The American Sign Language Handshape Starter

The American Sign Language Handshape Starter

A Beginner's Guide

Book - 2002
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Beginning signers now can improve their recognition of the most commonly used signs with this easy-to-follow handbook based upon the revolutionary dictionary. The American Sign Language Handshape Starter illustrates 800 of the most frequently used signs, arranging them by the 40 standard handshapes used in American Sign Language (ASL). Carefully chosen for their common use, the signs also have been organized by day-to-day topics, including food, travel, family, sports, clothing, school terms, time, nature and animals, and many others from everyday conversation.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet University Press, 2002
ISBN: 9781563681301
1563681307
Branch Call Number: 419 Te
Characteristics: vi, 199 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Brown, Marianne Gluszak

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Sep 21, 2019

If you are at all interested in learning very basic sign language skills, then, this compact, little directory will certainly prove to be a helpful guide for you.

Through easy-to-follow illustrations and simple, straight-forward text - This book will give you the means to familiarize yourself with a fairly complex range of hand and facial gestures that are frequently used among deaf and hearing-impaired persons in Canada and the USA.

(*Note of advice*) - Do not practice signing in front of a mirror. 'Cause you'll end up getting things backwards.

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