Photos make up this dictionary of 112 essential words for signing with start and finish poses including arrows and directions where necessary. Perfect for parents this 6-page guide includes the first infant and toddler signs and many more any beginner would use. Designed to also hang on the wall it is laminated for durability during heavy use or defense against that splotch of applesauce thrown while signing "more". Suggested uses: o Beginner - great source for core words to know when learning sign language o Parent - use as your reference in teaching sign language to your infant or toddler for basic needs, the child can then use it as reference as they grow to expand their vocabulary o Teacher - designed to hang on the wall, two guides will display over 100 words for your class to learn.
Author: Barcharts, Inc.
Release Date: 2015-12-31
Essential sign language knowledge for use in conversation, this 6-page laminated guide covers the most important aspects of communicating in ASL. Includes photo examples of often-used words and phrases to illustrate concepts of action and/or movement that make communication clear while adding emotional emphasis that always makes for good conversation. Suggested uses: o Beginner - who would like to sign as a language whether needing to communicate with friends or family, those who may need signing for work, or those who like to be prepared for any kind of conversation o Instructors/Teachers/Professors - quick reference tool for continued use throughout a course o Students - quick and easy reference tool
Author: Lou Fant
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2008-10-01
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.
Author: Thomas K. Holcomb
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2013-01-17
Introduction to American Deaf Culture provides a fresh perspective on what it means to be Deaf in contemporary hearing society. The book offers an overview of Deaf art, literature, history, and humor, and touches on political, social and cultural themes.
Blackline illustrations feature signs for the alphabet, numbers, colors, personal pronouns, possessives, interrogative words, days of the week, holiday greetings, and commonly used words, phrases, and directives. Also explains fingerspell. Students can keep all the facts right at their fingertips with this colorful two-sided ready reference card! Comes pre-punched for a three-ring binder and is laminated for years of use. 8 1/2" x 11" (22 x 28cm).
Author: Barbara Bernstein Fant
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2008-05-01
Genre: Business & Economics
Open up a whole new world of communication through ASL You can easily learn ASL with help from The American Sign Language Phrase Book. With more than 500 phrases, this is the reference guide to everyday expressions in American Sign Language, providing a quick way for you to converse with deaf people. Clearly illustrated with hundreds of line drawings, this book focuses on areas such as health, family, school, sports, travel, religion, time, money, food and drink, and small talk. This edition's new chapter on technology boasts 50 phrases to help you communicate about the Internet, computing, video relay, and more. There is even a chapter that gives you phrases for communicating about signing: asking people to sign slower, indicating your fingerspelling ability, and requesting help with your fledgling skills. From asking simple questions (“How are you?”) to more complex phrases (“There's no sign for that, you have to fingerspell it.”), The American Sign Language Phrase Book gives you the power to communicate easily and comfortably in ASL.
Author: Geoffrey S. Poor
Release Date: 2009-04-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Full-color photos on flash cards present close-ups of a model demonstrating 500 American Sign Language (ASL) signs. The meanings, brief descriptions of hand and arm motions, and related words are listed on the reverse side of each card. Correct formations of hand shapes and facial expressions are clearly shown to eliminate any possible confusion regarding intended word meanings. Where appropriate, photos include directional arrows that show hand or arm movements. Each flash card has a hole in one corner to accommodate a metal ring included with the boxed set. Users can select and fit any combination of cards they please to combine relevant words and create statements, or to review signs that they have difficulty identifying. Here is an ideal method for recognizing and memorizing American Sign Language vocabulary--a fine learning resource for all who plan to work with deaf people.