Signing Illustrated : The Complete Learning Guide

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  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-11-02
  • Publisher: Tarcher

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Here is the complete learning guide that teaches American Sign Language by "category," the most popular and preferred method of teaching and learning. This easy-to-use guide is updated and expanded to include new computer and technology signs and offers a fast and simple approach to learning. Includes:

- Vocabulary reviews
- Fingerspelling exercises
- Sign matching and memory aids
- A complete glossary and a comprehensive index
- Clear instructive drawings

Author Biography

Mickey Flodin is the coauthor of many widely used signing books, including Signing Made Easy, The Perigee Visual Dictionary of Signing and The Pocket Dictionary of Signing, and is the author of Signing for Kids.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 9
A Brief History of Sign Languagep. 9
About This Bookp. 11
Glossaryp. 14
Getting Started: The Basicsp. 16
The Basic Hand Shapesp. 18
Hints for Better Signingp. 20
The Manual Alphabetp. 22
Family, People, and Pronounsp. 23
Home, Clothing, and Colorsp. 39
Food and Eatingp. 53
Actions and Related Wordsp. 69
Sports, Recreation, and Hobbiesp. 93
Animals, Nature, and Sciencep. 105
Travel, Holidays, Location, and Directionp. 121
Thoughts, Emotions, and Abstract Ideasp. 135
God and Religionp. 161
Education, Careers, and Communicationp. 175
Cities, States, Countries, and Governmentsp. 197
Numbers, Money, and Quantityp. 209
Health, Medical, and the Bodyp. 227
Time, Seasons, and Weatherp. 241
Opposites and Questionsp. 255
Indexp. 273
Answers to Practice Pagesp. 285
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