The Canadian Dictionary of ASL

The Canadian Dictionary of ASL

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The Canadian Dictionary of ASL offers clear illustrations and sign descriptions alongside English definitions, making it a valuable reference for Deaf and hearing users alike. Features of the Dictionary include: easy-to-understand illustrations for every sign; specific written instructions for forming the sign; definitions, parts of speech, usage notes; tips on how to use the signs in visual conversation; and regional variations of signs. Separate sections are included on: fingerspelling, ASL handshapes, numbers, pronouns, time concepts, and geographic place names.(OWN is frequently fingerspelled, particularly for emphasis in a sentence such as this: Do you rent your home or do you own it?) ... Environmentalists are worried about damage to the ozone which protects us from the sun a#39;s ultra violet rays.

Title:The Canadian Dictionary of ASL
Author:Carole Sue Bailey, Kathy Dolby, Hilda Marian Campbell, Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf
Publisher:University of Alberta - 2002


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