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The Resource American Sign Language for dummies, by Adan R. Penilla II, PhD, Angela Lee Taylor

American Sign Language for dummies, by Adan R. Penilla II, PhD, Angela Lee Taylor

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American Sign Language for dummies
Title
American Sign Language for dummies
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by Adan R. Penilla II, PhD, Angela Lee Taylor
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Language
eng
Summary
"Grasp the rich culture and language of the Deaf community To see people use American Sign Language (ASL) to share ideas is remarkable and fascinating to watch. Now, you have a chance to enter the wonderful world of sign language. American Sign Language For Dummies offers you an easy-to-access introduction so you can get your hands wet with ASL, whether you're new to the language or looking for a great refresher. Used predominantly in the United States, ASL provides the Deaf community with the ability to acquire and develop language and communication skills by utilizing facial expressions and body movements to convey and process linguistic information. With American Sign Language For Dummies, the complex visual-spatial and linguistic principles that form the basis for ASL are broken down, making this a great resource for friends, colleagues, students, education personnel, and parents of Deaf children. Grasp the various ways ASL is communicated Get up to speed on the latest technological advancements assisting the Deaf Understand how cultural background and regionalism can affect communication Practice signing with videos online If you want to get acquainted with Deaf culture and understand what it's like to be part of a special community with a unique shared and celebrated history and language, American Sign Language For Dummies gets you up to speed on ASL fast."--Amazon.com description
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BTCTA
Dewey number
419/.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV2474
LC item number
.P46 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
For dummies®, a Wiley brand
Label
American Sign Language for dummies, by Adan R. Penilla II, PhD, Angela Lee Taylor
Link
http://www.dummies.com/languages/american-sign-language/signing-for-dummies-cheat-sheet/
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Note
  • Includes index
  • "Go to Dummies.com for videos, step-by-step examples, how-to articles, or to shop!"--Page 4 of cover
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
American Sign Language and you. You already know a little sign ; Signing grammar basics ; Starting to sign basic expressions ; Getting your numbers and times straight ; Signing at home -- Refining your ASL. Asking questions and making small talk ; Asking for directions ; Dining and going to the market ; Shopping made easy ; The signer about town ; Takin' care of business ; Recreation and the great outdoors ; Here's to your health -- Looking at life through deaf eyes. The Deaf community and Deaf etiquette ; Soliciting social justice ; Using technology to communicate -- The part of tens. Ten tips to help you sign like a pro ; Ten ways to pick up sign quickly ; Ten popular deaf expressions
Control code
5836195
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
3rd edition.
Extent
xi, 340 pages
Isbn
9781119286073
Lccn
2016953540
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • (OCoLC)ocn948562874
  • (OCoLC)948562874
Label
American Sign Language for dummies, by Adan R. Penilla II, PhD, Angela Lee Taylor
Link
http://www.dummies.com/languages/american-sign-language/signing-for-dummies-cheat-sheet/
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Go to Dummies.com for videos, step-by-step examples, how-to articles, or to shop!"--Page 4 of cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
American Sign Language and you. You already know a little sign ; Signing grammar basics ; Starting to sign basic expressions ; Getting your numbers and times straight ; Signing at home -- Refining your ASL. Asking questions and making small talk ; Asking for directions ; Dining and going to the market ; Shopping made easy ; The signer about town ; Takin' care of business ; Recreation and the great outdoors ; Here's to your health -- Looking at life through deaf eyes. The Deaf community and Deaf etiquette ; Soliciting social justice ; Using technology to communicate -- The part of tens. Ten tips to help you sign like a pro ; Ten ways to pick up sign quickly ; Ten popular deaf expressions
Control code
5836195
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
3rd edition.
Extent
xi, 340 pages
Isbn
9781119286073
Lccn
2016953540
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn948562874
  • (OCoLC)948562874

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