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Sign Language Made Simple
by Karen Lewis




Overview -
Sign Language Made Simple will include five Parts:

  • Part One: an introduction, how to use this book, a brief history of signing and an explanation of how signing is different from other languages, including its use of non-manual markers (the use of brow, mouth, etc in signing.)
  • Part Two: Fingerspelling: the signing alphabet illustrated, the relationship between signing alphabet and ASL signs
  • Part Three: Dictionary of ASL signs: concrete nouns, abstractions, verbs, describers, other parts of speech-approx. 1,000 illustrations. Will also include instructions for non-manual markers, where appropriate.
  • Part Four: Putting it all together: sentences and transitions, includes rudimentary sentences and lines from poems, bible verses, famous quotes-all illustrated. Also, grammatical aspects, word endings, tenses.
  • Part Five: The Humor of Signing: puns, word plays and jokes.

Sign Language Made Simple will have over 1,200 illustrations, be easy to use, fun to read and more competitively priced than the competition. It's a knockout addition to the Made Simple list.

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Overview

Sign Language Made Simple will include five Parts:

  • Part One: an introduction, how to use this book, a brief history of signing and an explanation of how signing is different from other languages, including its use of non-manual markers (the use of brow, mouth, etc in signing.)
  • Part Two: Fingerspelling: the signing alphabet illustrated, the relationship between signing alphabet and ASL signs
  • Part Three: Dictionary of ASL signs: concrete nouns, abstractions, verbs, describers, other parts of speech-approx. 1,000 illustrations. Will also include instructions for non-manual markers, where appropriate.
  • Part Four: Putting it all together: sentences and transitions, includes rudimentary sentences and lines from poems, bible verses, famous quotes-all illustrated. Also, grammatical aspects, word endings, tenses.
  • Part Five: The Humor of Signing: puns, word plays and jokes.

Sign Language Made Simple will have over 1,200 illustrations, be easy to use, fun to read and more competitively priced than the competition. It's a knockout addition to the Made Simple list.

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780385488570
  • ISBN-10: 0385488572
  • Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
  • Publish Date: August 1997
  • Page Count: 256
  • Dimensions: 10.16 x 7.76 x 0.63 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.36 pounds

Series: Made Simple Books (Doubleday)

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