Learn To
Transcribe Sign Language
in SignWriting

Introduction continued....

SignWriting Video Transcription Today
Twenty five years later, in the year 2000, SignWriting looks different. It uses less stick figures and is oftentimes written down the page in vertical columns.

Even though the writing system has evolved, we still transcribe Sign Language videos in SignWriting, using different techniques and modern equipment.

In Figure 2, an example of ASL storytelling by Darline Clark Gunsauls, was transcribed from video in 1999:

Figure 2.

ASL storytelling by Darline Clark Gunsauls
transcribed from videotape in 1999:



Have more questions about SignWriting?
Write to the system's inventor:

Valerie Sutton