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The Resource The joy of signing : a dictionary of American signs, [Lottie L. Riekehof]

The joy of signing : a dictionary of American signs, [Lottie L. Riekehof]

Label
The joy of signing : a dictionary of American signs
Title
The joy of signing
Title remainder
a dictionary of American signs
Statement of responsibility
[Lottie L. Riekehof]
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is a guide for mastering the current basic signs used to communicate with deaf people in either the word order of the English language or in the American Sign Language pattern. It provides the basic vocabulary needed for persons entering interpreter training programs. Over 1500 signs have been illustrated and are grouped by chapter into their natural categories. Includes line drawings and step-by-step descriptions of positions and movements, information about the origins of signs, as well as the correct usage of signs in context
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Riekehof, Lottie L
Dewey number
419
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • P
  • P
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Sign Language
  • Sign language
  • Deaf
Label
The joy of signing : a dictionary of American signs, [Lottie L. Riekehof]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
HIstory of sign language and fingerspelling -- Terminology -- The art of signing -- The language pattern of signs: signing on the continuum -- Fingerspelling -- Manual alpha chart -- Mastering the art of signing naturally -- Words for which signs are not always required -- Statements, commands, questions -- Types of questions -- The conditional sentence -- Pluralization and frequency -- Noun/verb pairs -- Intensity and degree -- Location of signs in a story -- Use of eyes and index finger in pointing -- The signer becoming the character in the story -- Tense -- Continuity, continuous action, duration -- Regularity -- Directionality of signs -- Signs placed at appropriate locations on the body -- Incorporating numbers -- Numbers used with personal pronouns --Negation -- Classifiers and size and shape specifiers -- Organizations serving the deaf -- Vocabulary index
Control code
sky262313252
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9781607313618
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The joy of signing : a dictionary of American signs, [Lottie L. Riekehof]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
HIstory of sign language and fingerspelling -- Terminology -- The art of signing -- The language pattern of signs: signing on the continuum -- Fingerspelling -- Manual alpha chart -- Mastering the art of signing naturally -- Words for which signs are not always required -- Statements, commands, questions -- Types of questions -- The conditional sentence -- Pluralization and frequency -- Noun/verb pairs -- Intensity and degree -- Location of signs in a story -- Use of eyes and index finger in pointing -- The signer becoming the character in the story -- Tense -- Continuity, continuous action, duration -- Regularity -- Directionality of signs -- Signs placed at appropriate locations on the body -- Incorporating numbers -- Numbers used with personal pronouns --Negation -- Classifiers and size and shape specifiers -- Organizations serving the deaf -- Vocabulary index
Control code
sky262313252
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9781607313618
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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