Book Reviews of The Gallaudet Survival Guide to Signing

The Gallaudet Survival Guide to Signing
The Gallaudet Survival Guide to Signing
Author: Leonard G. Lane
ISBN-13: 9780930323349
ISBN-10: 0930323343
Publication Date: 1987
Pages: 194
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Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
Book Type: Paperback
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This is an excellent book to learn basic American Sign Language vocabulary. It is in a dictionary format.
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Handy book if you know someone who uses sign language. Has the signs you'd need for everyday use.
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This is a regular paperback size book. The book is an ASL dictionary with signs listed from A-Z. The signs are illustrated in line drawings with a written description. For the most part the signs are described clearly and accurately. The book includes no "hints" for helping to remember the sign which I think would make many of the signs clearer to understand. This book also does not include signed English markers, nor does it explain ASL syntax or grammar. Overall this is a good book for expanded your knowledge of ASL signs but not signed English, as signed English uses many initialized signs. This book is not a good stand alone book for ASL as it covers no grammar or other aspects of ASL, such as facial expressions.