Sign Language: The Study of Deaf People and their Language

Sign Language: The Study of Deaf People and their Language

by Jim G. Kyle

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ISBN-13: 9780521357173
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/28/1988
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The deaf community; 2. British Sign Language; 3. Historical aspects of BSL; 4. Sign language acquisition; 5. The building blocks of sign language; 6. The structure of signs; 7. Sign morphology and syntax: the grammar of BSL; 8. Comparing sign languages; 9. Learning and using BSL; 10. The psychology of sign; 11. Sign language interpreting; 12. Sign language in schools; 13. Which sign language?; 14. Developments for sign language; Appendix; References; Subject index; Index of signs in the text; Index of names in the text.

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