Signing Made Easy: A Complete Program for Learning Sign Language, Includes Sentence Drills and Exercises for Increased Comprehension and Signing Skill

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Perigee Books, 1989 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 224 pages
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"Signing Made Easy" is a comprehensive guide to learning -- and using -- sign language in everyday life. Until now, few manuals have done more than simply show how to make individual signs. At last, the authors of the acclaimed Perigee Visual Dictionary of Signing and The Pocket Dictionary of Signing have created a text-and-workbook-in-one. This volume will teach you how to use signing in English sentence format. Signing Made Easy offers the first thorough, step-by-step approach to learning sign language, complete with drills and practice exercises to increase signing ability and understanding. Presented in a large-format, easy-to-follow design, this volume includes.
-- Over 3,500 different signs with clear illustrations and descriptions
-- Instructions on how to sign in complete sentences
-- Exercises for learning how to give and receive signs
-- Drills to reinforce vocabulary retention
-- Chapters organized by subject -- from "Work and Careers" to "Family and Social Life" to "Food" -- that build progressively on previous lessons
-- A detailed history of sign language
-- Includes the manual alphabet and spelling exercises
-- Instructions for forming numbers and inflections
-- A complete index for each reference

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User Review  - Judy - Goodreads

A good introduction to conversational signing book. I recommend to parents of hard-of-hearing children. Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah Kelly - Goodreads

I was taught the sign alphabet at a very young age; as a young adult I met a wonderful neighbor who was deaf. We signed to each other through my alphabet, I was always aware that he had much patience ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
9
Inflections
15
Numbers
138
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About the author (1989)

Mickey Flodin is the author of Signing Everyday Phrases, Signing for Kids, Signing is Fun, Signing Illustrated, and co-author, with Rod R. Butterworth, of The Perigee Visual Dictionary of Signing, The Pocket Dictionary of Signing, and Signing Made Easy.

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