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Random House Webster's American Sign Language Dictionary: Compact Edition

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Publisher Comments:

First in a new series of RHW American Sign Language books focused on special fields of interest, this dictionary of medical signs, all of them clearly illustrated, carefully described, and — unlike other ASL dictionaries — defined, will be a boon to the Deaf community, their teachers, their colleagues, and their friends and families.

Communication with health professionals is a vital need in everyone's life, but can be a particular challenge for the hearing impaired. This book contains over 800 signs, including signs for illnesses, treatments, and drugs, as well as for human anatomy and psychology. Such signs are clearly needed by the ever-increasing numbers of Americans for whom ASL is either their native language or the language they learn in order to communicate effectively with those who use it.

Synopsis:

This dictionary represents the cutting edge in reference for American Sign Language, with a treasury of signs for the novice and experienced user alike.

Its many features include:

over 4,500 signs

complete descriptions of each sign, plus full-torso illustrations separate sections on geographical signs

how numbers are signed in different contexts and the role of finger spelling

a subject index

This dictionary is the only one that makes it easy for you to match the right signs with the right meanings by giving you:

alternate signs for the same meaning, plus different signs for different meanings of the same word

complete definitions that show you which meanings go with which signs  over 3,000 cross references to the illustrated signs

Synopsis:

The Random House Websters Compact American Sign Language Dictionary is a treasury of over 4,500 signs for the novice and experienced user alike. It includes complete descriptions of each sign, plus full-torso illustrations. There is also a subject index for easy reference as well as alternate signs for the same meaning.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375722776
Author:
Costello, Elaine
Publisher:
Random House Reference Publishing
Author:
Elaine Costello, Ph.D.
Author:
Costello, Elaine Phd
Subject:
Sign Language
Subject:
Dictionaries & Terminology
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Subject:
American sign language
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
Foreign Languages-American Sign Language
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20080831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
9.20x6.06x1.32 in. 1.90 lbs.

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Product details 624 pages Random House Reference Publishing - English 9780375722776 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This dictionary represents the cutting edge in reference for American Sign Language, with a treasury of signs for the novice and experienced user alike.

Its many features include:

over 4,500 signs

complete descriptions of each sign, plus full-torso illustrations separate sections on geographical signs

how numbers are signed in different contexts and the role of finger spelling

a subject index

This dictionary is the only one that makes it easy for you to match the right signs with the right meanings by giving you:

alternate signs for the same meaning, plus different signs for different meanings of the same word

complete definitions that show you which meanings go with which signs  over 3,000 cross references to the illustrated signs

"Synopsis" by , The Random House Websters Compact American Sign Language Dictionary is a treasury of over 4,500 signs for the novice and experienced user alike. It includes complete descriptions of each sign, plus full-torso illustrations. There is also a subject index for easy reference as well as alternate signs for the same meaning.
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