands and Hearing with Your Eyes (FutureLearn)
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Learn about Catalan Sign Language in daily life, its grammar, and importance to the deaf community with this free online course. Do you have an interest in learning a sign language? Do you want to know how to make your community more inclusive? Are you interested in linguistic studies? [...]
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Introduction to Catalan Sign Language: Speaking with Your Hands and Hearing with Your Eyes (FutureLearn)

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 Introduction to Catalan Sign Language: Speaking with Your Hands and Hearing with Your Eyes (FutureLearn)
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Learn about Catalan Sign Language in daily life, its grammar, and importance to the deaf community with this free online course. Do you have an interest in learning a sign language? Do you want to know how to make your community more inclusive? Are you interested in linguistic studies? [...]
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