American Sign Language Dictionary

Author: Martin L. A. Sternberg

Publisher: Turtleback Books

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 772

View: 943

This third edition, an abridgement of American Sign Language, features more than 500 new signs in a guide to the third most common language in the United States.

Random House Webster's American Sign Language Legal Dictionary

Author: Elaine Costello

Publisher: Random House Reference &

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Category: Reference

Page: 422

View: 833

Features more than one thousand signs for key legal terms, along with complete definitions, full-torso definitions, and step-by-step instructions on how each sign is formed.

American Sign Language Dictionary Unabridged

Author: Martin L. Sternberg

Publisher: Collins Reference

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 1008

View: 299

Appearing first in 1981, this dictionary remains the largest and most comprehensive book of sign language ever published. Now, completely revised and expanded, American Sign Language features: More than 7,000 sign entries, plus cross-references More than 12,000 illustrations 2,000 more signs than any other ASL dictionary, including dozens of signs that have only recently come into usage Arranged alphabetically to enhance usability Other features include a pronunciation guide for English language glosses and a foreword to the original edition by the late Mary E. Switzer, United States Commissioner of Vocational Rehabilitation. American Sign Language (ASL) is the third most frequently used language in the United States after English and Spanish. ASL has its own distinct grammar and syntax. The entries appearing herein represents signs, not words, and the illustrations of the hand, arm, and facial expressions will aid the reader in forming the signs. This book is indispensable to deaf people and their relatives, friends, and associated. Social workers, otologists, hearing and speech therapists, audiologists, and rehabilitation workers have long considered this book a major addition to their libraries.

Once Upon a Sign

Using American Sign Language to Engage, Entertain, and Teach All Children

Author: Kim Taylor-DiLeva

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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Category: Education

Page: 270

View: 183

This book shows how integrating American Sign Language (ASL) into story time and other educational programs can benefit and entertain ALL children, whether or not they are hearing impaired, from infancy onward. * Includes 14 complete program ideas appropriate for young learners, from infancy through high school-age patrons (plus parents of babies/toddlers) * More than 200 photos clearly illustrate signs * Resources listed include ASL Books/Media for Adults, ASL Books/Media for Children, and the ASL Manual Alphabet

Linguistics of American Sign Language

An Introduction

Author: Clayton Valli

Publisher: Gallaudet University Press

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 493

View: 304

New 4th Edition completely revised and updated with new DVD now available; ISBN 1-56368-283-4

Essential ASL

The Fun, Fast, and Simple Way to Learn American Sign Language

Author: Martin L. A. Sternberg

Publisher: Harper Collins

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 322

View: 757

Includes over seven hundred of the most frequently used signs in American sign language, as well as signs for fifty common phrases

Reference Sources for Small and Medium-sized Libraries, Eighth Edition

Author: Jack O'Gorman

Publisher: American Library Association

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

View: 608

Focusing on new reference sources published since 2008 and reference titles that have retained their relevance, this new edition brings O’Gorman’s complete and authoritative guide to the best reference sources for small and medium-sized academic and public libraries fully up to date. About 40 percent of the content is new to this edition. Containing sources selected and annotated by a team of public and academic librarians, the works included have been chosen for value and expertise in specific subject areas. Equally useful for both library patrons and staff, this resource Covers more than a dozen key subject areas, including General Reference; Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics; Psychology and Psychiatry; Social Sciences and Sociology; Business and Careers; Political Science and Law; Education; Words and Languages; Science and Technology; History; and Performing Arts Encompasses database products, CD-ROMs, websites, and other electronic resources in addition to print materials Includes thorough annotations for each source, with information on author/editor, publisher, cost, format, Dewey and LC classification numbers, and more Library patrons will find this an invaluable resource for current everyday topics. Librarians will appreciate it as both a reference and collection development tool, knowing it’s backed by ALA’s long tradition of excellence in reference selection.

The American Sign Language Phrase Book

Author: Barbara Bernstein Fant

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 416

View: 376

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.