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A basic course in American Sign Language

Author: Tom Humphries; Carol Padden; Terrence J O'Rourke
Publisher: Silver Spring, Md. : T.J. Publishers, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Presented in textbook form, the book contains 22 lessons, each one providing illustrations and two to four basis explanations of the language structures to be learned.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Humphries; Carol Padden; Terrence J O'Rourke
ISBN: 0932666434 9780932666437 0932666426 9780932666420
OCLC Number: 31008117
Description: viii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Lesson 1. Personal pronouns --
Basic sentence structure : sentences with predicate adjectives --
Lesson 2. Possessives --
Basic sentence structure : sentences with identifying nouns --
Using two third person pronouns --
Note : use of AGENT suffix --
Lesson 3. Basic sentence structure : sentences with verbs --
Basic sentence structure : pronouns and nouns --
Basic sentence structure : adjectives and nouns --
Descriptive adjectives --
Lesson 4. Negatives --
Yes/no questions --
Responses to yes/no questions --
Negative questions --
Dialogue 1. --
Lesson 5. Basic sentence structure : present and past tense --
Basic sentence structure : using FINISH --
Basic sentence structure : future tense --
Note : establishing the tense context --
Lesson 6. Basic sentence structure : object + subject + verb --
Directional and non-directional verbs --
Directional verbs incorporating HE/SHE/IT --
Directional verbs with classifiers --
Lesson 7. Imperatives --
Using numbers --
Personal pronouns incorporating number --
Plurals ---
Dialogue 2. --
Lesson 8. WH-questions --
Other forms of WH-questions --
The SELF pronoun --
Lesson 9. Noun-verb pairs --
Using subject as topic --
Lesson 10. Basic sentence structure : using modals --
Using negative modals --
Using modals as responses to yes/no questions --
Dialogue 3. --
Lesson 11. Adverbials of place : HERE and THERE --
Note : use of THIS/THAT --
Verbs incorporating location --
FINISH as conjunction --
Lesson 12. Existential HAVE --
Pronominal classifiers --
Locational relationships --
Note : adding movement to pronominal classifiers --
Lesson 13. Mass quantifiers --
More on quantifiers --
More on plurals --
More on using numbers --
Dialogue 4. --
Lesson 14. More negatives --
Negative quantifiers --
Use of NOTHING --
Lesson 15. More directional verbs --
Directional verbs incorporating two objects --
Directional verbs incorporating EACH or ALL --
Lesson 16. Time measurements incorporating number --
Tense indicators incorporating number --
Time reduplication --
Note : more on time repetition --
Dialogue 5. Lesson 17. Using a clause as topic --
Comparative sentences --
Conjunctions --
Lesson 18. Verb inflection : -Repeatedly --
Verb inflection : -CONTINUALLY --
Lesson 19. Adjective modulation : VERY- --
Adjective modulation : -REPEATEDLY --
Adjective modulation : -CONTINUALLY --
Dialogue 6. --
Lesson 20. Conditional sentences --
Rhetorical questions --
Lesson 21. Pluralizing classifiers --
Classifier 1 : incorporating number --
Note : other uses of classifier 1 --
More quantifiers --
Lesson 22. Outlining for shape and detail --
Shaping objects with classifiers --
Classifiers showing motion --
Dialogue 7. --
Manual alphabet --
Numbers.
Responsibility: Tom Humphries, Carol Padden, Terrence J. O'Rourke ; illustrated by Frank A. Paul.

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Presented in textbook form, the book contains 22 lessons, each one providing illustrations and two to four basis explanations of the language structures to be learned.

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