December 26, 2011 in Educational (F)
[prMac.com] San Mateo, California - Selectsoft's language-learning app Quickstart American Sign Language has hit the top 50 paid educational apps for the Mac App Store(SM). Quickstart ASL features video lessons taught by professional sign language interpreter Renee Moore on such topics as Greetings, Emergency Situations, Everyday Communication and more. In 9 easy-to-follow lessons, users cover the basic skills needed to interact with deaf friends, family, customers and co-workers. Released December 20th, Quickstart ASL quickly shot up the App Store Top Charts for educational apps, reaching 34 by its second day of sales and joining Selectsoft's other top chart apps, including Solitaire Spin, Castle Clout and Play & Learn Spanish for iOS and 101 Shark Pets for Mac.
About Quickstart American Sign Language:
What is most difficult about learning another language? Getting started! Quickstart American Sign Language is a simple and fun method to learn signing. Learn proper hand and finger position, common words and phrases, and useful ASL skills such as fingerspelling and using the manual alphabet. Sign language interpreter Renee Moore will guide you through 9 step-by-step lessons, beginning with Meetings & Greetings and progressing through the Home & Family, Emergency Situations, Words & Numbers and more. It's a great way to help you start signing quickly and with confidence.
Quickstart American Sign Language combines video lessons, text and a quiz to teach basic ASL skills. The app uses an intuitive videobook format that lets you easily navigate to find and review lessons. Read along with the text while watching the videos, then take the fun quiz to reinforce what you've learned. You'll be surprised by how much ASL you've picked up!
Learning sign language can be a great way to expand your horizons and open new worlds. It's also a fun way to exercise the brain and improve overall communication skills. With expert instruction from Quickstart American Sign Language, anyone can learn the fundamentals of ASL right away. Featured topics include:
* Meetings & Greetings
* The Manual Alphabet
* Home & Family
* Emergency Situations
* Everyday Communication
* Words & Numbers
Pricing and Availability:
Quickstart American Sign Language is available for $6.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and can be found worldwide through the Mac App Store in the Education category
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