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Learning American sign language

Author: Tom Humphries; Carol Padden; LC Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Videocassette : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written by two leading authorities in the field, this book is designed to help learners successfully interact with deaf American Sign Language (ASL) users. It is also used as the basic text for a  Read more...

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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Humphries; Carol Padden; LC Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0135285712 9780135285718 0135289696 9780135289693
OCLC Number: 24066213
Notes: Videocassette produced by Rob Hills, Daniel W. Renner and Peggy Swartzell-Lott.
Description: xv, 350 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm + 1 videocassette (VHS ; 1/2 in. viewing copy)
Contents: 1. Introductions and Personal Information 2. Learning ASL 3. Politeness 4. Descriptions 5. Requests 6. Expressing Yourself 7. More Descriptions 8. Family and Friends 9. More Descriptions 10. At Home and Daily Living 11. Food and Food Shopping 12. Offering and Declining 13. More Expressing Yourself 14. Experiences and Current Activity 15. Future Plans and Obligations 16. Directions and Instructions 17. Suggestions and Advice 18. Attitudes and Opinions 19. Recreational Activities 20. Travel-Places and experiences 21. Occupations and Professions 22. The Body, Health and Emergencies 23. Current Events 24. How Things are Done
Responsibility: Tom Humphries, Carol Padden ; illustrations by Rob Hills, Daniel W. Renner, Peggy Swartzel-Lott.

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