Sign Language Made Simple: A Complete Introduction To American Sign Language by Karen LewisSign Language Made Simple: A Complete Introduction To American Sign Language by Karen Lewis

Sign Language Made Simple: A Complete Introduction To American Sign Language

byKaren Lewis

Paperback | August 18, 1997

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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.
Title:Sign Language Made Simple: A Complete Introduction To American Sign LanguageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 10.25 × 7.72 × 0.61 inPublished:August 18, 1997Publisher:Crown/Archetype

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0385488572

ISBN - 13:9780385488570

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"Sign Language Made Simple" includes not only 1,000 basic American Sign Language signs and a complete finger-spelling alphabet, but also 200 more signs for sentences, expressions, and wordplay, and the most recent methods of teaching the grammar and organization of signing. 1,200 illustrations