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The Perigee Visual Dictionary of Signing
     

The Perigee Visual Dictionary of Signing

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by Rod R. Butterworth, Mickey Flodin
 

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The most comprehensive alphabetized guide to American Sign Language (ASL) available today.
 
Unlike other signing books, which organize by "categories," the Visual Dictionary is arranged in a straightforward, easy-to-use dictionary format.

Inside you’ll find special features offering a fast, simple approach to the art of signing, including

Overview

The most comprehensive alphabetized guide to American Sign Language (ASL) available today.
 
Unlike other signing books, which organize by "categories," the Visual Dictionary is arranged in a straightforward, easy-to-use dictionary format.

Inside you’ll find special features offering a fast, simple approach to the art of signing, including:
• More than 1,350 signs -- arranged alphabetically with directions on how to use each sign
• Detailed illustrations -- showing precise hand positions and exact movements
• Memory aids -- to assist in recalling how to make each sign
• Sample sentences -- to clarify grammatical usage
• Numbers -- from one to one million, including monetary signs
• Fingerspelling -- a vital tool for communicating words for which there are no signs, or for when the sign has not yet been learned
• Helpful hints -- suggestions and tips for easier signing
• A comprehensive index -- with all entries and their synonyms for easy cross-referencing
 
Authors Rod R. Butterworth and Mickey Flodin have written many widely used signing books, including Signing Made Easy and The Pocket Dictionary of Signing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780399519529
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/28/1995
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
218,218
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Mickey Flodin is the author of Signing Everyday Phrases, Signing for Kids, Signing is Fun, Signing Illustrated, and co-author, with Rod R. Butterworth, of The Perigee Visual Dictionary of Signing, The Pocket Dictionary of Signing, and Signing Made Easy.

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The Perigee Visual Dictionary of Signing: Includes Over 1,350 signs of American Sign Language 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book has been very helpful in learning sign language and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to learn more about signing. I am wanting to learn more and to learn about signing religious songs such as Amazing Grace and the Family of God. They are beautiful done in sign language
Guest More than 1 year ago
I don't like to read that much but when picked up this book I could NOT put it done. It teaches you fraction!! They explain how to make the signs really GOOD!! If I could I would give it 999999999999 stares
Guest More than 1 year ago
Book was in excellent condition and received in a timely manner.