Best Sign Language Books
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1. Baby Sign Language Made Easy: 101 Signs to Start Communicating with Your Child Now
Author: by Lane Rebelo
The easy way to teach sign language to babies and toddlers ages 0 to 3 Sign language is a fun and effective way for babies to communicate without words and develop essential early learning skills, but knowing where to start can be a challenge.
This book of baby sign language makes it easy, with 101 useful, everyday ASL signs and a clear, simple format that explains what signs are best to start with and tips for teaching them. Whether it’s asking for milk or telling you that they’re tired, you’ll learn how to give your baby the tools to tell you what they’re thinking.
Baby sign language basicsGet an overview of what baby sign language is and how it can help you and your child connect, as well as how it can aid in their development. How to teach signsFind guidance for getting started, capturing your baby’s attention, and when to add more signs based on their age and progress.
Easy organizationEach chapter is organized by topics like mealtime, getting dressed, playtime, animals, and feelings, so it’s quick to find the signs you need. Start communicating early, with the baby sign language book that makes it simple.
2. Signing Naturally: Student Workbook, Units 1-6 (Book & DVDs)
Author: by Cheri Smith
Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee.
3. American Sign Language for Beginners: Learn Signing Essentials in 30 Days
Author: by Rochelle Barlow
A 30-day beginner’s guide for learning American Sign Language There’s an easy way to leap right in to learning American Sign Language (ASL). American Sign Language for Beginners delivers 30 days of lessons that will help you sign with those in your home, community, and classroom.
From letters and numbers to essential vocabulary and grammar basics, this beginner’s guide provides the essentials needed to develop a solid foundation for American Sign Language in the real world. Each daily lesson takes less than 30 minutes to complete and focuses on a single set of vocabulary or ASL grammar.
Throughout the course, you’ll find key phrases, helpful memory tips, signing practice activities, and insight into deaf culture. Start your ASL masterclass today. American Sign Language for Beginners includes: 30 Days of easy ASLStart off right with an accelerated plan designed to help you begin signing in just one month.
Easy-to-understand instructionsLessons concentrate on a single idea or subject and include photographs to demonstrate signs. Everyday phrasesDaily instruction highlights vocabulary you’re most likely to need as you explore ASL in your daily life. Jump-start your learning experience with American Sign Language for Beginners!
4. 500 Flash Cards of American Sign Language
Author: by Geoffrey S. Poor
Barrons Educational Series
Barron’s 500 Flash Cards of American Sign Language feature full-color photos with brief descriptions to help you learn practical signs for everyday usage. This set is ideal for students, teachers, or anyone who is interested in learning American sign language. Photos appear on the front of each card with meanings, brief descriptions of hand and arm motions, and related words on the back of each card.
Where appropriate, the photos include directional arrows that show hand or arm movements. These cards also show the correct formations of hand shapes and facial expressions to eliminate any possible confusion regarding intended word meanings. Each card has a hole in one corner to accommodate a metal ring included with the boxed set, so you can rearrange the cards in any way you want to study.
You can review signs that you have difficulty identifying, or group signs together to form different sentences of your own.
5. American Sign Language for Kids: 101 Easy Signs for Nonverbal Communication
Author: by Rochelle Barlow
The easy way for kids ages 3 to 6 (and parents) to learn American Sign LanguageThere has never been a better way to start learning American Sign Language. Ideal for parents of nonverbal children or children with communication impairments (ages 3-6), American Sign Language for Kids offers a simple way to introduce both of you to ASL.
Build your vocabularies with 101 signs perfect for everyday use, all featuring detailed illustrations, memory tips, and hands-on activities. American Sign Language for Kids helps you focus on the types of words you need most with chapters conveniently divided by category.
Get chatty with activities that guide you through conversations. You’ll be signing together in no time! American Sign Language for Kids includes:101 Helpful signsFrom family and feelings to meals and playtime, work with your child to master subjects that will help the two of you connect.
Fun ways to practiceDiscover enjoyable activities at the end of each section that make it exciting and engaging to learn signs and start conversing! Practical guidesGet useful advice for introducing signs to a child with autism, helpful primers on deaf culture, and more.
6. Barron's American Sign Language: A Comprehensive Guide to ASL 1 and 2 with Online Video Practice
Author: by David A. Stewart Ed.D.
Barrons Educational Series
Barron’s American Sign Language is a brand-new title on ASL that can be used in the classroom, as a supplemental text to high school and college courses, or for anyone who wants to learn proper ASL. The only book with comprehensive instruction and online graded video practice quizzes, plus a comprehensive final video exam.
Content includes topics on the Deaf culture and community, ASL Grammar, fingerspelling, combining signs to construct detailed sentences, Everyday ASL, and much more. More than 1,000 illustrations of signs with instructions on movement-step-by-step with dialogue, tip boxes, and practice exercises and quizzes throughout to reinforce retention and to track your progress.
7. Learn American Sign Language: Everything You Need to Start Signing * Complete Beginner's Guide * 800+ signs
Author: by James W. Guido
American Sign Language (ASL) is a vibrant, easy-to-learn language that is used by approximately half a million people each day. Current with the latest additions to ASL and filled with thousands of photographs featuring deaf actors, Learn American Sign Language is the most comprehensive guide of its kind.
With it, you will be able to:Learn more than 800 signs, including signs for school, the workplace, around the house, out and about, food and drink, nature, emotions, small talk, and more. Unlock the storytelling possibilities of ASL with classifiers, easy ways to modify signs that can turn fishing into catching a big fish and walking into walking with a group.
Find out how to make sentences with signs, use the proper facial expressions with your signs, and other vital tips. The book’s spiral binding allows it to lie flat, the perfect format for studying. The signs are organized by theme, so you can learn groups of signs related to a specific activity.
An index at the back allows you to easily find specific terms. With this guide, you’ll be well on your way to becoming an effective ASL communicator and storyteller.
8. American Sign Language Workbook: Exercises to Build Your Signing Vocabulary
Author: by Rochelle Barlow
The simple way to start learning American Sign Language This foundational workbook makes it easy to get started with American Sign Language. Focusing on practical vocabulary and basic grammar, this workbook is ideal for anyone trying to understand and speak ASL right away.
Across 30+ lessons, you’ll be introduced to the essentials, including everyday vocabulary, introductory phrases, and conversational basics. Everyday communicationLessons are centered around real-world situations, including greetings, emotions, family, work, travel, and health. Easy-to-understand lessonsHigh-quality photos support the straightforward sign descriptions and ensure accurate instruction.
Practice makes perfectTest your knowledge with a variety of exercises, including matching, fill-in-the-blanks, and more. Lay the foundation for strong signing skills with the simple exercises in this sign language workbook.
9. American Sign Language Dictionary, Third Edition
Author: by Martin L.A. Sternberg
Deaf since the age of seven, Martin L.A.Sternberg, Ed.D., spent most of his career working with deaf people. Inspired by his sign language teacher at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC, he devised this vital reference to help anyone learn to speak with their hands.
A must for parents, instructors, and students, American Sign Language Dictionary includes everything you need to know to communicate clearly using ASL. This illustrated abridgment of the most authoritative reference book on sign language features more than 5,000 signs and 8,000 illustrations, as well as clear, detailed instructions to help you master each sign.
10. The Complete Guide to Baby Sign Language: 200+ Signs for You and Baby to Learn Together
Author: by Lane Rebelo
Teach little ones more than 200 ways to communicateeasy sign language for babies and toddlers Infants and toddlers can use sign language well before they can speak, which creates an exciting opportunity for them to learn and communicate in complex ways, even at an early age.
Whether you’re completely new to signing, or you just want to expand your vocabulary, The Complete Guide to Baby Sign Languagefrom TinySigns founder Lane Rebelomakes it simple and fun. Explore more than 200 American Sign Language (ASL) signs that will help your child express everything from eat, more, and all done to specific foods, animals, tasks, and even emotions.
This colorful and comprehensive baby sign language book offers: Helpful (and adorable) illustrationsEach sign includes detailed images to show you how to sign it correctly, plus tips for how to remember the signs and teach them to your child. Fun activitiesFind songs, games, and other activities that incorporate signs into everyday tasks to help your baby become familiar with them.
11. Learning American Sign Language: Levels I & II–Beginning & Intermediate
Author: by Tom L. Humphries
Pearson Education, Inc.
Learning American Sign Language: Levels I & II-Beginning & Intermediate, Second Edition, is a major revision of the first edition and is designed to help learners successfully interact with deaf American Sign Language (ASL) users. KEY TOPICS: Lessons are structured around language needed for common life situations, and examples are presented in the form of dialogues coupled with grammar and vocabulary instruction.
Information is also included about the culture of Deaf people in the United States. MARKET: Anyone interested in learning or teaching ASL.
12. Sign Language for Kids Activity Book: 50 Fun Games and Activities to Start Signing
Author: by Tara Adams
Let your fingers do the talkinga hands-on guide to American Sign Language for kids 8 to 12American Sign Language is an amazing visual language that uses our hands, facial expressions, and body language to express ourselves to those who have difficulty hearing or speaking.
Packed with colorful illustrations and reader-friendly descriptions, as well as plenty of on- and off-page activities, the Sign Language for Kids Activity Book will help you feel comfortable and confident signing in no time! The Sign Language for Kids Activity Book shows you how to communicate nonverbally through easy-to-follow diagrams of more than 180 signs, plus the signed alphabet and numbers 1-100.
You’ll master conversation basics, including commonly used phrases and everyday vocabulary. Then, you can try your hand at fun and unique exercises, games, and puzzles that will help you put together sentences, practice grammar, improve your memory of signs, and become the best signer you can be.
Sign Language for Kids Activity Book includes: ASL in artIllustrated diagrams and descriptions guide you through 180 signs for basic nouns, verbs, and adjectives for topics such as home, school, foods, and more. Say anythingExpress yourself with helpful grammar practices in the Sign Language for Kids Activity Book, designed to teach you how to construct ASL sentences for conversations.
13. American Sign Language For Dummies with Online Videos (For Dummies (Lifestyle))
Author: by Adan R. Penilla II
Grasp the rich culture and language of the Deaf community To see people use American Sign Language (ASL) to share ideas is remarkable and fascinating to watch. Now, you have a chance to enter the wonderful world of sign language.
American Sign Language For Dummies offers you an easy-to-access introduction so you can get your hands wet with ASL, whether you’re new to the language or looking for a great refresher. Used predominantly in the United States, ASL provides the Deaf community with the ability to acquire and develop language and communication skills by utilizing facial expressions and body movements to convey and process linguistic information.
With American Sign Language For Dummies, the complex visual-spatial and linguistic principles that form the basis for ASL are broken down, making this a great resource for friends, colleagues, students, education personnel, and parents of Deaf children. Grasp the various ways ASL is communicated Get up to speed on the latest technological advancements assisting the Deaf Understand how cultural background and regionalism can affect communication Follow the instructions in the book to access bonus videos online and practice signing along with an instructor If you want to get acquainted with Deaf culture and understand what it’s like to be part of a special community with a unique shared and celebrated history and language, American Sign Language For Dummies gets you up to speed on ASL fast.
Signing Made Easy (A Complete Program for Learning Sign Language. Includes Sentence Drills and Exercises for Increased Comprehension and Signing Skill)
Author: by Rod R. Butterworth
A comprehensive guide to learning and using Sign Language in everyday life The authors of the acclaimed Perigee Visual Dictionary of Signing and The Pocket Dictionary of Signing have created a text and workbook in one. This volume will teach you how to use signing in English sentence format.
Signing Made Easy offers the most thorough, step-by-step approach to learning sign language, complete with drills and practice exercises to increase signing ability and understanding. Presented in a large-format, easy-to-follow design, this book includes: More than 3,500 different signs, with clear illustrations and descriptions Instructions on how to sign in complete sentences Exercises for learning how to give and receive signs Drills to reinforce vocabulary retention Chapters organized by subject – from “Work and Careers” to “Family and Social Life” to “Food” -that build progressively on previous lessons The complete manual alphabet Spelling exercises throughout Instructions for forming numbers and inflections A complete index for easy reference
15. Deaf Republic: Poems
Author: by Ilya Kaminsky
Finalist for the National Book Award Finalist for the PEN/Jean Stein Award Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award Winner of the National Jewish Book Award Finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award Finalist for the T.S.
Eliot Prize Finalist for the Forward Prize for Best CollectionIlya Kaminsky’s astonishing parable in poems asks us, What is silence? Deaf Republic opens in an occupied country in a time of political unrest. When soldiers breaking up a protest kill a deaf boy, Petya, the gunshot becomes the last thing the citizens hearthey all have gone deaf, and their dissent becomes coordinated by sign language.
The story follows the private lives of townspeople encircled by public violence: a newly married couple, Alfonso and Sonya, expecting a child; the brash Momma Galya, instigating the insurgency from her puppet theater; and Galya’s girls, heroically teaching signing by day and by night luring soldiers one by one to their deaths behind the curtain.