New ASL Expressions App Is The Fast Way To Learn Sign Language
December 21, 2012 in Education
[prMac.com] San Mateo, California - Family-friendly app developer Selectsoft has announced the release of ASL Expressions for iPhone and iPad. Part of Selectsoft's sign language series that includes ASL Word Immersion, ASL Everyday Phrases and the top-selling iOS Education title Learn American Sign Language, ASL Expressions is an easy-to-use video phrasebook filled with over 100 useful ASL words and phrases. ASL Expressions combines video lessons, text and a quiz to quickly teach useful sign language skills. It's a great way for learners to pick up American Sign Language essentials on their iPhone or iPad, with simple controls and speedy navigation.
ASL Expressions features an easy-to-use interface that makes it fast to locate entries. Users can browse through categories covering emergencies, eating out, shopping, meeting people and more, or use the search function to jump to specific phrases and words. From there, just swipe to load each video, then tap to play or pause. A professional sign language interpreter clearly demonstrates each sign with audio and text translations.
In addition to its phrasebook features, ASL Expressions also offers a fun way to master sign language, with lessons, flash cards and review quizzes. Users tap on a main category to go to the lesson screen and explore phrases that are useful in real world situations. After a lesson, users can switch to the flash cards to review vocabulary and work on memorization and comprehension skills with text and video. It's easy to flip between showing the word first and showing the sign first for extra practice. Then users can take a short quiz to see how much they've learned. Plus, while other phrasebook and dictionary apps might require additional downloads to access all their content, ASL Expressions contains everything within the app, making it perfect for use on-the-go.
About ASL Expressions:
Over 100 essential ASL words and phrases at your fingertips! ASL Expressions is an easy, fun way to learn sign language phrases for emergencies, eating out, shopping, meeting people and more. Quickly find and play each video entry, then use the flash card and quiz settings to see how much you've learned. There's no need to download additional content! This video phrasebook is great for learners of all levels, with simple controls and fast navigation.
* Fast, easy-to-use interface makes it simple to find and play specific words and phrases
* Quickly swipe through videos and tap to play
* Practice in flash card mode or test your vocabulary with text or video quizzes
* Play ASL Expressions wherever and whenever you are - it's the perfect way to learn on the go!
ASL Expressions covers:
Greetings * Essentials * Invitations * Doctor * Restaurant * Supermarket
Express yourself through sign language and learn to communicate with deaf friends, family, customers and co-workers!
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 26.6 MB
Pricing and Availability:
ASL Expressions 1.0 is part of Selectsoft's expanding line of top-selling American Sign Language learning apps that includes ASL Word Immersion, ASL Everyday Phrases and the beginner title Learn American Sign Language. ASL Expressions is available now at the special introductory price of $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and can be found worldwide through the App Store in the Education category.
Selectsoft is a division of MPS Multimedia Inc., a privately-held CD-ROM software distributor in business since 1992. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Selectsoft is a leading developer of family-friendly games and apps, creating best-selling games for iOS, Nintendo DSi(TM) and Wii(TM), Android, Mac and PC. It's also one of the largest independent publishers of PC and Mac software, featuring licensed content from Broderbund, Disney, The Learning Company and many more. For almost 20 years, Selectsoft has been dedicated to providing affordable, fun entertainment for the whole family. Copyright (C) 1992-2012 Selectsoft. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.