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The Perigee Visual Dictionary of Signing

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Publisher Comments:

The Perigee Visual Dictionary of Signing is the easiest, most comprehensive alphabetized guide to American Sign Language (Ameslan) available today. Unlike other signing books, which organize by "categories", the Visual Dictionary is arranged in a straightforward easy-to-use dictionary format. Inside you'll find special features offering a fast, simple approach to the art of signing, including over 1,350 signs - arranged alphabetically with directions on how to form each sign; detailed illustrations - showing precise hand positions and exact movements; memory aids - to assist in recalling how to make each sign; sample sentences - to clarify grammatical usage; numbers - from one to one million, including monetary signs; fingerspelling - a vital tool for communicating words for which there are no signs, or for when the sign has not yet been learned; helpful hints - suggestions and tips for easier signing; and comprehensive index - including all entries and their synonyms for easy cross-referencing.

About the Author

Mickey Flodin is the author of Signing Everyday Phrases, Signing for Kids, Signing is Fun, Signing Illustrated, and co-author, with Rod R. Butterworth, of The Perigee Visual Dictionary of Signing, The Pocket Dictionary of Signing, and Signing Made Easy.

Table of Contents

Introduction

History of Sign Language

How to Use This Dictionary

Suggestions and Tips for Easier Signing

Basic Hand Shapes

The Manual Alphabet

Fingerspelling

Numbers

Inflections

Definite and Indefinite Articles

Main Dictionary

Main Entry and Synonym Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780399519529
Editor:
Flodin, Mickey
Author:
Flodin, Mickey
Author:
Butterworth, Rod
Author:
Butterworth, Rod R.
Publisher:
Perigee Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
Sign Language
Subject:
American sign language
Subject:
American Sign Language -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
Foreign Languages-American Sign Language
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Perigee
Series Volume:
74
Publication Date:
19950831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9 x 5.9 x 1.27 in 1.3 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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