American Sign Language Demystified with DVD

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071601375
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 12/4/2009
  • Series: Demystified Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 424,255
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Kristin Mulrooney, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of linguistics at Gallaudet University, the world’s only liberal arts university for the Deaf. Dr. Mulrooney's research interest is focused on the relationship between language theory and language use. Her research has focused on the structure of personal narratives in ASL, the role of metaphor in ASL discourse structure and the comparison of ASL narrative structure and narrative structure of spoken languages.
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Table of Contents

Part I: Getting Started--Background

1. About ASL

2. Body Language and Facial Expressions

3. Grammar and Sentence Structure

4. Verbs

5. Variation in ASL

6. Deaf Etiquette

Part II: Expanding on the Basics

7. Meeting and Greeting People

8. Asking Questions

9. Describing People and Things

10. Expressing Likes and Dislikes

11. Expressing Past, Present, and Future

12. The Manual Alphabet-- Fingerspelling

13. Numbers, Dates, and Time

Part III: Building a Sign and Phrase Vocabulary

14. Family and Friends

15. Health

16. Travel

17. Food

18. Shopping

19. Technology

20. Additionarl Signs and Expressions

Final Exam

Answer Key to Chapter Quizzes
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  • Posted July 16, 2011

    Web Site is Wrong Does NOT Come With DVD

    Disappointing. WEB SITE MISLEADING THAT A AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE DEMYSTIFIED DVD COMES WITH THIS? NO IT DOES NOT! ONLY COMES WITH HARD COPY BOOK? THE E-READER VERSION DOES NOT COME WITH ANY DVD? E-READER VERSION HAS THUMBNAIL IMAGES YOU CANNOYT ENLARGE? YOU CANNOT DISTINGUISH WHAT FORM FINGER SIGN OR EVEN SEE WHAT POSITION FINGERS ARE IN TO FORM ANY LETTER! I do not reccomend.

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