Here you will begin your Cued Speech journey and discover what it means to provide direct, visual access to spoken language.
CS100 includes 14 lessons that teach the 8 hand shapes and 4 hand placements of Cued American English, one of over 65 languages to which the Cued Speech system has been adapted. You will learn to cue the 40 different phonemes used in expressing the English language, with video demonstrations and practice activities that will provide you with the opportunity to learn and practice the entire system for cueing American English at the phoneme, word, phrase and sentence levels.
This course is only the first step in gaining fluency and building your understanding of the mechanics and principles of Cued Speech. At the end of this course, you will learn more about the next steps in building fluency in Cued American English as well as opportunities to make connections within the Cued Speech community.