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Auslan Fingerspelling Alphabet Poster

Free | 1 page|Grades: 1 - 6

A poster showing how to represent the letters of the alphabet when fingerspelling a word in Auslan.

Display this poster in your classroom as a reminder of how to represent the letters of the alphabet when fingerspelling nouns and other words in Auslan (Australian Sign Language).

Please note: The viewpoint shown on this poster is from the signer’s perspective looking directly at their hands. The view of the signer and the view of the reciprocant will differ. The images shown aim to give a broad understanding of the handshapes required to communicate letters of the alphabet. Some signs may differ according to area or region. We encourage you to cross-reference using resources within your local community.


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LISA Garrett

this is great! may I ask where you sourced the picturws to use for this resource?

LISA Garrett · Sep 7th, 2020

Stephanie (Teach Starter)

Hi there Lisa. These pictures were all drawn by one of our talented illustrators here at Teach Starter! If I can be any further assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Have a wonderful day!

Stephanie (Teach Starter) · Sep 7th, 2020

LISA Garrett

Thanks Stephanie. I run a small local business using the boardmaker program to make and sell resources to parents,. I also do consulting work in local schools. I would love to add Auslan education to my available resources, however am finding it difficult to find illustrations available to use without copyright restrictions. I sell resources laminated, and ready for use for busy parents. Do you have any suggestions as to where I could find these types of resources to sell without restrictions? or doing the wrong thing by using someone else’s work!
Thanks for your reply. I appreciate your time.

LISA Garrett · Sep 7th, 2020

Soph Allison

cannot wait to show my kids and student.

Soph Allison · Jun 19th, 2020

Paul (Teach Starter)

We hope this makes your classroom buzz, Soph! Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback!

Paul (Teach Starter) · Jun 22nd, 2020

Monica Conroy

Can’t wait to use this in my classroom!

Monica Conroy · Jan 28th, 2019

Stephanie (Teach Starter)

Thank you for the lovely feedback, Monica! Best of luck for the new school year.

Stephanie (Teach Starter) · Jan 29th, 2019

Resource Updates

  • Small amendments and improvements have been made to the visual representation of some handshapes.

    Change by Alison Smith May 29th, 2018

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