Picture Yourself Learning American Sign Language, Level 1

Picture Yourself Learning American Sign Language, Level 1

by Janna M. Sweenie, David W. Boles

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ISBN-13: 9781598636642
Publisher: Course Technology PTR
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Series: Picture Yourself
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 965,035
File size: 12 MB
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About the Author

Has been teaching ASL at NYU for over 15 years and other ASL credits include Montclair State University, Lehman College, Catholic Charities in Brooklyn, LaGuardia Community College and the College of New Rochelle. She was born Deaf in Council Bluffs and attended the Iowa School for the Deaf. Her job with NY State is to rehabilitate Deaf clients via education and employment. Her ASL website is http://HardcoreASL.com

David W. Boles has authored three other books for Course Technology PTR: Picture Yourself Learning American Sign Language,Level 1; Picture Yourself Learning Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard; and Google Apps Administrator Guide. David is the author of several blogs that deal with technology and the mind-body meme, including Urban Semiotic.com, RelationShaping.com, and WordPunk.com. David has also been teaching for over 16 years. He has taught American Sign Language at New York University; Public Health at University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey; English and Literary Criticism at Fordham University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Saint Peter's College, and the College of New Rochelle; and Drama and Speech at Rutgers University, NJIT, and Columbia University. He can be visited online at www.BolesBooks.com.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Introduction (8 pages)
Semiotic Teaching
How This Books Learns Chapter 2 - What is Deaf Culture? (10 pages)
Cultural Norms
Signing Issues Chapter 3 - 10 Facial Expression (24 pages)
Etc... Chapter 4 - 10 HandShapes (26 pages)
The "Claw"
The "S"
The "A"
Etc... Chapter 5 - Learning Space/Time/Location (28 pages)
Etc... Chapter 6 - Time (Starters) RED (30 pages)
See Example Below for some of the 20 signs Chapter 7 - Nouns (Middles) GREEN (30 pages)
See Example Below for some of the 20 signs Chapter 8 - Actions (Ends) BLUE - (30 pages)
See Example Below for some of the 20 signs Chapter 9 - Picking and Saying (Rubric) - (12 pages)
Image rubric for creating sentences Chapter 10 - Creating Complex Sentences (Rubric) (12 pages)
A more complex image rubric for creating compound sentences Chapter 11 - Signing From Here On Up (10 pages)
The Next Level
Context Analysis
How to Learn
How to Practice
Putting the Learning into Practice

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