British Sign Language For Dummies

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Wiley, Nov 20, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 330 pages
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Learn British Sign Language quickly and easily with this essential guide and CD-Rom

This lively guide introduces the key hand shapes and gestures you need to communicate in British Sign Language. The illustrations depict both the actions and facial expressions used to sign accurately, while the companion CD-Rom features real-life BSL conversations in action to further your understanding. With these practical tools, you’ll become an expert signer in no time!

British Sign Language For Dummies includes:

  • Starting to sign – learn about Deaf communication and practise simple signs to get you going
  • Learning everyday BSL – develop the grammar and vocabulary skills that are the building blocks to using British Sign Language
  • Getting out and about – sign with confidence in a wide range of real-life situations, from travelling to dating
  • Looking into Deaf life – learn about the history of the Deaf Community and how they’ve adapted their technology and lifestyles to suit their needs

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Note: CD files are available to download when buying the eBook version

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About the author (2008)

This book is written and illustrated by a team from the Faculty of Deaf Education and Learning Support at City Lit. City Lit is a London-based adult education centre, providing courses to over 24,000 students every year. The Faculty of Deaf Education and Learning Support provides a comprehensive programme of courses and training including accredited British Sign Language courses for both Deaf and hearing learners.

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