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What's Your Sign for Pizza? : An Introduction to Variation in American Sign Language

What's Your Sign for Pizza? : An Introduction to Variation in American Sign Language - 03 edition

What's Your Sign for Pizza? : An Introduction to Variation in American Sign Language - 03 edition

ISBN13: 9781563681448

ISBN10: 1563681447

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Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
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International: No
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ISBN13: 9781563681448

ISBN10: 1563681447

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 03

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Summary

This introductory text celebrates another dimension of diversity in the United States Deaf community -- variation in the way American Sign Language (ASL) is used by Deaf people all across the nation. The different ways people have of saying or signing the same thing defines variation in language.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Some Basic Concepts about Language
2. Signs Have Parts
3. Variation: Basic Concepts
4. Phonological Variation
5. Syntactic Variation
6. Lexical Variation
7. Collecting Variable Data
8. Summary and Conclusions