The Everything Sign Language Book

With info on signing etiquette, communicating with people in the Deaf community, and using ASL to aid child development, this book makes signing fun for the entire family.

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Author: Irene Duke

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781605507521

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

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Discover the intricacies of American Sign Language with this comprehensive, essential guide to learning the basics of sign language. The appeal of American Sign Language (ASL) has extended beyond the Deaf community into the mainstream—it’s even popular as a class in high school and college. You are guided through the basics of ASL with clear instruction and more than 300 illustrations. With a minimum of time and effort, you will learn to sign: the ASL alphabet; questions and common expressions; numbers, money, and time. With info on signing etiquette, communicating with people in the Deaf community, and using ASL to aid child development, this book makes signing fun for the entire family.

American Sign Language for Beginners

From letters and numbers to essential vocabulary and grammar basics, this beginner's guide provides the essentials needed to develop a solid foundation for American Sign Language in the real world.

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Author: Rochelle Barlow

Publisher: Rockridge Press

ISBN: 1646116429

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A 30-day beginner's guide for learning American Sign Language There's an easy way to leap right in to learning American Sign Language (ASL). American Sign Language for Beginners delivers 30 days of lessons that will help you sign with those in your home, community, and classroom. From letters and numbers to essential vocabulary and grammar basics, this beginner's guide provides the essentials needed to develop a solid foundation for American Sign Language in the real world. Each daily lesson takes less than 30 minutes to complete and focuses on a single set of vocabulary or ASL grammar. Throughout the course, you'll find key phrases, helpful memory tips, signing practice activities, and insight into deaf culture. Start your ASL masterclass today. American Sign Language for Beginners includes: 30 Days of easy ASL--Start off right with an accelerated plan designed to help you begin signing in just one month. Easy-to-understand instructions--Lessons concentrate on a single idea or subject and include photographs to demonstrate signs. Everyday phrases--Daily instruction highlights vocabulary you're most likely to need as you explore ASL in your daily life. Jump-start your learning experience with American Sign Language for Beginners!

Learn American Sign Language

Here is the ultimate guide to learning American Sign Language including finger spelling, numbers, inflections, hand shapes.

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Author: Russell Scott Rosen

Publisher: Wellfleet

ISBN: 9781577151074

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

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Here is the ultimate guide to learning American Sign Language including finger spelling, numbers, inflections, hand shapes.

The American Sign Language Handshape Starter

A Beginner's Guide Richard A. Tennant, Marianne Gluszak Brown. The American Sign Language Handshape Starter is designed to be a first book for learning American Sign Language . Readers will find more than 800 signs with which to build ...

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Author: Richard A. Tennant

Publisher: Gallaudet University Press

ISBN: 1563681307

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 199

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Beginning signers can now improve their recognition of the most commonly used signs with this easy-to-follow handbook. Illustrates 800 common signs organized by topics including food, travel, family, sports and more. 800 illustrations.

American Sign Language For Dummies

This. Book. American Sign Language For Dummies is designed to give you a general understanding of how to communicate in American Sign Language, as well as a general understanding of Deaf culture and Deaf history. As you'll soon see, ...

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Author: Adan R. Penilla, II

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119286097

Category: Reference

Page: 368

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Grasp the rich culture and language of the Deaf community To see people use American Sign Language (ASL) to share ideas is remarkable and fascinating to watch. Now, you have a chance to enter the wonderful world of sign language. American Sign Language For Dummies offers you an easy-to-access introduction so you can get your hands wet with ASL, whether you're new to the language or looking for a great refresher. Used predominantly in the United States, ASL provides the Deaf community with the ability to acquire and develop language and communication skills by utilizing facial expressions and body movements to convey and process linguistic information. With American Sign Language For Dummies, the complex visual-spatial and linguistic principles that form the basis for ASL are broken down, making this a great resource for friends, colleagues, students, education personnel, and parents of Deaf children. Grasp the various ways ASL is communicated Get up to speed on the latest technological advancements assisting the Deaf Understand how cultural background and regionalism can affect communication Practice signing with videos online If you want to get acquainted with Deaf culture and understand what it's like to be part of a special community with a unique shared and celebrated history and language, American Sign Language For Dummies gets you up to speed on ASL fast.

Sign Language for Kids

Color photographs illustrate sign language for numbers, letters, colors, feelings, animals, and clothes.

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Author: Lora Heller

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 1402706723

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 95

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Color photographs illustrate sign language for numbers, letters, colors, feelings, animals, and clothes.

Perfect Phrases in American Sign Language for Beginners

ASL expert Barbara Bernstein Fant--carrying on the work of her late husband Lou--and illustrator Betty Miller make it easy for you to pick up key signs for everyday communication without having to have prior knowledge of signing.

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Author: Lou Fant

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071642392

Category: Reference

Page: 176

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Quick and easy phrases in ASL for daily life Perfect Phrases for American Sign Language provides 150 essential phrases for hearing-impaired users of ASL and those who interact with them. ASL expert Barbara Bernstein Fant--carrying on the work of her late husband Lou--and illustrator Betty Miller make it easy for you to pick up key signs for everyday communication without having to have prior knowledge of signing. This handy reference is perfect for comfortably and confidently communicating with loved ones, coworkers, patients, or anyone who uses ASL.

Learn Sign Language in a Hurry

This book is a basic guide to the alphabet, vocabulary, and techniques it takes to connect using American Sign Language. Whether signing out of necessity or learning for the sake of growing, you will enjoy this practical primer.

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Author: Irene Duke

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781440513831

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

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"I love you." "What can I get you?" "Let's take a walk." Wanting to say simple things like these but not being able to is frustrating and disheartening—but learning how to communicate can be easy and fun! This book is a basic guide to the alphabet, vocabulary, and techniques it takes to connect using American Sign Language. Whether signing out of necessity or learning for the sake of growing, you will enjoy this practical primer. After reading this book, you will be able to use American Sign Language in a social, educational, or professional setting. Whether the goal is to communicate with hearing-impaired grandparent, a child with special needs in school, or an infant, people learn sign language for many different reasons. Easy to read and reference—and complete with images and examples of common signs—this basic guide allows you to make a meaningful connection that's otherwise impossible.

Barron s American Sign Language

Barron's American Sign Language is designed to give you comprehensive knowledge of ASL. Here are important tips to follow while learning from this book: • Think visually. American Sign Language (ASL) is understood by seeing it because ...

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Author: David A. Stewart

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9781506263823

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 704

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Barron’s American Sign Language is a brand-new title on ASL that can be used in the classroom, as a supplemental text to high school and college courses, or for anyone who wants to learn proper ASL. The only book with comprehensive instruction and online graded video practice quizzes, plus a comprehensive final video exam. Content includes topics on the Deaf culture and community, ASL Grammar, fingerspelling, combining signs to construct detailed sentences, Everyday ASL, and much more. More than 1,000 illustrations of signs with instructions on movement--step-by-step with dialogue, tip boxes, and practice exercises and quizzes throughout to reinforce retention and to track your progress.

American Sign Language

Thus , learning American Sign Language as a second language means learning about the group of people who use ASL — the Deaf Community . ... This means that there are no newspapers , magazines , books , etc. , written in ASL .

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Author: Dennis Cokely

Publisher: Gallaudet University Press

ISBN: 0930323882

Category: Education

Page: 167

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The third volume in a three-volume guide that introduces beginning students to conversational American Sign Language (ASL).