Sign Language Companion: A Handbook of British Signs (Paperback)Cath Smith (author)
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Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 332 g
Dimensions: 260 x 190 x 5 mm
Having never attempted to learn any form of sign language prior to buying this book, I was suprised how easy it is to learn. This book, although basic, will give you an excellent understanding of British Sign Language and will enable you to get by and form basic sentences and, dare I say it, have conversations by signing. It doesn't pretend to be advanced or an oracle in its field but it really is the best book you can buy if you are starting out learning to sign. -- Amazon Reviewer * . *
This Introduction should be required reading for all beginners, especially parents, to give them an insight into what educating a deaf child really means. It is not off-putting because it is a concise summary while still covering the necessary points; i.e. deaf people don't prefer British Sign Language to English, it is essential to them as part of their learning process and for their healthy growth and development........ -- Margaret Crawford * Teacher of the Deaf, Garvel Deaf Centre, for the British Deaf News *
Great... to help further understanding of the language of deaf people... A must. -- The Teacher * . *
A very useful book. -- British Deaf News * . *
For those planning classes, this book is a gift as the lessons plan themselves.... -- Journal of the British Association of Teachers of the Deaf * . *
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