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Learning American Sign Language: Levels I and II, Beginning and Intermediate - Text Only

Learning American Sign Language: Levels I and II, Beginning and Intermediate - Text Only - 2nd edition

Learning American Sign Language: Levels I and II, Beginning and Intermediate - Text Only - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780205275533

ISBN10: 0205275532

Learning American Sign Language: Levels I and II, Beginning and Intermediate - Text Only by T. Humphries, C. Padden, R. Hills, P. Lott and D.  Illust. Renner - ISBN 9780205275533
Edition: 2ND 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Learning American Sign Language: Levels I and II, Beginning and Intermediate - Text Only by T. Humphries, C. Padden, R. Hills, P. Lott and D.  Illust. Renner - ISBN 9780205275533

ISBN13: 9780205275533

ISBN10: 0205275532

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Summary

Learning American Sign Language: Levels I & II--Beginning & Intermediate, Second Edition, is a major revision of the First Edition, designed to help learners successfully interact with deaf American Sign Language (ASL) users.

Written by two leading authorities in the field, the text is used as the basic text for a one-semester or full-year course in ASL. Lessons are structured around language needed for common-life situations, and examples are presented in the form of dialogues coupled with grammar and vocabulary instruction. Information is also included about the culture of Deaf people in the United States.

Author Bio

Humphries, Tom L. : University of California, San Diego


Padden, Carol A. : University of California, San Diego


Hills, Rob :


Lott, Peggy :


Renner
, Daniel W. :

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

All Units end with "Vocabulary."

To the Student.
Units and Topics.

1. Introductions and Personal Information.
Introductions.
Personal information.
More Personal Information.

2. Learning ASL.
Going to Class.
Objects in the Classroom.
Showing You Understand and Asking for Help.

3. Politeness.
Asking Politely.
Thanks.
Interruptions and Apologies.

4. Descriptions.
Physical Appearance.
Clothing.
Personality and Character.

5. Requests.

Polite Commands.
Requests to Do Something.
More Requests.

6. Expressing Yourself.
How You Feel.
Opinions and Preferences.
Anxiety.

7. More Descriptions.

Objects and Their Location.
Objects, Number, and Location.
How Many.

8. Family and Friends.
Family Information.
Family Relationships.
Friends and Acquaintances.

9. More Descriptions.
How Others Look.
Personality.
Physical Features.

10. At Home and Daily Living.
Your Residence.
Objects in Your Residence.
What You Do Everyday.

11. Food and Food Shopping.
The Menu.
Quantities.
Prices.
12. Offering and Declining.
Food and Drink.
Offering Help.
Declining and Explaining.

13. More Ways to Express Yourself.
Satisfaction and Dissatisfaction.
Agreement and Disagreement.
Concerns and Feelings.

14. Experiences and Current Activity.
An Event.
A Past Event.
Current Activity.

15. Future Plans and Obligations.
General Future Plans.
Time and Place to Meet.
Future Obligations.

16. Directions and Instructions.
Directions.
Descriptions of Places.
Instructions.

17. Suggestions and Advice.
Suggestions.
Time and Place.
Advice.

18. Attitudes and Opinions.
What Others Think.
Opinions.
Values.

19. Recreational Activities.
Activities.
A Sequence of Activities.
Seasonal Activities.

20. Travel--Places and Experiences.

Travel Experience.
More Travel Experience.
Places You Visited.

21. Occupations and Professions.
Occupations and Professions.
Job Activity.
Work History.

22. The Body, Health, and Emergencies.
Physical Conditioning.
Health and Health Problems.
Emergencies.

23. Current Events.
Recent News.
Current Topics of Interest.
Current Issues.

24. How Things Are Done.
A Process.
Width, Length, and Height.
Measurements and Weight.
English Translations of Dialogues.
Vocabulary Index.

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