Signing Fun: American Sign Language Vocabulary, Phrases, Games, and Activities

Signing Fun: American Sign Language Vocabulary, Phrases, Games, and Activities

Paperback(1ST)

$21.95

Overview

Here’s a great book for every young adult age 11 up, Signing Fun: American Sign Language Vocabulary, Phrases, Games, and Activities. Signing is visual, easy to learn, and fun to use. Author Penny Warner offers 441 useful signs on a variety of favorite topics: activities, animals, fashion, food, holidays, home, outdoors, parties, people, places, play, emotions, school, shopping, travel, plus extra fun signs for especially popular words. Each chapter includes practice sentences using everyday phrases to help new signers learn in a fun way.

Signing Fun provides dozens of entertaining games and activities, too, such as Alphabet Sign, Finger Fun Gesture Guess, Match Signs, Mime and Sign, Oppo-Sign, Picture Hand, Secret Sign, Sign-A-Gories, Signo Bingo, Snap and Sign, and Truth or Sign. It also features a list of tips on how to sign, including how to fingerspell, use numbers, and communicate with deaf people. Whimsical drawings clearly illustrate all of the signs, and a full index lists all of their English meanings for quick reference. Signing Fun is a terrific first book for learning sign while having a great time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781563682926
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
Publication date: 11/15/2006
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 11 Years

About the Author


Penny Warner is a child development instructor and the author of more than 40 books living in Danville, CA.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction

1     The American Manual Alphabet

2     The Manual Numbers

3     Just Do It! Activity Signs

4     Lions, Tigers, and Bears, Oh My! Animal Signs

5     When You Grow Up: Career Signs

6     Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue: Color Signs

7     Stylin’: Clothing and Fashion Signs

8     Mad, Sad, and Glad: Feeling Signs

9     Time to Eat! Food Signs

10   Feeling Good: Health Signs

11   Celebrate! Holiday Signs

12   Home Sweet Home: Home Signs

13   How Much? How Many? Measurement Signs

14   Get Going! Movement Signs

15   Out and About: Outdoor Signs

16   It’s Party Time! Party Signs

17   Family and Friends: People Signs

18   Here and There: Place Signs

19   Let’s Play: Play Signs

20   Scared Stiff: Scary Signs

21   Is It Recess Yet? School Signs

22   Let’s Go Shopping: Shopping Signs

23   Let’s Go! Travel Signs

24   Extra Fun Signs

       Sign Language Games and Activities

       Glossary

       Resources

       Index

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