Learn American Sign Language

Author: Russell Scott Rosen
Publisher: Wellfleet
ISBN: 9781577151074
Release Date: 2015-10-13
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

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

American Sign Language

Author: Charlotte Baker-Shenk
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
ISBN: 0930323874
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Education

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

Learning to See

Author: Sherman Wilcox
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
ISBN: 1563680599
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Education

Presents the steps necessary to design a curriculum for teaching training interpreters. This revised edition reflects the significant gains in recognition that deaf people and their native language - American Sign Language - have achieved in recent years.

Knack American Sign Language

Author: Suzie Chafin
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781599218328
Release Date: 2009-08-04
Genre: Family & Relationships

While learning a new language isn't a “knack” for everyone, Knack American Sign Language finally makes it easy. The clear layout, succinct information, and topic-specific sign language partnered with high-quality photos enable quick learning. By a “bilingual” author whose parents were both deaf, and photographed by a design professor at the leading deaf university, Gallaudet, it covers all the basic building blocks of communication. It does so with a view to each reader's reason for learning, whether teaching a toddler basic signs or communicating with a deaf coworker. Readers will come away with a usable knowledge base rather than a collection of signs with limited use. · 450 full-color photos · American Sign Language · Intended for people who can hear · Can be used with babies and young children

Essential ASL

Author: Martin L. A. Sternberg
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062734280
Release Date: 1996-06-27
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Includes over seven hundred of the most frequently used signs in American sign language, as well as signs for fifty common phrases

Learning American Sign Language in High School

Author: Russell S. Rosen
Publisher:
ISBN: 1563686422
Release Date: 2015-05-15
Genre: Education

"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"--

Communicating in Sign

Author: Diane P. Chambers
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780684835204
Release Date: 1998-07-08
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Places ASL within the context of Deaf culture

American Sign Language Demystified with DVD

Author: Dr. Kristin Mulrooney
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071601384
Release Date: 2009-12-04
Genre: Reference

Get your message across using your hands and your body language Want to communicate with the Deaf community but are mystified how to start? With American Sign Language Demystified you'll learn this unique visual language, and a whole new world of communication will be opened to you. At your own pace, you will learn basic grammar structures, discover the nuances of body positioning, master how to convey time, and build a useful vocabulary of signs and phrases. To help you on your way, the accompanying 100-minute DVD features in-depth demonstrations of how to make signs and create phrases and sentences as executed in American Sign Language. This fast and easy guide offers: A DVD that contains all the signs and phrases in the book as well as hundreds of additional vocabulary signs Quizzes at the end of each chapter to monitor your progress Etiquette you need to know when using ASL A helpful history of ASL Simple enough for a beginner but challenging enough for a more advanced student, American Sign Language Demystified will help you communicate in ASL confidently and comfortably.

Picture Yourself Learning American Sign Language Level 1

Author: Janna M. Sweenie
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781598636642
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Picture Yourself Learning American Sign Language, Level 1 makes learning to sign fun and easy, providing the building blocks to help you master your comprehension of American Sign Language (ASL) at the beginner level. Using a whole-body approach to signin

American Sign Language

Author: Dennis Cokely
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
ISBN: 0930323866
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Education

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

The American Sign Language Handshape Dictionary

Author: Richard A. Tennant
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
ISBN: 1563680432
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Education

"The unique feature of this dictionary is that it is organized by handshape rather than by alphabetical order. An American Sign Language learner can look up an unfamiliar sign by looking for the handshape rather than by looking up the word in an alphabetical English glossary. At the same time, an English speaker can look up a sign for a specific word by looking at the Index of English Glossaries located at the end of the dictionary. The introduction includes a history of sign language in the United States. Detailed instructions explain the organization of the handshape sections and the ordering of signs. The illustrations are clear and are described in terms of configuration, location, movement, orientation, and nonmanual markers".--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.

Learning American Sign Language

Author: Tom L. Humphries
Publisher:
ISBN: 129202495X
Release Date: 2013-07-17
Genre: American Sign Language

Learning American Sign Language: Levels I & II--Beginning & Intermediate, Second Edition, is a major revision of the First Edition, designed to help learners successfully interact with deaf American Sign Language (ASL) users. Written by two leading authorities in the field, the text is used as the basic text for a one-semester or full-year course in ASL. Lessons are structured around language needed for common-life situations, and examples are presented in the form of dialogues coupled with grammar and vocabulary instruction. Information is also included about the culture of Deaf people in the United States. The book is supported by a new videotape and an instructor's manual.

The American Sign Language Phrase Book

Author: Barbara Bernstein Fant
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071642354
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.