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ZOOM Instant Immersion
American Sign Language v2.0
$9.95 (Win98/2000/Me/XP) (Retail Packaging) (IIASLV2PR)

Publisher: Topics Entertainment

Learn ASL Fast - Step-by-Step

As the third most commonly used language in the United States, American Sign Language is the fastest growing form of communication. Used by both the deaf and the hearing community, ASL is the most thorough and eloquent system of signing ever developed. Instant Immersion American Sign Language is the quick and easy way many beginners learn how to sign. Based on the same tried and proven techniques that allow people to quickly pick-up a spoken language, the key to success with signing is to immerse yourself. For years, we have known that an immersion environment is the absolute, fastest way to learn a new language. The Instant Immersion method provides this atmosphere and allows you to put your lessons to use immediately. Suitable for all ages, this award-winning 5 CD-ROM set includes Signing Avatar Friends, Personal Communicator, SignLink, and HyperSign Kids, which aids children in developing essential analytical skills. With 3D characters, one-on-one interactive dialog features, digital and full-motion video, word and phrase translators, and three interactive games, you will move from beginner to advanced in a surprisingly short time!


  • The fastest, most intuitive way to learn American Sign Language
  • Extremely user friendly - suitable for all ages, child through adult
  • Takes you from beginner to advanced intermediate levels
  • Ideal for business, school, and home
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Grammar
  • Fingerspelling
  • Overview of American Deaf Culture
  • Interactive conversation with 3D characters

1. SigningAvatar Illustrated Dictionary

The perfect program for everyone desiring to learn basic ASL, the Illustrated Dictionary lets you select your own personal onscreen character to guide you through the extensive lexicon of 500 signs, each demonstrated trough the use of 3D animations and vivid Full-color graphics.

  • Arranged alphabetically & in 20 categories
  • Represented pictorially
  • Used in a sentence
  • Fully demonstrated by your onscreen guide

2. HyperSign Jr.

Now, preschoolers and early readers can get a jump on fundamental ASL comprehension with HyperSign Jr. Packed with 450 words grouped into categories such as animals and colors, this kid-friendly collection of sign entries features pictures, games, and video displays to captivate youngsters while building their ASL facility.

  • A 450-word sign lexicon designed for young learners
  • Pictures & videos for each entry
  • A trio of interactive ASL games to maximize retention

3. Ready! Set! Sign! Starter Version

This ideal software companion is for new signers ready to start communicating with Deaf and Hard-of-hearing people. This provides ASL novices with five instructional sign language lessons and ample practice after each instructional segment. Each lesson concludes with an in-depth look into different aspects of the lives of the people making up this unique community.

  • A total of 400 + signs
  • Instruction in interpreting 300 + practice signs, sentences & facial expressions
  • Separating fact from myth about the Deaf & the hard-of-hearing

4. ASL Condensed Dictionary

An invaluable America Sign Language reference resource, the ASL Condensed Dictionary provides users with more than 1,000 signs, all featuring video demonstrations by certified ASL instructors or members of the Deaf and hard-of-hearing community.

  • 1,000+ signs
  • Video demonstrations for each entry

5. ASL Introduction

An all-in-one approach to the language, ASL Introduction traces the history of American Sign Language, and enlightens the user about the many causes of deafness. The disc features practical ASL instruction, including hundreds of phrase demonstrations.

  • Overview of ASL history
  • 300+ video demonstrations of fingerspelling, phrases & numbers


Win98/Me/2000/XP: 500 MHz PC computer 100MB HD + 50MB free 128 MB RAM 1024x768 monitor with 16 bits of color 8MB OpenGL® accelerated graphics card Sound card and speakers CD-ROM drive Windows® Media Player version 7 or newer Microsoft Internet Explorer® 5


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