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Learning American sign language : levels I & II, beginning & intermediate

Author: Tom Humphries; Carol Padden; Pearson Education, Inc.
Publisher: Boston, MA : Pearson, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
72 dialogues are presented to demonstrate various conversations.

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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Humphries; Carol Padden; Pearson Education, Inc.
ISBN: 0205275532 9780205275533 0205453422 9780205453429
OCLC Number: 166927344
Notes: DVD has copyright date of 2005.
Includes index.
Description: xxii, 357 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 DVD (sound, color ; 4 3/4 in., 70 min.)
Contents: All Units end with "Vocabulary."To the Student. Units and Topics. 1. Introductions and Personal Information. Introductions.Personal information.More Personal Information.2. Learning ASL. Going to Class.Objects in the Classroom.Showing You Understand and Asking for Help.3. Politeness. Asking Politely.Thanks.Interruptions and Apologies.4. Descriptions. Physical Appearance.Clothing.Personality and Character.5. Requests. Polite Commands.Requests to Do Something.More Requests.6. Expressing Yourself. How You Feel.Opinions and Preferences.Anxiety.7. More Descriptions. Objects and Their Location.Objects, Number, and Location.How Many.8. Family and Friends. Family Information.Family Relationships.Friends and Acquaintances.9. More Descriptions. How Others Look.Personality.Physical Features.10. At Home and Daily Living. Your Residence.Objects in Your Residence.What You Do Everyday.11. Food and Food Shopping. The Menu.Quantities.Prices.12. Offering and Declining. Food and Drink.Offering Help.Declining and Explaining.13. More Ways to Express Yourself. Satisfaction and Dissatisfaction.Agreement and Disagreement.Concerns and Feelings.14. Experiences and Current Activity. An Event.A Past Event.Current Activity.15. Future Plans and Obligations. General Future Plans.Time and Place to Meet.Future Obligations.16. Directions and Instructions. Directions.Descriptions of Places.Instructions.17. Suggestions and Advice. Suggestions.Time and Place.Advice.18. Attitudes and Opinions. What Others Think.Opinions.Values.19. Recreational Activities. Activities.A Sequence of Activities.Seasonal Activities.20. Travel-Places and Experiences. Travel Experience.More Travel Experience.Places You Visited.21. Occupations and Professions. Occupations and Professions.Job Activity.Work History.22. The Body, Health, and Emergencies. Physical Conditioning.Health and Health Problems.Emergencies.23. Current Events. Recent News.Current Topics of Interest.Current Issues.24. How Things Are Done. A Process.Width, Length, and Height.Measurements and Weight.English Translations of Dialogues. Vocabulary Index.
Other Titles: Learning American sign language DVD, 2nd ed
Responsibility: Tom Humphries, Carol Padden ; illustrations by Rob Hills, Peggy Lott, Daniel W. Renner.


Designed to help learners successfully interact with American Sign Language (ASL) users, this text includes 24 lessons that cover Beginning and Intermediate courses of study. Lessons are structured  Read more...


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