The Linguistics of British Sign Language: An Introduction

The Linguistics of British Sign Language: An Introduction

by Rachel Sutton-Spence, Bencie Woll
     
 

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This is the first textbook dealing specifically with British sign linguistics. It provides essential support for learners of British Sign Language and others interested in the structure and use of BSL, and assumes no previous knowledge of linguistics and sign language. Technical terms and linguistic jargon are kept to a minimum. The book contains over three hundred…  See more details below

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This is the first textbook dealing specifically with British sign linguistics. It provides essential support for learners of British Sign Language and others interested in the structure and use of BSL, and assumes no previous knowledge of linguistics and sign language. Technical terms and linguistic jargon are kept to a minimum. The book contains over three hundred illustrations and an index of signs and sign phrases. There are also exercises and a reading list for further independent study.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521637183
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Series:
Textbooks in Linguistics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

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