American Sign Language ( Asl ) Essay

1291 Words May 4th, 2015 6 Pages
American Sign Language (ASL) is made up of complex hand signals most commonly used to communicate with the deaf or hard of hearing. Unlike all other languages, ASL does not use or need neither speech nor hearing. Therefor, it is the most effective way to communicate with the deaf. Everything is made up of elements. Even the smallest bones in the human body, which are located in the ear and are vital for your ability to hear. People have been evolving form the beginning of time. Humans were lucky enough to evolve to have very flexible hands, which are our tools in anything we do everyday. Dr. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet brought Sign Language to the U.S and was very important in ASL’s history. Life has gotten much easier with technology. Now the deaf are able to sign to someone over the phone and able to easily watch the television. When the Big Bang happened, everything thinkable immediately became a possibility. After the Big Bang, the universe was in complete darkness. Until the stars began to light up. More important than the stars lighting up was when the stars began to explode. When stars explode, causing a super nova (see Figure 1), they create new chemical elements. When a new product is invented it is because there is a need for that item and because it will make things easier. When new elements began appearing, we needed them for the world to become more complex. When Thomas Edison invented the light bulb, we needed an easier source of light. People needed a…

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