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Perfect Phrases in American Sign Language for Beginners

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ISBN-10: 0071598774

ISBN-13: 9780071598774

Edition: 2010

Authors: Lou Fant, Barbara Bernstein Fant, Betty Miller

List price: $15.00
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Quick and easy phrases in ASL for daily life .Perfect Phrases for American Sign Languageprovides 101 essential phrases for hearing-impaired users of ASL and those who interact with them. ASL expert Barbara Bernstein Fant--carrying on the work of her late husband Lou--and illustrator Betty Miller make it easy for you to pick up key signs for everyday communication without having to have prior knowledge of signing. This handy reference is perfect for comfortably and confidently communicating with loved ones, coworkers, patients, or anyone who uses ASL.
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 9/7/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.43" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

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."

Lou Fantwas considered a leading expert in theASL field. He was a teacher, interpreter, consultant, sign languagecoach, and actor. He was the author of numerous articles and five books on ASL. Barbara Bernstein Fanthas taught beginning and advanced ASL at Seattle Central Community College sine 1990. She has served as the chairperson of the Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services board.

Basic Sentence Types
Question Signs
Greetings, Introductions, and Common Expressions
Getting Better Acquainted
Signing and Deafness
Numbers, Time, Dates, and Money
Holidays and Occasions
Additional Vocabulary
Appendix: The Manual Alphabet