Development
Complementary materials

Complementary materials

The main resources for the use of international signs (gestures, writing system and dictionary) are complemented by a series of additional materials and proposals. Texts with signs Any kind of text in any language can be enriched by adding the international signs for the main ideas. This allows for the text to be presented to...
Fonts for writing signs

Fonts for writing signs

As is shown in other parts of this blog, the international signs, besides being very simple and natural, can be represented using a straightforward writing system known as signograms. A signogram bears the information that is necessary to recognise a sign as well as the way to do the corresponding gesture. The existing set of...
International Gestures

International Gestures

The YoGoTe project tries to foster multilingualism and international understanding using international gestures as an additional communication channel. There are several precedents to support this intention. American Indian Signs The first historically registered collection of international signs was developed by the Indian Nations of the American Prairies. They spoke more than hundred different languages and...
Signograms (the way to read and write the gestures)

Signograms (the way to read and write the gestures)

The YoGoTe gestures can be written very easily with the so-called signograms. Each signogram represents a certain gesture and its corresponding idea. You can see and practise the signograms for the natural gestures on the following link. There are three types of lines that form a signogram, one for the position, another one for the...
Dictionary of International Gestures

Dictionary of International Gestures

The collection of YoGoTe signs can be used to cover a vocabulary of more than 2000 concepts. To find a sign that can represent a certain concept, you can use the on–line dictionary. Select the first letter for the word you want to represent with a sign (for example: for “Peace”, choose the letter “P”...
Natural Signs

Natural Signs

A certain number of the YoGoTe signs are very natural, as can be seen in this link. You can make the signs and try to recognise them at the exercises. Feel their naturality!