Easy Way Series: E-Z American Sign Language

Editor/Author Stewart, David A., Stewart, Elizabeth and Dimling, Lisa M., et.al.
Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-76-414458-5
Category: Language & Literature - Modern Languages
Image Count: 780
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This heavily illustrated, self-teaching guide to ASL-American Sign Language-is useful both for the deaf and for those men and women who teach or work among deaf people.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Note to the Student
  • Introduction: American Sign Language
  • Chapter 1: The Basics
  • Facial Grammar
  • The First Ten Rules of ASL Grammar
  • Introduction to the Dialogues
  • Chapter 2: Getting Started
  • Lesson 1 Getting Started
  • Lesson 2 Learning ASL
  • Lesson 3 Courtesy Phrases
  • Lesson 4 Vocabulary Building: Descriptive Signs
  • Lesson 5 Taking Up Classes
  • Lesson 6 Inquiring About Class Time
  • Lesson 7 Signs for Courses
  • Review of Lessons 1–7
  • Chapter 3: The Deaf Community
  • Chapter 4: One Million New Signs
  • Chapter 5: Everyday ASL
  • Lesson 8 Common Conversational Signs
  • Lesson 9 Practice Signing
  • Lesson 10 Discussing Time
  • Lesson 11 Leisure Activity
  • Chapter 6: Directional Verbs and Communicating
  • Directional Verbs That Change the Meanings of Sentences in Space
  • Lesson 12 The Deaf Teacher
  • Lesson 13 The Interpreter
  • Lesson 14 Understanding Communication
  • Review of Lessons 8–14
  • Chapter 7: The Deaf Way
  • Technology and Other Adaptations: The Deaf Way
  • Chapter 8: It's All Relative
  • Lesson 15 Opposites
  • Lesson 16 Relations and Places
  • Lesson 17 Relations, Cities, and Occupations
  • Chapter 9: Body- and Gaze-Shifting—Personalizing the Message
  • Chapter 10: Talking About Time
  • Lesson 18 The Time Line
  • Lesson 19 Talking About Time
  • Lesson 20 Vocabulary Building: Time Adverbs
  • Review of Lessons 15–20
  • Chapter 11: Classifiers and the World Games for the Deaf
  • Classifiers: The Paintbrush of ASL
  • Lesson 21 Introduction to Classifiers: Person
  • Lesson 22 Exploring with Classifiers
  • Lesson 23 Using Classifiers in a Dialogue
  • Lesson 24 Going to the World Games for the Deaf
  • Lesson 25 Socializing and the World Games for the Deaf
  • Lesson 26 Signing and the World Games for the Deaf
  • Review of Lessons 21–26
  • Chapter 12: Deaf Organizations
  • Chapter 13: The Deaf and Hearing World
  • Lesson 27 Sports and Leisure Activities: Part 1
  • Lesson 28 Sports and Leisure Activities: Part 2
  • Lesson 29 The Dentist and You
  • Lesson 30 The Tooth Comes Out
  • Lesson 31 A Visit to the Doctor
  • Lesson 32 What the Doctor Said
  • Lesson 33 Vocabulary Building: Health and Body Related
  • Review of Lessons 27–33
  • Chapter 14: Poems and Humor
  • Chapter 15: Traveling with ASL
  • Lesson 34 Travel Plans
  • Lesson 35 Travel Schedules
  • Lesson 36 More Places to Visit
  • Review of Lessons 34–36
  • Appendix