Learn Sign Language in a Hurry: Grasp the Basics of American Sign Language Quickly and Easily

Learn Sign Language in a Hurry: Grasp the Basics of American Sign Language Quickly and Easily

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by Irene Duke
     
 

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"I love you."
"What can I get you?"
"Let's take a walk."

Wanting to say simple things like these but not being able to is frustrating and disheartening—but learning how to communicate can be easy and fun! This book is a basic guide to the alphabet, vocabulary, and techniques it takes to connect using American Sign Language. Whether signing out of

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Overview

"I love you."
"What can I get you?"
"Let's take a walk."

Wanting to say simple things like these but not being able to is frustrating and disheartening—but learning how to communicate can be easy and fun! This book is a basic guide to the alphabet, vocabulary, and techniques it takes to connect using American Sign Language. Whether signing out of necessity or learning for the sake of growing, you will enjoy this practical primer. After reading this book, you will be able to use American Sign Language in a social, educational, or professional setting.

Whether the goal is to communicate with hearing-impaired grandparent, a child with special needs in school, or an infant, people learn sign language for many different reasons. Easy to read and reference—and complete with images and examples of common signs—this basic guide allows you to make a meaningful connection that's otherwise impossible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435149137
Publisher:
Adams Media Corporation
Publication date:
12/04/2013
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
78,663
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

Irene Duke (Mashpee, MA) is an adjunct professor at Massasoit Community College, where she has established and teaches the American Sign Language program. She is also a sign language consultant, ADA advisor, and a professional instructor for school systems public and private. She also establishes onsite ASL courses, workshops, and lectures throughout New England. Her areas of expertise are ADA compliance, early education, special needs, and medical sign language. She is the mother of a profoundly deaf adult son and strives to bring about awareness of the various applications and benefits of sign language.

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Learn Sign Language in a Hurry: Grasp the Basics of American Sign Language Quickly and Easily 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 33 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ive never really been interested in sign language until I started watching the show "switched at birth". It is an excellent show with a few deaf characters in it. This book really helped me learn sign language. I learned at least 15 words and the whole alphabet in 2 days. I love this book.
FirstTim4Ten More than 1 year ago
Easy to read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I had not really ever been interested in sign language until i started watching the show "switched at birth." This book was verry helpful and i highly recomend it for all of those who are looking for and easy and fast way to learn sign language. The explanations are also very simple.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I started sign languge when i saw the show switched at birth
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book really helped me with my sign language and i really enjoy learing new words everyday
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome I have deaf friend and it helped alot
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I looooooove it!!!!
Anonymous 3 days ago
ITS A GOOD BOOK,
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ok so i just hav the sample but i can already tell that this is great for begginners. I havn't bought it yet cause i need to get mor in my allowance. Im a child btw.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I just bought this book and it is only showing the sample. What can i do?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
People have a deaf and hard hring im lil hard hring but perry good sign language help people i have friends deaf call my name disha