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Barron's American Sign Language : a comprehensive guide to ASL 1 and 2 / David A. Stewart, Ed.D. formerly of Michigan State University and Jennifer Stewart, M.S.Ed. Henry Ford College.

Available copies

  • 4 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main 419.7 STE (Text) 840191003117922 New Items - Main Level In process -
Jefferson Co PL - Hanover Branch 419.7 STEW (Text) 39391100356060 Nonfiction Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch NEW LANGUAGES SIGNING Barron's (Text) 37516002064686 Adult New Book Shelf-Nonfiction Available -
Monon Town and Twp PL - Monon 419 STE (Text) 36825000917060 Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 419.7 Stewart (Text) 31208913226348 non-fiction Checked out 08/11/2021
Washington Carnegie PL - Washington 419 STE (Text) 21401000508256 Adult New Release Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1506263828
  • ISBN: 9781506263823
  • Physical Description: x, 684 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Kaplan, Inc., d/b/a Barron's Educational Series, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"More than 1,000 illustrated signs, online video practice" -- Page 1 of cover.
"Adapted from Barron's E-Z American Sign Language copyright © 2011, 2007, 1998" -- Title page verso.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
How to use this book -- Note to the student -- All about American Sign Language. What is ASL? ; History of ASL ; Signing as a choice of communication ; The beginning of signs ; The physical dimensions of ASL : the five parameters ; Cultural importance -- Deaf culture and the community. The Deaf community ; Technology and other adaptations ; Deaf organizations -- ASL grammar. Facial grammar ; The ten rules of ASL grammar -- Fingerspelling. When to fingerspell ; How to fingerspell ; ASL alphabet -- Numbering. The basics ; Addresses and phone numbers ; Hundreds, thousands, millions, and beyond -- Everyday ASL. Getting started ; Learning ASL ; Courtesy phrases ; Descriptive signs ; Taking classes ; Class time ; Courses ; Practice -- Conversational ASL. Common phrases ; Keep on practicing ; Discussing time ; Leisure activity -- Directional verbs and communicating. Directional verbs ; The Deaf teacher ; The interpreter ; Understanding communication ; Grammar practice -- Relations. Opposites ; Relations and places ; Relations, cities, and occupations -- Role shifting. Role-shifting techniques -- Time. The time line ; Talking about time ; Time adverbs ; Grammar practice -- Classifiers. Introduction to classifiers ; A dialogue with classifiers ; Exploring with classifiers ; Conversation with classifiers -- Sports. Going to the World Games for the Deaf ; Socializing and the World Games for the Deaf ; Signing and the World Games for the Deaf ; Plans for a ball game ; Sports and leisure ; Grammar practice -- Health. Going to the dentist ; Pulling the tooth ; A visit with the doctor ; What the doctor said ; Health and symptoms ; Grammar practice -- Traveling. Taking a trip ; Travel plans ; Countries ; Grammar practice ; Final exam -- Appendix. Chapter review and grammar practice answers.
Summary, etc.:
Presents a guide to learning sign language, including fingerspelling, illustrated signs, quizzes, and more.
Subject: American Sign Language.
Sign language > Study and teaching > United States.

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