British Sign Language For Dummies

British Sign Language For Dummies

by City Lit

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ISBN-13: 9781119992165
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/13/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 330
Sales rank: 1,167,887
File size: 40 MB
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About the Author

This book is written and illustrated by a team from the Faculty of Deaf Education and Learning Support at City Lit. City Lit is a London-based adult education centre, providing courses to over 24,000 students every year. The Faculty of Deaf Education and Learning Support provides a comprehensive programme of courses and training including accredited British Sign Language courses for both Deaf and hearing learners.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Starting to Sign.

Chapter 1: Discovering Who’s Who – And How They Communicate.

Chapter 2: Sign Language You Didn’t Know You Knew.

Part II: Everyday BSL.

Chapter 3: Meeting and Greeting.

Chapter 4: Knowing Me, Knowing You.

Chapter 5: Expressing Your Feelings.

Chapter 6: Nailing Numbers.

Chapter 7: Describing Weather, Colour, and Clothes.

Part III: Getting Out and About.

Chapter 8: Getting from A to B.

Chapter 9: Arranging Not So Blind Dates.

Chapter 10: Fancy Fish and Chips?

Chapter 11: Making the Most of Your Free Time.

Part IV: Looking into Deaf Life.

Chapter 12: Deaf Community and Culture.

Chapter 13: Technology and Modifi cations for Deaf People.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 14: Ten Top Tips To Improve Your Signing Skills.

Chapter 15: Ten Top Tips For Good Communication.

Chapter 16: Ten Top BSL Resources.

Chapter 17: Ten Really Useful Phrases.

Chapter 18: Ten Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know about Deaf Culture and History.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Answer Key to Fun&Games.

Appendix B: About the CD.

Index.

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