Sign Language Idioms, Vol. 1-2

Sign Language Idioms, Vol. 1-2


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Limited Time Sale! This app contains 70 idioms/phrases and sentence examples in Sign Language.

You will learn how to translate these example idioms into American Sign Language as follows:

Idiom / Phrase Examples in this app:

an ASL pro
break up with someone
burn out
not made for each other
it's for real
pumped up
really cool
a slap in the face
dressed to kill
fed up
guilty as charged
hands off
lost in thought
...and much more - 70 full sentences and 70 idioms translated into ASL!


Your bilingual experience learning idioms and phrases in American Sign Language begins with Gilda Ganezer and Avery Posner, your Deaf ASL teachers in this app!


- 70 idioms and phrases in American Sign Language and their translations into English (and vice versa)

- 70 idioms and phrases in complete ASL and English sentences (over 1,400 words in sentences)

- how to use each idiom & phrase with proper facial expression, body movement, handshape, sign location and fluency

- you will be able to navigate to find the idiom/phrase categorically

- every idiom and phrase in ASL is shown in videos, both in slower and normal speeds to give one the opportunity to learn receptively and expressively

All idioms and phrases in American Sign Language are POPULAR features in ASL Linguistics and Deaf Culture - because they are being used in everyday life in various parts of the community including Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing students, interpreters, interpreter students, ASL teachers, parents and professionals.

These idioms and phrases in ASL are useful during conversations and/or interactions at events, meetings, clubs, Deaf schools, parties and work places. This app is also useful as a teaching tool!
These idioms and phrases were selected from our 5-DVD collection "Idioms & Phrases in American Sign Language, Vol. 1-5 DVD" set containing over 250 idioms & phrases and all of their translations as well as outrageous bloopers and outtakes. You can learn more about these DVDs and other products at

Teacher Biographies:

Gilda Ganezer is a culturally Deaf professor and co-creator, singer, songwriter, director/producer, dancer and sign model for a series of ASL DVDs at Everyday ASL Productions in New York. With 30 years of ASL and interpreter training/teaching experience and running an American Sign Language educational company, Ms. Ganezer has trained teachers and ASL researchers the fundamentals of the language. She has also developed and utilized ASL & idioms curriculum for colleges and universities. Ms. Ganezer is a master trainer on the methods of teaching ASL/English idioms and phrases with signing accuracies and precision (i.e. exhibiting ‘accents’ while expressing). For a number of years, Ms. Ganezer has also taught at accredited ASL courses at Long Island University at C.W. Post. Gilda is a co-founder of Everyday ASL Productions, Ltd.

Avery Posner is a Certified Deaf Interpreter - Provisional (CDI-P) and worked for the Registry of Interpreters of the Deaf (RID) as a consultant and is certified in Sign Communication Proficiency Interview (SCPI) rater training program offered by Gallaudet University since 1995. He is a Deaf educator / curriculum developer from an all-Deaf family who is also a co-creator, director, producer, scriptwriter and author of several ASL / Interpreter training books and DVDs for Everyday ASL Productions which carries products now seen and sold in over 70 countries today. Mr. Posner has over 20 years of experience in ASL and Interpreter Training Program curriculum and trainings for educational interpreters throughout universities, public school systems, hospitals and businesses.

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Comments and ratings for Sign Language Idioms, Vol. 1-2
  • (38 stars)

    by Dawn Peterson-Smith on 21/09/2013

    Nothing on their servers, I guess. Has never worked on Moto Droid or Samsung Galaxy S3.

  • (38 stars)

    by marissa k. on 12/08/2013

    Wont open, and you call yourselves professionals who want to educate people

  • (38 stars)

    by Cathyann Joseph on 25/06/2013

    Awful app. Paid for it and was sent to an inactive Web's a scam.

  • (38 stars)

    by Marc Arellanes on 08/06/2013

    This app does not open. Refund was not possible. Do not purchase.

  • (38 stars)

    by Hillary Porter on 01/05/2013

    App crashes as soon as it is opened.

  • (38 stars)

    by Saul Roberts on 15/03/2013

    It donst work

  • (38 stars)

    by Brandi Blue on 15/02/2013

    Couldn't get app to work and could not get my money back because I waited more than 15 minutes to get a refund