The American Sign Language Phrase Book

Author: Barbara Bernstein Fant
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071642358
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Open up a whole new world of communication through ASL You can easily learn ASL with help from The American Sign Language Phrase Book. With more than 500 phrases, this is the reference guide to everyday expressions in American Sign Language, providing a quick way for you to converse with deaf people. Clearly illustrated with hundreds of line drawings, this book focuses on areas such as health, family, school, sports, travel, religion, time, money, food and drink, and small talk. This edition's new chapter on technology boasts 50 phrases to help you communicate about the Internet, computing, video relay, and more. There is even a chapter that gives you phrases for communicating about signing: asking people to sign slower, indicating your fingerspelling ability, and requesting help with your fledgling skills. From asking simple questions (“How are you?”) to more complex phrases (“There's no sign for that, you have to fingerspell it.”), The American Sign Language Phrase Book gives you the power to communicate easily and comfortably in ASL.

Perfect Phrases in American Sign Language for Beginners

Author: Lou Fant
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071642390
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Quick and easy phrases in ASL for daily life Perfect Phrases for American Sign Language provides 150 essential phrases for hearing-impaired users of ASL and those who interact with them. ASL expert Barbara Bernstein Fant--carrying on the work of her late husband Lou--and illustrator Betty Miller make it easy for you to pick up key signs for everyday communication without having to have prior knowledge of signing. This handy reference is perfect for comfortably and confidently communicating with loved ones, coworkers, patients, or anyone who uses ASL.

Learning American Sign Language

Author: Tom L. Humphries
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781292024950
Format: PDF
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Learning American Sign Language: Levels I & II--Beginning & Intermediate, Second Edition, is a major revision of the First Edition, designed to help learners successfully interact with deaf American Sign Language (ASL) users. Written by two leading authorities in the field, the text is used as the basic text for a one-semester or full-year course in ASL. Lessons are structured around language needed for common-life situations, and examples are presented in the form of dialogues coupled with grammar and vocabulary instruction. Information is also included about the culture of Deaf people in the United States. The book is supported by a new videotape and an instructor's manual.

Sign Language for Everyone

Author: Cathy Rice
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers
ISBN: 9780785269861
Format: PDF, Kindle
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More than six hundred drawings show the hand signs for words, including Christian terms, basic to communicating with the deaf and teach readers how to think of words as if deaf.

French fun

Author: Steve Timmins
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471641384
Format: PDF
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Provides common idioms of the spoken French of Quebec, with literal translations of phrases and the linguistic or cultural stories behind them

Sign with Your Baby

Author: Joseph Garcia
Publisher: Sign2Me
ISBN: 9780966836721
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Illustrates 54 of the most commonly-used ASL (American Sign Language) signs. This attractive, laminated reference is designed to provide you with easy visual access to some of the most commonly-used and useful ASL signs, helping you take advantage of the moments when your baby is ready to learn. It also gives you the means to monitor your baby's progress and to teach other caregivers (grandparents, babysitters, etc.) the signs your child already knows.

Introduction to Information Retrieval

Author: Christopher D. Manning
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139472100
Format: PDF
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Class-tested and coherent, this textbook teaches classical and web information retrieval, including web search and the related areas of text classification and text clustering from basic concepts. It gives an up-to-date treatment of all aspects of the design and implementation of systems for gathering, indexing, and searching documents; methods for evaluating systems; and an introduction to the use of machine learning methods on text collections. All the important ideas are explained using examples and figures, making it perfect for introductory courses in information retrieval for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in computer science. Based on feedback from extensive classroom experience, the book has been carefully structured in order to make teaching more natural and effective. Slides and additional exercises (with solutions for lecturers) are also available through the book's supporting website to help course instructors prepare their lectures.

Easy Spanish Step By Step

Author: Barbara Bregstein
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071483179
Format: PDF, ePub
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A proven grammar-based approach that gets you communicating in Spanish with confidence, right away Easy Spanish Step by Step proves that a solid grounding in grammar basics is the key to mastering a second language. Grammatical rules and concepts are clearly explained in order of importance, and more than 300 verbs and key terms are introduced on the basis of frequency. Numerous exercises and engaging readings help learners quickly build their Spanish speaking and comprehension prowess.

Promoting Language Through Physical Education

Author: Luis Columna
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 0736094512
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Overcoming Language Barriers Through Physical Educationhelps physical education teachers integrate non-English speakers and Deaf children in their classes. Games and strategies allow teachers to infuse language into their daily classes, and Spanish and sign language dictionaries contain key words and phrases. A bound-in DVD-ROM presents common terms in both Spanish and American Sign Language and offers many reproducibles. Teachers will notice enhanced communication and learning and an appreciation for other cultures and languages.

NTC s Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions

Author: Richard Spears
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071392041
Format: PDF
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The revised and updated third edition of this comprehensive slang dictionary has more than 800 new expressions. Realistic example sentences--provided for each sense of every entry--show how expressions are used in current, everyday American English. Pronunciations and cautionary notes are provided as needed, and a Phrase-Finder Index helps users locate entries quickly.