Score: 3.5
From 17 Ratings

Sign Language Among North American Indians Compared With That Among Other Peoples And Deaf-Mutes


  • Author: Garrick Mallery
  • Release Date : 1894-01-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • File Size: 3569799 Bytes


Fascinating, wide-ranging study by expert on the subject describes and illustrates signs used for specific words — "antelope," "brave," "trade," "yes," — for phrases, sentences and even dialogues. Scores of diagrams show precise movements of body and hands for signing. Of great interest to students of linguistics and Native American culture....

Score: 4
From 21 Ratings

American Sign Language


  • Author: Megan Trotter
  • Release Date : 2016-06-02
  • Genre: Education
  • File Size: 426453683 Bytes


This is a beginning course book for American Sign Language.  This book includes the alphabet, introductions, colors, and feelings....

Learn American Sign Language

Learn American Sign Language


  • Author : James W. Guido
  • Publisher : Wellfleet Press
  • Release Date : 2015-09-10
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781627889278


Learn American Sign Language Book Description :

American Sign Language (ASL) is a vibrant, easy-to-learn language that is used by approximately half a million people each day. Current with the latest additions to ASL and filled with thousands of brand new photographs by Deaf actors, Learn American Sign Language is the most comprehensive guide of its kind. - Learn more than 800 signs, including signs for school, the workplace, around the house, out and about, food and drink, nature, emotions, small talk, and more. - Unlock the storytelling possibilities of ASL with classifiers, easy ways to modify signs that can turn "fishing" into "catching a big fish" and "walking" into "walking with a group." - Find out how to make sentences with signs, use the proper facial expressions with your signs, and othe...

Learning to See

Learning to See


  • Author : Sherman Wilcox
  • Publisher : Gallaudet University Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1563680599


Learning to See Book Description :

As more and more secondary schools and colleges accept American Sign Language (ASL) as a legitimate choice for second language study, Learning to See has become even more vital in guiding instructors on the best ways to teach ASL as a second language. And now this groundbreaking book has been updated and revised to reflect the significant gains in recognition that deaf people and their native language, ASL, have achieved in recent years. Learning to See lays solid groundwork for teaching and studying ASL by outlining the structure of this unique visual language. Myths and misconceptions about ASL are laid to rest at the same time that the fascinating, multifaceted elements of Deaf culture are described. Students will be able to study ASL and gain a t...

Learning American Sign Language in High School

Learning American Sign Language in High School


  • Author : Russell Scott Rosen
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1563686422


Learning American Sign Language in High School Book Description :

"With the increase of American Sign Language being offered as a foreign language in high schools, this book addresses issues to better prepare high schools in their recruitment and education of new ASL students"--...

American Sign Language  Enhanced
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

American Sign Language Enhanced


  • Author : Catherine Nichols
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-08-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781607104995


American Sign Language Enhanced Book Description :

Learning a new language is easier than you think! This informative book teaches you the basics of American Sign Language. It's the third most used language in the United States--and yet it's “spoken” without even opening your mouth! It's estimated that as many as two million Americans speak American Sign Language, a method of communication that's both fun and useful, even if you or your friends and family are not hearing impaired. American Sign Language uses simple-to-follow photographs to teach you the alphabet, numbers, and simple words and phrases. Divided into categories such as Animals and People and Pronouns, the book and accompanying flashcards show you how to use your hands to communicate. Once you've learned the alphabet, you'll build on...

Picture Yourself Learning American Sign Language  Level 1
Score: 1
From 1 Ratings

Picture Yourself Learning American Sign Language Level 1


  • Author : Janna M. Sweenie
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2008-01-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781598636642


Picture Yourself Learning American Sign Language Level 1 Book Description :

"Picture Yourself Learning American Sign Language, Level 1" makes learning to sign fun and easy, providing the building blocks to help you master your comprehension of American Sign Language (ASL) at the beginner level. Using a whole-body approach to signing, you'll learn to convey context and meaning on a dynamic level involving both facial expressions and HandShapes. The book begins by teaching you 10 facial expressions, 16 unique HandShapes, and signs to convey time, space, and location. You'll then be introduced to the revolutionary "Pick and Say Rubric" that incorporates 90 vocabulary words with a sentence pattern. Each part of the sentence is assigned a color--red for time, green for nouns, and blue for actions. The rubric makes learning proper...

American Sign Language

American Sign Language


  • Author : Dennis Cokely
  • Publisher : Gallaudet University Press
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0930323882


American Sign Language Book Description :

The third volume in a three-volume guide that introduces beginning students to conversational American Sign Language (ASL)....

Learn American Sign Language

Learn American Sign Language


  • Author : Arlene Rice
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: American Sign Language
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0760766010


Learn American Sign Language Book Description :

More than 150 flashcards and useful words and phrases, plus booklet with alphabet, numbers, signing skills, tips for ASL....

Learn Sign Language in a Hurry

Learn Sign Language in a Hurry


  • Author : Irene Duke
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2009-07-18
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440513831


Learn Sign Language in a Hurry Book Description :

"I love you." "What can I get you?" "Let's take a walk." Wanting to say simple things like these but not being able to is frustrating and disheartening—but learning how to communicate can be easy and fun! This book is a basic guide to the alphabet, vocabulary, and techniques it takes to connect using American Sign Language. Whether signing out of necessity or learning for the sake of growing, you will enjoy this practical primer. After reading this book, you will be able to use American Sign Language in a social, educational, or professional setting. Whether the goal is to communicate with hearing-impaired grandparent, a child with special needs in school, or an infant, people learn sign language for many different reasons. Easy to read and referen...

American Sign Language  Units 10 18

American Sign Language Units 10 18


  • Author : Charlotte Baker-Shenk
  • Publisher : Gallaudet University Press
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0930323874


American Sign Language Units 10 18 Book Description :

The videocassettes illustrate dialogues for the text it accompanies, and also provides ASL stories, poems and dramatic prose for classroom use. Each dialogue is presented three times to allow the student to "converse with" each signer. Also demonstrates the grammar and structure of sign language. The teacher's text on grammar and culture focuses on the use of three basic types of sentences, four verb inflections, locative relationships and pronouns, etc. by using sign language. The teacher's text on curriculum and methods gives guidelines on teaching American Sign Language and Structured activities for classroom use....