The Pocket Dictionary of Signing (Paperback)

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1) It's better to have only one New Year's resolution.

2)There are worse resolutions than trying to learn a new language.


— From The Pocket Dictionary of Signing


The simplest, most convenient alphabetized pocket guide to American Sign Language (ASL). Arranged in an easy-to-use dictionary format, this edition contains more than 600 signing entries with accompanying directions and illustrations. Inside you’ll find many special highlights, including:

·         Over 600 signs –a selection of the most commonly used phrases
·         Detailed illustrations -- showing exact hand positions and movements
·         Fingerspelling -- to aid in communicating words for which there are no signs
·         Memory aids -- to assist in recalling how to form signs
·         Special sections -- on forming numbers, letters, and constructing word endings
·         Comprehensive Index -- of entries and their synonyms for easy cross-referencing

The Pocket Dictionary of Signing is the most complete pocket guide to basic sign language -- and it’s portable enough to be carried anywhere in a pocket or purse.

About the Author

Mickey Flodin is the author of Signing Everyday Phrases, Signing for Kids, Signing is Fun, Signing Illustrated, and co-author, with Rod R. Butterworth, of The Perigee Visual Dictionary of Signing, The Pocket Dictionary of Signing, and Signing Made Easy.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780399517433
ISBN-10: 039951743X
Publisher: TarcherPerigee
Publication Date: June 8th, 1992
Pages: 224
Language: English