ISBN-10:
0135285712
ISBN-13:
9780135285718
Pub. Date:
01/15/1992
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Learning American Sign Language / Edition 1

Learning American Sign Language / Edition 1

by Tom L. Humphries

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ISBN-13: 9780135285718
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date: 01/15/1992
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 8.82(w) x 10.76(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

All Units end with "Vocabulary."

To the Student.

Units and Topics.

1. Introductions and Personal Information.
Introductions.
Personal information.
More Personal Information.

2. Learning ASL.
Going to Class.
Objects in the Classroom.
Showing You Understand and Asking for Help.

3. Politeness.
Asking Politely.
Thanks.
Interruptions and Apologies.

4. Descriptions.
Physical Appearance.
Clothing.
Personality and Character.

5. Requests.
Polite Commands.
Requests to Do Something.
More Requests.

6. Expressing Yourself.
How You Feel.
Opinions and Preferences.
Anxiety.

7. More Descriptions.
Objects and Their Location.
Objects, Number, and Location.
How Many.

8. Family and Friends.
Family Information.
Family Relationships.
Friends and Acquaintances.

9. More Descriptions.
How Others Look.
Personality.
Physical Features.

10. At Home and Daily Living.
Your Residence.
Objects in Your Residence.
What You Do Everyday.

11. Food and Food Shopping.
The Menu.
Quantities.
Prices.

12. Offering and Declining.
Food and Drink.
Offering Help.
Declining and Explaining.

13. More Ways to Express Yourself.
Satisfaction and Dissatisfaction.
Agreement and Disagreement.
Concerns and Feelings.

14. Experiences and Current Activity.
An Event.
A Past Event.
Current Activity.

15. Future Plans and Obligations.
General Future Plans.
Time and Place to Meet.
Future Obligations.

16. Directions and Instructions.
Directions.
Descriptions of Places.
Instructions.

17. Suggestions and Advice.
Suggestions.
Time and Place.
Advice.

18. Attitudes andOpinions.
What Others Think.
Opinions.
Values.

19. Recreational Activities.
Activities.
A Sequence of Activities.
Seasonal Activities.

20. Travel--Places and Experiences.
Travel Experience.
More Travel Experience.
Places You Visited.

21. Occupations and Professions.
Occupations and Professions.
Job Activity.
Work History.

22. The Body, Health, and Emergencies.
Physical Conditioning.
Health and Health Problems.
Emergencies.

23. Current Events.
Recent News.
Current Topics of Interest.
Current Issues.

24. How Things Are Done.
A Process.
Width, Length, and Height.
Measurements and Weight.

English Translations of Dialogues.

Vocabulary Index.

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