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Beginner Phrases

These phrases will help when meeting a new person who uses ASL! Watch the fast and slow versions to gain a deeper understanding of the individual signs for each phrase.
Phrase: 
What is your name?
Translation: 
Your Name What?
Phrase: 
My name is Mabel
Translation: 
My Name M-a-b-e-l
Phrase: 
Where are you from?
Translation: 
You From Where?
Phrase: 
Do you have any siblings (brothers/sisters)?
Translation: 
Brother Sister you have?
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Phrase: 
I have one brother.
Translation: 
Me have one brother me
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Phrase: 
What are your hobbies?
Translation: 
You enjoy do-do what?
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Phrase: 
I like sports.
Translation: 
me like compete
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Phrase: 
What is your favorite food?
Translation: 
Your favorite food what?
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Phrase: 
My favorite food is pizza.
Translation: 
ZZA my favorite
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Phrase: 
When did you learn sign language?
Translation: 
You learn sign language when?
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Phrase: 
I am learning sign now, online.
Translation: 
now, online, me learn sign
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Phrase: 
Where do you work?
Translation: 
You work where?
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Phrase: 
I work at a restaurant nearby.
Translation: 
Restaurant (point to place) me work there
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Phrase: 
Do you go to college?
Translation: 
College you go?
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Phrase: 
Yes, I go to college at RIT.
Translation: 
Yes (pause) College me go R-I-T
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Phrase: 
Do you have any pets?
Translation: 
Animal pet you have?
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Phrase: 
Yes, I have one cat.
Translation: 
yes (pause) cat me have one
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Phrase: 
Yes, I have one dog.
Translation: 
yes (pause) dog I have one
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