How to Sign the Letter C in Sign Language

The alphabet serves as a bridge to literacy in sign language. Just like learning to read and write in spoken languages, learning to sign the alphabet provides the foundation for reading and writing in sign language. The letter “C” has moderate usage in sign language.

Directions for Signing the Letter C in Sign Language

Curve your dominant hand, palm facing sideways, just like the letter “C,” where the top four fingers held together make up the top curve while the thumb makes up the bottom curve.

A Little Something Extra 

Bi-bi is a term used to describe a bilingual-bicultural approach to education for Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. This approach emphasizes the use of sign language (such as ASL) and written/spoken language (such as English) while also fostering a connection to Deaf culture and community.

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