Perfect Phrases in American Sign Language for Beginners

Author: Lou Fant
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071642392
Release Date: 2008-10-01
Genre: Reference

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.

1 000 Signs of Life

Author: Gallaudet University Press
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
ISBN: 1563682729
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Basic ASL for everyday conversation.

Perfect Phrases for Writing Employee Surveys

Author: John Kador
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071703130
Release Date: 2010-03-12
Genre: Business & Economics

THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME Generating honest, no-nonsense feedback through well-written surveys is the first step to dramatically increasing employee engagement, commitment, loyalty—and your company’s bottom line. Perfect Phrases for Writing Employee Surveys provides the tools for crafting precisely phrased surveys to deliver accurate information, so you can adjust your organization’s practices accordingly. Inside are hundreds of words, phrases, and examples that remove the guesswork from an otherwise daunting process. This handy, time-saving guide helps you write surveys that measure: Employee Engagement Leadership and Management Company Values and Ethics Organizational Culture Satisfaction with Work Environment Career Development

Perfect Phrases for School Administrators

Author: Christine Canning Wilson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071633376
Release Date: 2009-12-11
Genre: Education

Find the right words to communicate with teachers, other educators, personnel, vendors, and more Perfect Phrases for School Administrators contains features the key words, phrases, acronyms, jargon and buzzwords used in the field of education and training. You can use these words to write teacher evaluations, settle union issues and contract disputes, deal with vendors and sales reps, communicate effectively with staff, deescalate grievances, and more.

Perfect Phrases for Icebreakers Hundreds of Ready to Use Phrases to Set the Stage for Productive Conversations Meetings and Events

Author: Meryl Runion
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071783835
Release Date: 2012-01-06
Genre: Business & Economics

The Right Phrase for Every Situation . . . Every Time You know that how you begin a business conversation or meeting sets the stage for success. But coming up with just the right words can be another matter. Perfect Phrases for Icebreakers has hundreds of ready-to-use phrases to get your interactions off on the right foot. From jump-starting meetings to motivating teams to turning any situation into a positive networking event, this streamlined guide provides you with the right words to: Highlight important topics in meetings or conversations Motivate people to share resources and support Add levity to personal or group interactions Inspire collaboration and creativity Pique curiosity about your message

Perfect Phrases for New Employee Orientation and Onboarding Hundreds of ready to use phrases to train and retain your top talent

Author: Brenda Hampel
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071767514
Release Date: 2011-07-15
Genre: Business & Economics

THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME Getting new employees up and running with the company is a highly challenging process. For true success, you need to have full command of the most appropriate language for the task. Perfect Phrases for New Employee Orientation and Onboarding contains hundreds of ready-to-use phrases for transitioning employees into their new roles. You’ll learn how to home in on employee engagement, support the building of work relationships, and deliver constructive feedback. This handy, quick-reference guide provides effective language for: Getting the most out of meet-and-greet meetings Defining company culture and employee expectations Coaching new employees with onboarding challenges Collecting onboarding feedback Onboarding a diverse workforce

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.

Flie end in drei Monaten

Author: Benny Lewis
Publisher: MVG Verlag
ISBN: 9783864157356
Release Date: 2015-04-13
Genre: Cooking

Eine Sprache lernt man nicht nur, sondern man lebt sie. Benny Lewis ist Autodidakt und hat im Laufe der Zeit herausgefunden, worum es tatsächlich beim Lernen einer Sprache geht. In diesem Buch erklärt er, was es wirklich braucht, damit man jede Sprache in kürzester Zeit erlernt. Unerlässlich ist eine enorm hohe Motivation für das Erlernen der Sprache, und man muss sich trauen, die Sprache auch zu sprechen. Sei es durch eine persönliche Reise in das entsprechende Land, übers Internet oder durch einen Tandempartner. Darüber hinaus sollte man möglichst alles in der Fremdsprache tun, was Praxis bringt: Fernsehen schauen, Musik hören und lesen. Mit diesem Buch gibt der Autor Tipps für Eselsbrücken, um Vokabeln und die Grammatik einfacher zu erlernen, und er hilft dabei, die Herangehensweise an das Lernen so zu optimieren, dass es zu einem Kinderspiel wird. Sein Erfolg spiegelt sich im weltweit größten Sprachlernblog wider, mit dem er bereits Millionen Menschen dabei geholfen hat, eine neue Sprache zu erlernen.

Perfect Phrases for Managing People EBOOK BUNDLE

Author: Meryl Runion
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071796279
Release Date: 2011-11-18
Genre: Business & Economics

Build rapport, solve problems, and increase productivity with the PERFECT words for any interaction with employees 3 books in 1 eBook! Good management begins and ends with good communication. Whether you oversee a company, department, team, or just a single employee, Perfect Phrases for Managing People provides the language you need to express your ideas, thoughts, and needs with absolute clarity—so things get done the right way, the first time around. This 3-eBook set includes: Perfect Phrases for Managers and Supervisors, Second Edition Perfect Phrases for Managers and Supervisors has been completely revised to help you communicate in today’s workplace, where collaboration, cooperation, and personalization are critical to building an efficient, productive work environment. Learn the most effective language for: Setting a tone of mutual trust and respect Dealing with difficult employees and delicate problems Conducting interviews and performance reviews Disciplining workers or terminating employment Perfect Phrases for Leadership Development Perfect Phrases for Leadership Development has hundreds of ready-to-use phrases for empowering others to take on leadership responsibilities, regardless of their specific position in the company. You’ll find all the right words and phrases you need for: Boosting employees’ sense of autonomy Redirecting efforts without stifling creativity Encouraging decisiveness and resourcefulness Igniting energy and enthusiasm Perfect Phrases for Building Strong Teams This quick-reference guide addresses all the issues you could possibly encounter working with a team-offering hundreds of ready-to-use phrases for every situation. From managing interpersonal conflicts to motivating an entire company, you'll find the exact words you need to: Get people to work with, not against each other Use positive feedback to promote and reward teamwork Inspire communication at every level of the team Build a winning team mindset that can't lose

Language in Motion

Author: Jerome Daniel Schein
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
ISBN: 1563680394
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Education

This enjoyable book first introduces sign language and communication, follows with a history of sign languages in general, then delves into the structure of American Sign Language (ASL). Later chapters outline the special skills of fingerspelling and assess artificial sign systems and their net worth. Language in Motion also describes the process required to learn sign language, then explains how to use it to communicate in the Deaf community. Appendices featuring the manual alphabets of three countries complete this enriching book.

Perfect Phrases for Creativity and Innovation Hundreds of Ready to Use Phrases for Break Through Thinking Problem Solving and Inspiring Team Collaboration

Author: Karen Eriksen
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071782944
Release Date: 2012-03-23
Genre: Business & Economics

THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME In today’s fast-moving economy and competitive climate, developing a creative, innovative workforce is absolutely essential for success. Perfect Phrases for Creativity and Innovation provides hundreds of ready-to-use phrases for building the kind of exciting, solution-driven work environment that turns average companies into industry leaders. From creating powerful teams to prioritizing ideas to rewarding success, this hands-on guide offers the language and proven tools to help you: Jump-start your own creativity Trigger whole-brain, divergent thinking in your employees Inspire teams to collaborate in new, effective ways Transform every team into an innovation machine

Perfect Phrases for Letters of Recommendation

Author: Paul Bodine
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071626545
Release Date: 2009-12-15
Genre: Education

Expert advice for helping an applicant’s chances of acceptance by choosing the right words and phrases As a teacher, professor, or an employer, you are often called upon for letters of recommendation--and probably as often find yourself stumped about what to say. It can be a daunting task when someone’s future is in the balance. This book, written by a writing expert, will help you find the right words--and avoid the pitfalls--of creating a letter of recommendation. Author Paul Bodine explains what makes a recommendation letter good and also what can make it ineffective. The book contains paragraph-length examples of effective recommendation letter writing for all types of situations.

Perfect Phrases for Fundraising

Author: Beverly Browning
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071793735
Release Date: 2012-08-07
Genre: Business & Economics

THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME Precise language in a fundraising campaign is an absolute must. The words you choose can make the difference between having your appeal read . . . or tossed. Perfect Phrases for Fundraising provides everything you need to craft a message that recipients will read and respond to. This quick-access guide is packed with time-saving tips, message-crafting strategies, and ready-to-use phrases sure to get results in any campaign. Master the right language for: Telephone soliciting YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter One-on-one meetings Board of director appeals Organization website campaigns

American Sign Language

Author: Molly O'Hara
Publisher: Outskirts Press
ISBN: 1478784768
Release Date: 2017-03-21
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Have you always wondered how American Sign Language makes sentences? Having an on-the-go ASL grammar reference guide at your fingertips sounds like a great idea! You can build your own sentences, mixing and matching signs in a variety of ways. Find out how a topical sentence is different from a declarative or discover how nifty a split phrase can be! Who wouldn't want to have the last word? Master the natural order of things in American Sign Language by owning this reference manual. Learn the fine art of possessives or smooth talk your way through a relative clause. This book covers many details regarding verbs, adjectives, nouns, pronouns, perfect tenses, simple tenses, adverbs, negation, modals, prepositions, articles, conjugation, conjunctions, and more! Grammatically speaking, this reference guide touches on just about anything and everything you need to get ahead in the Deaf community without the stress of guesswork. Flip through the pages and start wherever you want. Each page is its own tutorial for a specific grammatical element. Are you taking a sign language class? Are you studying to become an interpreter? Imagine that you have only an app or a book of signs. How would you like the signs that you've learned from your app or book to say what you mean and mean what you say? This guide complements what you already have and builds on what you already know. Get ahead of the pack by turning American Sign Language grammar inside out. Get a feel for how Deaf culture has influenced its own ASL language structure. Impress your Deaf co-workers with skillful interjections. Get in the good graces of your Deaf client by positioning your nots and nevers to your advantage. Play your hands right when you give sign language a passive voice. Go beyond words.

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