The Perigee Visual Dictionary of Signing

The Perigee Visual Dictionary of Signing

Includes More Than 1,350 Signs of American Sign Language

Book - 1995
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The most comprehensive alphabetized guide to American Sign Language (ASL) available today.

Unlike other signing books, which organize by "categories," the Visual Dictionary is arranged in a straightforward, easy-to-use dictionary format.

Inside you'll find special features offering a fast, simple approach to the art of signing, including:
* More than 1,350 signs -- arranged alphabetically with directions on how to use each sign
* Detailed illustrations -- showing precise hand positions and exact movements
* Memory aids -- to assist in recalling how to make each sign
* Sample sentences -- to clarify grammatical usage
* Numbers -- from one to one million, including monetary signs
* Fingerspelling -- a vital tool for communicating words for which there are no signs, or for when the sign has not yet been learned
* Helpful hints -- suggestions and tips for easier signing
* A comprehensive index -- with all entries and their synonyms for easy cross-referencing

Authors Rod R. Butterworth and Mickey Flodin have written many widely used signing books, including Signing Made Easy and The Pocket Dictionary of Signing .
Publisher: New York : Penguin Group, c1995.
Edition: Rev. and expanded 3rd ed.
ISBN: 9780399519529
Characteristics: 478 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Flodin, Mickey


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