Equip your students to use sign language in everyday situations! From talking about family to planning a party or shopping at the mall, Costello's simple step-by-step approach introduces learners to the basic words, phrases, and expressions of American Sign Language. An excellent introduction for anybody interested in hearing-impaired communication, it includes a helpful live-action DVD with onscreen subtitles. 208 pages, softcover with DVD from Living Language.
Learn sign language with this complete book & DVD package!
Getting Started in Signing teaches students the basic words, phrases, and expressions of American Sign Language (ASL) using a simple, step-by-step approach. Students will learn everything they need to begin using sign language in practical, everyday situations from talking about family, to planning a party, to shopping at the mall.
The DVD features:
· Finger spelling
· Compound signs
· Hand positioning
· Parts of a sign
· Expressing intonation
Two narrators introduce each situation and provide supplementary grammar and vocabulary. The narrators also sign as they speak, and subtitles appear on the screen whenever a new sign is introduced.