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American Sign Language Phrase Book (Paperback) (Louie J. Fant & Barbara Bernstein Fant)
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Open up a whole new world of communication through ASL
You can easily learn ASL with help from The American Sign Language Phrase Book. With more than 500 phrases, this isthe reference guide to everyday expressions in American Sign Language, providing a quick way for you to converse with deaf people.
Clearly illustrated with hundreds of line drawings, this book focuses on areas such as health, family, school, sports, travel, religion, time, money, food and drink, and small talk. This edition's new chapter on technology boasts 50 phrases to help you communicate about the Internet, computing, video relay, and more. There is even a chapter that gives you phrases for communicating about signing: asking people to sign slower, indicating your fingerspelling ability, and requesting help with your fledgling skills.
From asking simple questions (“How are you?”) to more complex phrases (“There's no sign for that, you have to fingerspell it.”),The American Sign Language Phrase Book gives you the power to communicate easily and comfortably in ASL.
The authoritative source on ASL is betterthan ever with more than 50 new phrases
For more than 20 years, The American Sign LanguagePhrase Book has been the go-to guide for the hearingimpaired and those who need to communicate withthem—family, teachers, and friends. Now this classic byASL leader Lou Fant has been updated by his wifeBarbara Fant to include signs for today’s lifestyle.