American Sign Language (ASL)

students in sign language class

American Sign Language (ASL) is a language expressed by movements of the hands and face, used by approximately 500,000 Americans who are deaf or hard of hearing. Careers using sign language include being a sign language interpreter for individuals, groups, meetings, or classes. Sign language interpreters are needed in education, medical, legal, music, theater, and corporate settings. ASL is also a useful skill in teaching, social work, healthcare, general employment and social settings.

Modern Languages Dept.

199 Chambers Street, Room S-601
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-8105

Office Hours:
9 a.m.-5 p.m