and Venturing Outside
IN THIS CHAPTER, you will learn how to apply a simple classifier to show physical movements, such as walking, sitting, and dancing. You will also be introduced to vocabulary to describe your experiences in the world’s natural playground: the great outdoors. Remember to have fun while you learn the subjects in this chapter.
A signer can show many movements by simply moving the index and middle fingers into various positions. This classifier introduced in Chapter 3 is formed by an upside down “V,” and it is used to demonstrate movements or body positions. Here are some of the most common movement signs.
WALK: Make an inverted “V” with
your index and middle fingers and
alternately swing the fingers, imitat-
STAND: Use your index and middle
fingers to make an inverted “V.”
Place the fingers onto your left
open palm, imitating a pair of legs