The Gallaudet Children s Dictionary of American Sign Language

Author: Jean Gordon
Publisher:
ISBN: 1563686317
Release Date: 2014-09
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Offers a dictionary of American sign language featuring over one thousand sign drawings with corresponding English words, usage in sentences, and illustrations, as well as an introduction explaining fingerspelling and signing.

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.

Signs Across America

Author: Edgar H. Shroyer
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
ISBN: 0913580961
Release Date: 1984
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Signs Across America provides a fascinating and unique look at regional variations in American Sign Language (ASL). The authors contacted native signers in 25 states to find out their signs for 130 selected words. The results -- more that 1,200 signs -- are illustrated in this book. It is an invaluable reference for teachers of American Sign Language that explores the subtle differences in signs from different geographic areas.

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.

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

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.

Songs in Sign

Author: S. Harold Collins
Publisher:
ISBN: 0931993717
Release Date: 1995-01-01
Genre: Education

Presents sign language for six familiar songs.

Sign to Learn

Author: Kirsten Dennis
Publisher: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 9781605543512
Release Date: 2005-09-22
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A guide for using American Sign Language as a teaching tool for young hearing children.

Signing Fun

Author: Penny Warner
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
ISBN: 1563682923
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Offers over four-hundred useful signs on a variety of topics and includes practice sentences, games and activites, use of numbers, and information on communicating with deaf people.

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

The Canadian Dictionary of ASL

Author: Carole Sue Bailey
Publisher: University of Alberta
ISBN: 0888643004
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Reference

The Canadian Dictionary of ASL offers clear illustrations and sign descriptions alongside English definitions, making it a valuable reference for Deaf and hearing users alike. Features of the Dictionary include: easy-to-understand illustrations for every sign; specific written instructions for forming the sign; definitions, parts of speech, usage notes; tips on how to use the signs in visual conversation; and regional variations of signs. Separate sections are included on: fingerspelling, ASL handshapes, numbers, pronouns, time concepts, and geographic place names.

American Sign Language Concise Dictionary

Author: Martin L. Sternberg
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062740106
Release Date: 1994-11-16
Genre: Reference

Introducing the first revised edition to the original and most extensive pocket-size American Sign Language dictionary ever published. Included are more than 2,500 of the most widely used words, phrases and idioms in the language, with easy-to-follow illustrations of the hand, arm and facial movements that express each one. Completely updated and modernized, this monumental work introduces 500 new signs that have recently been added to the evolving American Sign Language lexicon.