Sign Language

Sign language is a visual language. You may already be using some hand motions without realizing it, waving hello or nodding your head. Enhance your communication skills and begin learning sign language with these titles from our digital collections.

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A sign language guide will help kids learn to sign easily and effectively. Kids are extremely receptive to new languages and signing is no exception. Pictures and diagrams in the study guide will help kids learn proper finger placement when forming signs. This will help communication flow more easily. Having a study guide will be empowering for kids as they can learn on their own and at their own pace.

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American Sign Language (ASL) is a vibrant, easy-to-learn language that is used by approximately half a million people each day. Current with the latest additions to ASL and filled with thousands of brand new photographs by Deaf actors, Learn American Sign Language is the most comprehensive guide of its kind. - Learn more than 800 signs, including signs for school, the workplace, around the house, out and about, food and drink, nature, emotions, small talk, and more. - Unlock the storytelling possibilities of ASL with classifiers, easy ways to modify signs that can turn "fishing" into "catching a big fish" and "walking" into "walking with a group. " - Find out how to make sentences with signs, use the proper facial expressions with your signs, and other vital tips.

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Fascinating, wide-ranging study by expert on the subject describes and illustrates signs used for specific words - "antelope," "brave," "trade," "yes," - for phrases, sentences and even dialogues. Scores of diagrams show precise movements of body and hands for signing. Of great interest to students of linguistics and Native American culture.

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Everyday Slang from "What's Up?" to "F*%# Off!"

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