Signing Naturally

Author: Ella Mae Lentz
Publisher:
ISBN: 158121135X
Release Date: 2001
Genre: American Sign Language


Student workbook

Author: Ken Mikos
Publisher: Ingram
ISBN: 1581210361
Release Date: 2001
Genre: American Sign Language

Reinforces and expands on vocabulary, grammar and language functions taught in the classroom.

Artificial Hearing Natural Speech

Author: Joanna Hart Lowenstein
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135922344
Release Date: 2013-09-13
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This book explores the interface between speech perception and production through a longitudinal acoustic analysis of the speech of postlingually deaf adults with cochlear implants (electrode and computer prostheses for the inner ear in cases of nerve deafness). The methodology is based on the work of Joseph Perkell at MIT, replicating and extending analysis to subjects with modern digital cochlear implants and processor technology. Lowenstein also examines how cochlear implants are portrayed in dramatic and documentary television programs, the scientific accuracy of those portrayals, and what expectations might be taken away by viewers, particularly given modern society's view that technology can overcome the frailties of the human body.

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.

Complete Guide to Japanese Kanji

Author: Christopher Seely
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462917730
Release Date: 2016-03-22
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Learn over 2,000 Japanese Kanji characters with this user-friendly Japanese language-learning book. This unique Kanji study guide provides a comprehensive introduction to all the Kanji characters on the Japanese Ministry of Education's official Joyo ("General Use") list—providing detailed notes on the historical development of each character as well as all information needed by students to read and write them. As fascinating as it is useful, this is the book every Japanese language learners keeps on his or her desk and visits over and over. This Kanji book includes: Clear, large-sized entries All of the General Use Joyo Kanji Characters Japanese readings and English meanings stroke-count stroke order usage examples mnemonic hints for easy memorization The components which make up each character are detailed and the Kanji are graded in difficulty according to Ministry of Education guidelines, allowing students to prioritize the order in which the Kanji are learned and track their progress. This book is essential to anyone who is planning to take the official Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) and will appeal to beginning students as well as those who wish to attain higher-level mastery of the Japanese language. It is the only book that also provides historical and etymological information about the Japanese Kanji. This latest edition has been updated to include all of the 2,136 Kanji on the expanded Joyo list issued by the Japanese government in 2010. Many entries have been revised to include the most recent research on character etymologies.

Signing Naturally

Author: Ella Mae Lentz
Publisher:
ISBN: 1581212186
Release Date: 2014
Genre: American Sign Language


ASL at Work

Author: William Newell
Publisher: Dawn Sign Press
ISBN: 1581210817
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: American Sign Language

Divided into 16 instructional units, ASL at Work is designed to enable students to develop the skills and knowledge needed to communicate effectively with their Deaf co-workers, students, and clients in work and social settings. Each instructional unit in the Student Text has a Unit Overview with learning outcomes, a listing of vocabulary, full grammatical and language, culture and community explanations and a practice and review section with accompanying DVD which provides students with targeted outside of the classroom practice to develop expressive and receptive skills. The Student Text is beautifully illustrated throughout with clearly drawn sign grammatical and vocabulary illustrations. Each unit on the ASL at Work: Student DVD provides a Sample Expressive Dialogue, Comprehension Dialogues and Narratives and demonstration of Expressive Practice Prompts to give students practice outside of the classroom with both receptive and expressive skills. CJ Jones, Deanna Bray, Rosa Lee Timm and other well known Deaf talent provide a variety of ASL models for students on the DVD. From the first lesson, ASL is "at work" for both the teacher who is teaching American Sign Language and the students who are learning ASL. - Publisher.

Mosby s Textbook for Nursing Assistants

Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 0323319750
Release Date: 2016-03-02
Genre: Care of the sick

Master the essential skills of today''s nursing assistant! Mosby''s Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 9th Edition prepares you to work in long-term care, acute care, and subacute care settings. Known for its comprehensive coverage and an easy-to-read, visual approach, this book includes step-by-step instructions for over 100 nursing assistant procedures. New to this edition is a practice scenario in each chapter to help you develop problem solving and critical thinking skills, as well as Focus on Math boxes that highlight common calculations done on the job. Written by well-known educator Sheila Sorrentino and expert co-author Leighann Remmert, this market-leading text emphasizes the importance of teamwork and communication - two elements critical to being an effective nursing assistant. Complete coverage includes the knowledge and skills needed by the nursing assistant. Guidelines to over 100 procedures are divided into pre-procedure, procedure, and post-procedure sections for easier learning. A clear, readable writing style is supplemented with more than 1,000 full-color photographs and illustrations. Key terms and abbreviations are included at the beginning of each chapter, with a comprehensive glossary at the back of the book. Review questions in each chapter are useful in guiding your study, reviewing what you have learned, and preparing for a test or the competency evaluation. Video icons indicate skills for which video is provided on the free Evolve companion website or in Mosby''s Nursing Assistant Video Skills 4.0 (sold separately). Summary boxes highlight key aspects of patient care including safety and comfort, long-term care, home care, personal pride, the needs of children and older persons, cultural considerations, communication guidelines, delegated tasks, teamwork, and time management. Focus on PRIDE boxes highlight personal and professional responsibility, rights and respect, delegation and teamwork, and ethics and laws to help you promote pride in the person, the family, and yourself. The Workbook and Competency Evaluation Review corresponds to chapters in the text and encourages learning with a wide variety of exercises. It also includes over 100 checklists, one for every procedure in the textbook. The Competency Evaluation Review includes a content review, skills evaluation review, and two practice exams to prepare students for their certification exam. Sold separately. Promoting Safety and Comfort boxes detail measures and cautions for providing safe, effective patient care. Focus on Long-Term Care and Focus on Home Care boxes highlight information vital to providing competent care in these settings. Focus on Children and Focus on Older Person boxes provide age-specific information about the special needs, considerations, and circumstances of children and older persons. Caring About Culture boxes help you learn about the beliefs and customs of other cultures so you can provide appropriate care. Focus on Communication boxes provide guidelines for what to say and ask when communicating with residents, visitors, and the nursing team. Teamwork and Time Management boxes cite ways you can efficiently work with and help nursing team members. Delegation Guidelines identify your specific responsibilities in accepting commonly delegated tasks. NEW Getting a Job chapter describes the professional skills needed for seeking and landing a new job upon certification. NEW Delegation chapter explains how nursing assistants work within the health care team and receive instructions from the nurse, and includes tips on questions to ask when receiving delegated tasks. NEW! Focus on Math highlights the basic math skills you need as a nursing assistant. NEW! Focus on Practice: Problem Solving includes scenarios that develop your critical thinking skills in common situations encountered during practice. NEW! NATCEP skills are identified as skills most often required for demonstration on state certification exams. NEW! Focus on Surveys feature highlights the nursing assistant''s role during state inspections. NEW! Focus on PRIDE application questions promote pride in the nursing assistant, the person, and the person''s family. UPDATED video clips from the latest Nursing Assistant Video Skills series demonstrate selected skills. UPDATED Body Spectrum interactive anatomy review is available on the Evolve companion website.

Human Development A Life Span View

Author: Robert V. Kail
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495093046
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Psychology

"Kail & Cavanaugh's Human Dvelopment: a Life-Span View offers you an inside look at the many forces that influence us throughout the journey called life. The authors highlight key research and timely issues that shape development. They discuss how real people react and adjust to developmental influences. In other words, they relate developmental principles to issues that matter to you."--BOOK JACKET.

Simultaneous Interpreting from English

Author: Carol J. Patrie
Publisher: Dawn Sign Press
ISBN: 1581211058
Release Date: 2000-07-31
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Helps interpreters-in-training refine their skills in interpreting from spoken English to American Sign Language in live situations. Topics include: consecutive interpreting, bridging to simultaneous interpreting, sources of error, comprehension, transfer, reformulation, self-monitoring and correction. Video provides spoken English selections for practice material. Book provides study questions and worksheets.

Barnhart Concise Dictionary of Etymology

Author: Robert K. Barnhart
Publisher: Collins Reference
ISBN: 0062700847
Release Date: 1995-09-15
Genre: Reference

As all lovers of language know, words are the source of our very understanding of ourselves and the world around us. Often, however, our use of language is so automatic that we neglect to consider where those words came from and what they assume. What are the implications, beyond the simple dictionary definitions, of using words such as privilege, hysteria, seminal, and gyp? Browsing through the pages of The Barhart Concise Dictionary of Etymology is like exploring the historical, political, and rhetorical wonderland of our linguistic heritage. We see the evolution of ideas, as rootword connections that now seem arbitrary are traced to schools of thought from the past. We also find an opportunity to examine how the sometimes backwards, sometimes hilarious, and sometimes illuminating ideologies built into our language affect our modern thinking. Written in a fresh, accessible style, this book provides the derivations of over 21,000 English-language words without resorting to the use of abbreviations, symbols, or technical terminology. Drawing on the most current American scholarship, and focusing on the core words in contemporary English, The Barnhart Concise Dictionary of Etymology is both a diverting browse and a thinking person's Bible.