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1,000 words to sign
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9781911163527
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256 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 23 cm
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Learn American Sign Language, from basic letters to simple phrases, with this invaluable photographic guide!   American Sign Language (ASL) has been widely adopted by the deaf, and 1,000 Words to Sign is a practical, authoritative, and effective learning aid to this beautiful and creative visual language. In close-up photos with directional arrows and succinct descriptions of hand and finger formations, it covers numbers, the alphabet, days of the week, colors, and countries of the world. You'll master the essential words that allow you to express yourself, understand others, and communicate clearly with precision and eloquence.
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Learn American Sign Language, from basic letters to simple phrases, with this invaluable photographic guide!

American Sign Language (ASL) has been widely adopted by the deaf, and 1,000 Words to Sign is a practical, authoritative, and effective learning aid to this beautiful and creative visual language. In close-up photos with directional arrows and succinct descriptions of hand and finger formations, it covers numbers, the alphabet, days of the week, colors, and countries of the world. You'll master the essential words that allow you to express yourself, understand others, and communicate clearly with precision and eloquence.


Author Notes

Professor Geoffrey S. Poor has worked for more than 30 years as an American Sign Language interpreter, vocational rehabilitation counselor, and professor at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf in Rochester, New York. He is also the Coordinator of NTID's Office of Communication Assessment Services. His books include Dictionary of American Sign Language (Barrons 2007).