Signing Everyday Phrases

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Fully illustrated and completely revised and updated with 32 pages of all-new signs for the digital age.

The most convenient and concise way for learning commonly used phrases in sign language. Perfect for anyone-both deaf and hearing-from teachers and students to friends and family to anyone who wants to learn how to communicate better with hearing-impaired people. Features easy-to-follow instructions and simple, effective illustrations, and ...

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Overview

Fully illustrated and completely revised and updated with 32 pages of all-new signs for the digital age.

The most convenient and concise way for learning commonly used phrases in sign language. Perfect for anyone-both deaf and hearing-from teachers and students to friends and family to anyone who wants to learn how to communicate better with hearing-impaired people. Features easy-to-follow instructions and simple, effective illustrations, and is conveniently arranged by topic, including:

- Computer and technological terms
- Greetings and introductions
- Everyday expressions
- Family and friends
- Shopping and colors
- Money and numbers
- Leisure and sports
- Food and restaurants
- School, religion, and government
- Time, holidays, and weather
- Nature, science, and animals
- Health conditions and medical emergencies

"...aimed at professionals who come in contact with the deaf on a frequent basis...greetings and introductions, everyday expressions, money and numbers, travel and directions, time, holidays and weather are covered."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780399533099
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/2/2007
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 380,572
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

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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Table of Contents


Introduction     5
About This Book     5
A Few Basics     7
The Basic Hand Shapes     9
Tips for Better Signing     10
The Manual Alphabet     11
Greetings and Introductions     13
Home, Family, and Friends     23
Shopping, Money, Numbers, and Colors     49
Leisure and Sports     65
Food and Restaurants     81
Travel, Directions, and Places     107
Time, Weather, and Holidays     129
Animals, Nature, and Science     147
Health and Medical     159
Emergencies     183
Education     195
Religion     217
Business and Government     235
Computers and Technology     251
Index     275
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2012

    very helpful book if your needing to learn sign language

    its the best way other then going to college and getting a degree in sign language to learn sign language if your haveing to or needing to learn it either for family or friends.. other then my degree i got i learned it with books

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