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Signing for dummies [electronic resource]. Adan R Penilla.

Penilla, Adan R. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781118224526 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781118237755 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Edition: 2.
  • Date Published: 2012.

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Summary, etc.: The fast and easy way to grasp this evolving and growing languageAmerican Sign Language (ASL) is something we've all seen deaf people use in restaurants, hospitals, airports, and at work. The communication is fascinating to watch; to see people sharing ideas by using handshapes and body language is remarkable in a world so defined by sound. This new edition of Signing For Dummies gives you a general understanding of the properties of Sign, as well as an understanding of deaf culture. Designed to act as an introduction or a refresher, the book focuses solely on ASL, which is the most commonly used sign language in the United States. Categorized by subject, this illustrated guide covers grammar and sentence structure, along with the tools to get you going in basic conversation by knowing how to introduce and greet people; ask questions and make small talk; order food and chat with salespeople; handle medical emergencies; talk on the phone; get around town for...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : For Dummies, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 46859 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 26476 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Language Arts.
Genre: Electronic books.

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