Learning American Sign Language
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|Author||: James W. Guido|
|Editor||: Wellfleet Press|
American Sign Language (ASL) is a vibrant, easy-to-learn language that is used by approximately half a million people each day. Current with the latest additions to ASL and filled with thousands of brand new photographs by Deaf actors, Learn American Sign Language is the most comprehensive guide of its kind. - Learn more than 800 signs, including signs for school, the workplace, around the house, out and about, food and drink, nature, emotions, small talk, and more. - Unlock the storytelling possibilities of ASL with classifiers, easy ways to modify signs that can turn "fishing" into "catching a big fish" and "walking" into "walking with a group." - Find out how to make sentences with signs, use the proper facial expressions with your signs, and other vital tips.
|Author||: Russell Scott Rosen,James W. Guido|
Here is the ultimate guide to learning American Sign Language including finger spelling, numbers, inflections, hand shapes.
|Author||: Irene Duke|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
"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.
|Author||: Rochelle Barlow|
|Editor||: Rockridge Press|
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!
|Author||: Karen B. Lewis,Roxanne Henderson|
|Editor||: Three Rivers Press|
Provides a step-by-step course for learning sign language, covering individual letters, common phrases, facial expressions, and body language
|Author||: Tom L. Humphries,Carol Padden|
|Editor||: Allyn & Bacon|
72 dialogues are presented to demonstrate the various conversations with are presented in text form in the accompanying book.
|Author||: Adan R. Penilla, II,Angela Lee Taylor|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
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.
|Author||: Tom Humphries,Carol Padden,Terrence J. O'Rourke|
|Editor||: T J Pub Incorporated|
This series of tapes is designed to illustrate the various exercises and dialogues that help beginning students in reading sign language.
|Author||: Catherine Nichols,David Bowell|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
Learning a new language is easier than you think! This informative book teaches you the basics of American Sign Language. It's the third most used language in the United States--and yet it's “spoken” without even opening your mouth! It's estimated that as many as two million Americans speak American Sign Language, a method of communication that's both fun and useful, even if you or your friends and family are not hearing impaired. American Sign Language uses simple-to-follow photographs to teach you the alphabet, numbers, and simple words and phrases. Divided into categories such as Animals and People and Pronouns, the book and accompanying flashcards show you how to use your hands to communicate. Once you've learned the alphabet, you'll build on that knowledge to learn the words for “friend” and “family.” And when you how the words for “chicken” and “cat” evoke a chicken opening and closing its beak and a cat stroking its whiskers, you'll truly understand how intuitive and enjoyable learning American Sign Language can be. Learning a new language is always a rewarding endeavor--and with American Sign Language, it's easier than ever!
|Author||: Rochelle Barlow|
|Editor||: Rockridge Press|
The easy way for kids (and parents) to learn American Sign Language. There has never been a better way to start learning American Sign Language. Ideal for parents of nonverbal children or children with communication impairments (ages 3-6), American Sign Language for Kids offers a simple way to introduce both of you to ASL. Build your vocabularies with 101 signs perfect for everyday use, all featuring detailed illustrations, memory tips, and hands-on activities. American Sign Language for Kids helps you focus on the types of words you need most with chapters conveniently divided by category. Get chatty with activities that guide you through conversations. You'll be signing together in no time! American Sign Language for Kids includes: 101 helpful signs--From family and feelings to meals and playtime, work with your child to master subjects that will help the two of you connect. Fun ways to practice--Discover enjoyable activities at the end of each section that make it exciting and engaging to learn signs and start conversing! Practical guides--Get useful advice for introducing signs to a child with autism, helpful primers on deaf culture, and more. Discover an effective and meaningful way to deepen communication with your child--American Sign Language for Kids shows you the way.
|Author||: Charlotte Lee Baker-Shenk,Dennis Cokely|
|Editor||: Gallaudet University Press|
The videocassettes illustrate dialogues for the text it accompanies, and also provides ASL stories, poems and dramatic prose for classroom use. Each dialogue is presented three times to allow the student to "converse with" each signer. Also demonstrates the grammar and structure of sign language. The teacher's text on grammar and culture focuses on the use of three basic types of sentences, four verb inflections, locative relationships and pronouns, etc. by using sign language. The teacher's text on curriculum and methods gives guidelines on teaching American Sign Language and Structured activities for classroom use.
|Author||: Martin L. Sternberg|
|Editor||: Collins Reference|
A wealth of entries representing the signs of American Sign Language, with illustrations, descriptions, cross-references and bibliography. "The most complete dictionary of sign language ever published." -- National Association of the Deaf
|Author||: Susan Shelly,Jim Schneck|
Explains how to use American Sign Language to make introductions, tell time, order food, tell a joke, communicate with children, express emotion, and ask for directions
|Author||: Russell Scott Rosen|
"With the increase of American Sign Language being offered as a foreign language in high schools, this book addresses issues to better prepare high schools in their recruitment and education of new ASL students"--
|Author||: Carol A. Padden,Tom Humphries|
|Editor||: Harvard University Press|
Written by authors who are themselves Deaf, this unique book illuminates the life and culture of Deaf people from the inside, through their everyday talk, their shared myths, their art and performances, and the lessons they teach one another. Padden and Humphries employ the capitalized "Deaf" to refer to deaf people who share a natural language--American Sign Language (ASL)--and a complex culture, historically created and actively transmitted across generations.
|Author||: Associate Professor Department of Communication and the Teacher Education Program Tom L Humphries,Tom L. Humphries,Carol A. Padden,Professor Department of Communication Carol A Padden,Rob Hills,Peggy Lott,Daniel W. Renner|
|Editor||: Pearson College Division|