The American Sign Language Phrase Book

Author: Barbara Bernstein Fant,Betty Miller,Lou Fant

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071642358

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 416

View: 6158

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.

Religious Signing

A Comprehensive Guide for All Faiths

Author: Elaine Costello

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 0553386190

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 320

View: 455

A revised edition of an interdenominational guide to religious sign language demonstrates how to use each sign in its proper context, incorporates twenty new signs devoted to the Muslim faith, and reworks prayers to put them in American Sign Language instead of Signed English. Original.


Author: Martin L. Sternberg

Publisher: Collins Reference

ISBN: 9780062700520

Category: Reference

Page: 1184

View: 4301

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

Perfect Phrases in American Sign Language for Beginners

Author: Lou Fant,Barbara Bernstein Fant

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071642390

Category: Reference

Page: 176

View: 4859

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.


Signed English: A Basic Guide

Author: Harry Bornstein,Saulnier

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0307807231

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

View: 7469

Now available as an eBook, this quick-reference dictionary is for everyone who knows, cares about, or wants to communicate with someone who is deaf or hearing impaired. Designed by Harry Bornstein and Karen L. Saulnier, two of the foremost experts on sign language, Signing features more than one thousand black-and-white illustrations created specifically for hearing and non-hearing people who want to learn how to sign. Packed with grammar tips and vocabulary words arranged by subject for easy reference, Signing is a comprehensive guide to mastering the basics of Signed English and can be used alone or in conjunction with the Living Language video, Say it By Signing.

Sign Language Made Simple

Author: Karen B. Lewis,Roxanne Henderson

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0385488572

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 255

View: 5714

Provides a step-by-step course for learning sign language, covering individual letters, common phrases, facial expressions, and body language


How To Speak With YOur Hands

Author: Elaine Costello, Ph.D.

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 0307423719

Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 4229

American Sign Language is a wonderful silent language of hands, face, and body that is rich with nuance, emotion, and grace. Bantam is proud to present the newly revised Signing : How To Speak With Your Hands, a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide that has long been the invaluable and definitive guide for families, friends, and professionals who need to communicate effectively with deaf children and adults. Now this expanded edition, with redesigned interiors and updated material, includes even more signs; large, upper-torso illustrations clearly show formation and movement of the hands, and their relation to the face and body. All the beautifully illustrated signs are accompanied by precise, easy-to-follow instructions on how to form them. This complete guide includes chapters on common phrases, the alphabet, foods and eating, health, recreation, and the newest chapter covering technology, politics. education, and music. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Learning American Sign Language

Levels I & II, Beginning & Intermediate

Author: Tom L. Humphries,Carol Padden

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205275533

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 357

View: 1296

72 dialogues are presented to demonstrate the various conversations with are presented in text form in the accompanying book.

Signing Illustrated

The Complete Learning Guide

Author: Mickey Flodin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780399530418

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 318

View: 8905

Groups signs with similar shapes and movements in chapters such as numbers, money and quantity, and thoughts, emotions, and ideas, with new sections on the latest computer and technology signs.

Webster's Concise American Family Dictionary

Author: Random House

Publisher: Random House Reference &

ISBN: 9780375720031

Category: Reference

Page: 640

View: 7256

Provides more than 135,000 definitions of 116,000 words, along with lists of special terms, information on grammar, advice on avoiding insensitive language, forms of address, typographical symbols, and the texts of the Sermon on the Mount, the Declaration of Independence, and the Gettysburg Address. Reprint.

The Random House Power Vocabulary Builder

Author: Tony Geiss

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780345405456

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

View: 5609

A complete reference designed to help readers build a more extensive and effective vocabulary furnishes a handy pronunciation guide, tips on using prefixes and suffixes, etymologies, and a glossary of usage, complemented by vocabulary tests, exercises, and word puzzles. Original.

Doomsday Preppers Complete Survival Manual

Expert Tips for Surviving Calamity, Catastrophe, and the End of the World

Author: Michael Sweeney

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426211236

Category: Reference

Page: 368

View: 5233

This custom companion to the blockbuster National Geographic Channel series Doomsday Preppersis filled with how-to illustrations, "Prepper Profiles" of people in the show, and survival tips from preppers themselves. Handy and comprehensive, the manual offers valuable life-saving information to help prepare for the most devastating calamities. Episodes of this highly original show, which debuted in February 2012, explore the lives of otherwise ordinary Americans who are preparing for the end of the world as we know it. Preppers go to extraordinary lengths to plan for any of life's uncertainties, from constructing a home out of shipping containers and stockpiling 50,000 lbs. of food to practicing evacuation drills and hand-to-hand combat. This book is an essential component.

The Pocket Dictionary of Signing

Author: Rod R. Butterworth,Mickey Flodin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780399517433

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 223

View: 6089

Demonstrates the Ameslan sign language gestures for six hundred words and includes memory aids for recalling each sign

Random House Webster's Dictionary

Author: Ballantine,Random House

Publisher: Fawcett

ISBN: 9780345447258

Category: Reference

Page: 864

View: 4038

A comprehensive language resource includes more than 75,000 entries, hundreds of illustrations, geographical and biographical names, usage notes, and a section of slang, business, and computer terms.