Fingerspelling

Description

The image of letters of alphabets using only one’s hands.

Alternative labels

signing
alphabet signing
alphabet sign language
finger spelling

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Fingerspelling is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Fingerspelling is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Sign language interpreter: Sign language interpreters understand and convert sign language into spoken language and vice versa. They maintain the nuances and the stress of the message in the recipient language.

 


 

References

  1. Fingerspelling – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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