Random House Webster's Compact American Sign Language Dictionary - Elaine Costello (Paperback)

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Barcode
9780375722776
Department
Books
Released
10 Jun 2008
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Elaine Costello
Elaine Phd Costello
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Random House Inc
Edition
3 Compact
Language
English
Number of Pages
608
Dimensions
241 x 159 x 32mm (862g)

Annotation

  • A revised compact edition of the acclaimed reference, written by a former educator at the world's only liberal arts college for the deaf, illustrates that different meanings of the same word might require different signs and includes more than 4,500 signs and definitions. Original. 15,000 first printing.
  • A dictionary of more than five thousand signs includes definitions for each word and an illustration and description of each sign.

Summary

The Random House Webster&;s Compact American Sign Language Dictionary is a treasury of over 4,500 signs for the novice and experienced user alike. It includes complete descriptions of each sign, plus full-torso illustrations. There is also a subject index for easy reference as well as alternate signs for the same meaning.

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General Subject
Reference
BISAC Subject 1
Reference / Dictionaries
BISAC Subject 2
Language Arts & Disciplines / Sign Language
BISAC Subject 3
Language Arts & Disciplines / Sign Language
BIC Classification 1
Sign languages, Braille & other linguistic communication
BIC Classification 2
Sign languages, Braille & other linguistic communication
Library Subject 1
American Sign Language; Dictionaries.
Academic Subject 1
Sign Language For The Deaf
Dewey Classification
419/.703

Author Bio

Elaine Costello, PhD, was a longtime educator and author in the field of deafness. For ten years she was a classroom teacher and supervisor in schools for the deaf. She also served as the director and editor in chief of the Gallaudet College Press at Gallaudet College in Washington, D.C., the world's only liberal arts college for the deaf.