The American Sign Language Phrase Book https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/0071497137.jpeg 3 9780071497138 Open up a whole new world of communication through ASL You can easily learn ASL with help from The American Sign Language Phrase Book. With more than 500 phrases, this is the reference guide to everyday expressions in American Sign Language, providing a quick way for you to converse with deaf people. Clearly illustrated with hundreds of line drawings, this book focuses on areas such as health, family, school, sports, travel, religion, time, money, food and drink, and small talk. This edition's new chapter on technology boasts 50 phrases to help you communicate about the Internet, computing, video relay, and more. There is even a chapter that gives you phrases for communicating about signing: asking people to sign slower, indicating your fingerspelling ability, and requesting help with your fledgling skills. From asking simple questions (“How are you?”) to more complex phrases (“There's no sign for that, you have to fingerspell it.”), The American Sign Language Phrase Book gives you the power to communicate easily and comfortably in ASL.
The American Sign Language Phrase Book

The American Sign Language Phrase Book

3rd Edition
By Barbara Bernstein Fant and Betty Miller and Lou Fant
ISBN10: 0071497137
ISBN13: 9780071497138
Copyright: 2008
09780071497138

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Preface to 3rd Edition Introduction: How To Use This Book
A Guide to American Sign Language
Everyday Expressions
Signing and Deafness
Getting Acquainted
Health
Weather
Family
School
Food and Drink
Clothing
Sports and Recreation
Travel
Animals, Colors
Civics
Religion
Technology
Numbers, Time, Dates, and Money
Appendix: The Manual Alphabet
Dictionary/Index

About the Author

Barbara Bernstein Fant

Barbara Bernstein Fant has taught beginning and advanced ASL at Seattle Central Community College since 1990. On occasion, she contracts with the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation and Seattle Diversity Words in providing ASL classes and tutoring to various corporations. She has served as the chair of the Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services board.

Betty Miller

Lou Fant

Lou Fant (1931-2001) was considered a leading expert in the ASL field--and considered the ambassador between two worlds. He was a teacher, interpreter, consultant, sign language coach, and actor. His accomplishments included cofounding the National Theatre of the Deaf in 1967; creating the sign laguage for the film Clan of the Cave Bear; being the sign language coach in Children of a Lesser God; coaching such actors as Diane Keaton and Mare Winningham; appearing in scores of movies, plays, TV shows; and hosting the Emmy Award-winning TV program "Off Hand."