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The Resource The joy of signing : the illustrated guide for mastering sign language and the manual alphabet, Lottie L. Riekehof

The joy of signing : the illustrated guide for mastering sign language and the manual alphabet, Lottie L. Riekehof

Label
The joy of signing : the illustrated guide for mastering sign language and the manual alphabet
Title
The joy of signing
Title remainder
the illustrated guide for mastering sign language and the manual alphabet
Statement of responsibility
Lottie L. Riekehof
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • sgn
  • eng
Summary
This is a guide for mastering the current basic signs used to communicate with deaf people in either the word order of the English language or in the American Sign Language pattern. It provides the basic vocabulary needed for persons entering interpreter training programs. Over 1500 signs have been illustrated and are grouped by chapter into their natural categories. Includes line drawings and step-by-step descriptions of positions and movements, information about the origins of signs, as well as the correct usage of signs in context
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Riekehof, Lottie L
Dewey number
419
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV2474
LC item number
.R53 1987
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
HV 2474
NLM item number
R555j 1987
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Sign Language
  • Sign language
  • Deaf
  • Sourds
  • Langage par signes
  • Sign language
  • American Sign Language
  • Deaf
  • Deaf
  • Sign language
  • Sign Language
Label
The joy of signing : the illustrated guide for mastering sign language and the manual alphabet, Lottie L. Riekehof
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1208/86080173-b.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 341) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
HIstory of sign language and fingerspelling -- The art of signing -- The language pattern of signs: signing on the continuum -- Fingerspelling -- Manual alpha chart -- Mastering the art of signing naturally -- Words for which signs are not always required -- Contractions used to form the negative -- Ommitting the auxiliary in questions -- Statements, commands, questions -- Types of questions -- The conditional sentence -- Commands -- Pluralization and frequency -- Noun/verb pairs -- Intensity and degree -- Location of signs in a story -- Use of eyes and index finger in pointing -- The signer beconming the character in the story -- Tense -- Continutiy, continous action, duration -- Regularity -- Directionality of signs -- Signs placed at appropiate locations on the body -- Incorporating numbers -- Numbers used with personal pronouns --Negation -- Classifiers and size and shape specifiers -- Organizations serving the deaf
Control code
ocm13667352
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780882435206
Lccn
86080173
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o13667352
  • (OCoLC)13667352
Label
The joy of signing : the illustrated guide for mastering sign language and the manual alphabet, Lottie L. Riekehof
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1208/86080173-b.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 341) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
HIstory of sign language and fingerspelling -- The art of signing -- The language pattern of signs: signing on the continuum -- Fingerspelling -- Manual alpha chart -- Mastering the art of signing naturally -- Words for which signs are not always required -- Contractions used to form the negative -- Ommitting the auxiliary in questions -- Statements, commands, questions -- Types of questions -- The conditional sentence -- Commands -- Pluralization and frequency -- Noun/verb pairs -- Intensity and degree -- Location of signs in a story -- Use of eyes and index finger in pointing -- The signer beconming the character in the story -- Tense -- Continutiy, continous action, duration -- Regularity -- Directionality of signs -- Signs placed at appropiate locations on the body -- Incorporating numbers -- Numbers used with personal pronouns --Negation -- Classifiers and size and shape specifiers -- Organizations serving the deaf
Control code
ocm13667352
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780882435206
Lccn
86080173
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o13667352
  • (OCoLC)13667352

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