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Learn American Sign Language (ASL) on Your Time and in Your Budget

There’s an Option for Everyone!

Start ASL offers a variety of material and resources ranging from free online lessons to courses specially designed for Students, Teachers, and Homeschoolers; as well as an individualized Tutoring Program for those who desire one-on-one learning. We have grown to a large community of over 5,000 students and we’re so excited for you to join us!

Start ASL Online Course Silver Level

Best if you really want to learn ASL and want to learn along with a community of other students

  • Our Advanced Online Classroom with Interactive Activities, Grading, and Progress Tracking
  • Don’t Just “Sign”… Communicate! Textbooks Included
  • Slow Motion Videos
  • Certificate of Completion for each course level
  • Exclusive Facebook Group Membership
  • Start ASL Instructor Support with Curriculum and ASL questions
  • Instructor Written Feedback on your signing assignments

Start ASL Online Course Gold Level

Best if you want to master your signing skills and if you are earning foreign language or course credit

  • Instructor Video Feedback on your signing assignments.
  • Priority Email Support
  • Verified Completion Certificate (and any other documentation required by your school or employer)
  • Bonus DJSC! A Student’s Guide to the Deaf Experience and DJSC! A Student’s Guide to Deaf Community Terminology
  • Bonus Vocabulary Study Sheets, Worksheets, and Sentence Practice Worksheets
  • Bonus Anki Digital Vocabulary Flashcards

Free Lessons

Best if you have limited funds right now or are unsure if you really want to learn American Sign Language

  • Access to All Three Levels (ASL 1, 2, and 3) of Our Complete Course

  • Over 170 Lesson Videos by 9 Different Signers

  • Over 1100 ASL Vocabulary and Phrase Videos

  • Essential ASL Grammar Lessons

  • Mobile-Friendly

Start ASL Offline Course

Best if you do not have a reliable internet connection or if you prefer to learn offline on your own

  • Course Downloads for Offline Use

  • Offline Webpage Course Included

  • Offline PDF Course Included

For Schools and Organizations

Best if you are an ASL teacher, school, or organization, and want to use Start ASL with your group

  • Teacher’s Curriculum for use in the classroom.

  • Online Course Group Enrollment for Schools or Organizations