Learn American Sign Language

Author: James W. Guido
Publisher: Wellfleet Press
ISBN: 9781627889278
Release Date: 2015-09-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

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.

The American Sign Language Handshape Starter

Author: Richard A. Tennant
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
ISBN: 1563681307
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Foreign Language Study

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.

Talking with Your Hands Listening with Your Eyes

Author: Gabriel Grayson
Publisher: Square One Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 075700007X
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Uses almost 1,400 photographs to present a comprehensive guide to the techniques, words, and phrases used in American Sign Language.

Signing Made Easy

Author: Rod R Butterworth, M.A., M.Ed.
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 0833535471
Release Date: 1989-02-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Easy-to-use guide illustrated with over 3500 easy-to-follow signs.

Dirty Sign Language

Author: Allison O
Publisher: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 9781569757864
Release Date: 2011-05-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Provides signs for a variety of slang terms, swear words, insults, and explicit sexual terms.

Barron s 500 Flash Cards of American Sign Language

Author: Geoffrey S. Poor
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764162225
Release Date: 2009-04-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

"This boxed set of ASL flash cards features 500 signs, and is an essential reference tool for those learning to sign. Supplied in alphabetical order, nearly all signs are displayed with two photographs and directional arrows are included where appropriate, ensuring that handshapes are correctly formed so that signs are perfectly executed and communication is made effortless." --from guide.

British Sign Language For Dummies

Author: City Lit
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119992165
Release Date: 2010-12-13
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Learn British Sign Language quickly and easily with this essential guide and CD-Rom This lively guide introduces the key hand shapes and gestures you need to communicate in British Sign Language. The illustrations depict both the actions and facial expressions used to sign accurately, while the companion CD-Rom features real-life BSL conversations in action to further your understanding. With these practical tools, you’ll become an expert signer in no time! British Sign Language For Dummies includes: Starting to sign – learn about Deaf communication and practise simple signs to get you going Learning everyday BSL – develop the grammar and vocabulary skills that are the building blocks to using British Sign Language Getting out and about – sign with confidence in a wide range of real-life situations, from travelling to dating Looking into Deaf life – learn about the history of the Deaf Community and how they’ve adapted their technology and lifestyles to suit their needs For corrections to this book, please click here: http://www.wiley.com/legacy/wileyblackwell/BSLcorrectionslip.pdf Note: CD files are available to download when buying the eBook version

Sign Language for Kids

Author: Lora Heller
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 1402706723
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

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

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.

American Sign Language the Easy Way

Author: David Alan Stewart
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764102990
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Explains how to use facial grammar before manual signing, discusses the ten grammatical rules of American Sign language, and provides thirty-six progressively advanced lessons

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUA

Author: Martin L. Sternberg
Publisher: Collins Reference
ISBN: 0062700529
Release Date: 1993-06-10
Genre: 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

Super Smutty Sign Language

Author: Kristin Henson
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781250036490
Release Date: 2013-10-08
Genre: Humor

A book of truly obscene and offensive insults, sex terms, and pop culture phrases translated into American Sign Language-from the YouTube sensation with more than 2 million views and counting Have you ever been in a noisy bar and wanted to insult or pick up someone? Now you can say: - Douche canoe - Cum dumpster - I lost my virginity, can I have yours? - There's a party in my pants, and you're invited - Do you spit or swallow? - Does the carpet match the curtains? - Gargle my balls - Was that a queef? - You cum-guzzling ass-pirate! - Sperm burper - Let's play leap-frog naked! There are plenty of books and Websites that teach you basic sign language phrases like "Hello," "I love you," and some even cross the line into crass with "fuck you," "asshole," or "bite me," but Super Smutty Sign Language is the only book that delivers truly obscene and offensive insults, sex terms, and pop culture phrases including "Suck a bag of dicks," "Bitch, please!" "You motorboating son of a bitch!" and "Blumpkin". Kristin Henson, creator of the YouTube channel Dirty Signs with Kristin, presents over 200 dirty, vulgar, foul, and disgusting words and phrases guaranteed to make you blush.

American Sign Language

Author: Catherine Nichols
Publisher:
ISBN: 1607102927
Release Date: 2011-12-01
Genre: Education

An introduction to learning ASL (American Sign Language) with individual letters, numbers, conversational words and phrases. The DVD shows signing done by an experienced ASL signer and the flash cards provide reinforcement.