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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 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.

This edition ncludes a two-hour DVD that presents right-and left-handed signers demonstrating every phrase in the book from chapter 3 through the appendix.

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.

Synopsis:

Bestselling ASL phrasebook, now enhanced with video demonstrations of each of the book's 500-plus phrases

Table of Contents

Preface 1 How to Use This Book 2 A Guide to ASL 3 Greetings, Salutations, and Everyday Expressions (DVD) 4 Signing and Deafness (DVD) 5 Getting Acquainted (DVD) 6 Health (DVD) 7 Weather (DVD) 8 Family (DVD) 9 School (DVD) 10 Food and Drink (DVD) 11 Clothing (DVD) 12 Sports and Recreation (DVD) 13 Travel (DVD) 14 Animals and Colors (DVD) 15 Civics (DVD) 16 Religion (DVD) 17 Numbers, Time, Dates, and Money (DVD) 18 Technology (DVD) Appendix: The Manual Alphabet (DVD)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071759328
Author:
Fant, Lou
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
Bernstein Fant, Barbara
Author:
Fant, Lou
Author:
Fant Lou
Subject:
Sign Language
Subject:
Foreign Languages-American Sign Language
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Revised
Publication Date:
April 2011
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
400

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