*Featuring more than 1,000 ASL sign drawings* All signs paired with charming color illustrations* Introduction explains how to sign ASL and fingerspell* Complete index of English terms for each sign, including synonyms* Sample sentences using specific words to match every sign's meaning
The Gallaudet Children's Dictionary of American Sign Language presents more than 1,000 ASL sign drawings arranged alphabetically by English terms, plus delightful color illustrations for each sign. Also featuring English sentences for each sign, the Gallaudet Children's Dictionary stands alone as the best, most entertaining ASL reference volume for deaf and hearing children alike.
The Gallaudet Children's Dictionary is a bilingual dictionary that will improve American Sign Language and English vocabulary skills and help children make the connections between signs and written English words. Parents, family members, and education professionals will also enjoy using this reference book.
The introduction explains the history of American Sign Language and provides the basics of signing and fingerspelling. Throughout the book are short sections that explore Deaf culture. The index lists all of the English vocabulary.
The accompanying video shows native ASL signers demonstrating how to form each sign plus 150 ASL sentences. The playback speed of the video can be adjusted to facilitate comprehension. The video is available at the Gallaudet University Press website.
The Gallaudet Children's Dictionary of American Sign Language with DVD
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