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    American Sign Language Phrase Book

    Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Lou Fant () was heralded as a leading expert in the ASL field and an ambassador between the deaf and hearing. The American Sign Language Phrase Book book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Useful for those interested in understanding. The American Sign Language Phrase Book (English Edition) eBook: Lou Fant, Barbara Bernstein Fant, Betty Miller: Loja Kindle.

    You go to class and learn the basics of polite conversation and everyday objects, like "How are you? Everyone does this. After four years of learning French in high school, the two sentences I remember best are "I would like a ham sandwich" and "You have a porcupine stuck up your behind. It was the same in college, when I started to learn American Sign Language. My friends and I would learn new vulgar words and phrases, and excitedly share them with each other.

    Details if other: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Betty C. Useful for those interested in understanding and utilizing American Sign Language ASL , this phrase book serves as a reference tool and a study guide.

    Get A Copy. Paperback , pages. More Details Original Title. Other Editions 7. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Community Reviews. Showing Rating details. More filters. Sort order.

    Jan 17, T. The first part of the book gives the reader instructions on how to use the book as well as a guide to ASL. While it might be tempting to skip these two sections, they actually hold some good tips for learning the language.

    There were times when I had a little trouble discerning the movements in the book. I think this is probably inevitable in this type of book as the book uses still drawings to depict movement that is sometimes slight.

    The DVD is incredibly helpful in learning the signs. I quickly learned in class that, like any language, ASL is a living language which means it changes to meet the needs of those using it. Our instructor pointed out when signs have changed or when new signs have been added, but if you're relying only on the book to learn, you have no way to know about these changes.

    The American Sign Language Phrase Book

    Aug 01, Milton Moon Louie rated it liked it Shelves: More of a reference book - not total read. Some of the illustrations are hard to follow, but I like that the signs are provided in themed phrases vice words.

    Mar 10, Emily Fisher rated it it was ok Shelves: The author terms this book "a guide to conversation with deaf people.

    Chapter 2 gives an excellent presentation of the features of American Sign Language which make ASL a distinct and separate language from all forms of signed English. Chapters 3 through 17 cover "basic topics that occur in the ordinary course of our lives.

    The American Sign Language Phrase Book

    Each of the chapters is self-contained so that students may turn directly to the subject they wish to study. The book is well-organized and easy to use. The drawings by Betty Miller are quite good and indicate direction and motion of signs very clearly. This is not a sign language vocabulary dictionary, however.

    Users should have a basic sign language vocabulary before they attempt to use this guide.

    This phrase book may be used by students on an independent basis as a reference guide to ASL or it could be an excellent reference text for a course in ASL. Hugh T. Contact a Tech Rep s.

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