Learning American Sign Language: Levels I & II--Beginning & Intermediate 2nd Edition

4.4 out of 5 stars 347 ratings
ISBN-13: 978-0205275533
ISBN-10: 9780205275533
Why is ISBN important?
ISBN
This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.
Scan an ISBN with your phone
Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.
Have one to sell?
Loading your book clubs
There was a problem loading your book clubs. Please try again.
Not in a club? Learn more
Amazon book clubs early access

Join or create book clubs

Choose books together

Track your books
Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free.
Condition: Used: Acceptable
Comment: Satisfaction guaranteed! Ships fast from Amazon's warehouse. The book Is definitely in usable condition. Watermarks on a lot of the pages, but it is not hinder the The reader's ability to read the pages. The outside cover shows signs of wear. No apparent writing or highlighting. A couple stickers and pen marks on the cover. Show signs of wear and tear but is a very much usable copy. Not guaranteed to come with additional materials.
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
10 used from $104.99
& FREE Shipping. Details
Temporarily out of stock.
Order now and we'll deliver when available.
Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. Your account will only be charged when we ship the item.
Details
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Available at a lower price from other sellers that may not offer free Prime shipping.
List Price: $159.99
Save: $32.00 (20%)
1 new from $127.99
& FREE Shipping. Details

Learning American Sign La... has been added to your Cart

Available at a lower price from other sellers that may not offer free Prime shipping.

Limited time deal: Save up to 40% on over 150 great reads pantry

click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
    Apple
  • Android
    Android
  • Windows Phone
    Windows Phone
  • Click here to download from Amazon appstore
    Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

kcpAppSendButton

Frequently bought together

  • Learning American Sign Language: Levels I & II--Beginning & Intermediate
  • +
  • Deaf in America: Voices from a Culture
  • +
  • Basic Course in American Sign Language
Total price: $191.99
Buy the selected items together

Special offers and product promotions

Editorial Reviews

From the Back Cover

This book is designed to help learners successfully interact with American Sign Language (ASL) users. Written by two leading authorities in the field, the 24 lessons in this book cover Beginning and Intermediate or Level I and II courses of study. Lessons are structured around language needed for common life situations, and examples are presented in the form of dialogues coupled with grammar and vocabulary instruction. Information is also included about the culture of Deaf people in the United States. The book is supported by a videotape and an instructor's manual.

Learners will discover that the text:

  • Contains lessons designed around the conversational language needed for common life situations.
  • Illustrates hundreds of sentences and vocabulary with over 2,000 high quality colorized drawings that aid in study and memory.
  • Contains over 100 grammar and cultural notes, 72 exercises, and charts of the American Manual Alphabet (Finger spelling) and ASL number system.
  • Teaches the rules of ASL in a natural order that is predictable and compatible with everyday language of native users of American Sign Language.
  • Incorporates information about the cultural lives of Deaf people in the United States.
  • Is supported by a video demonstrating all the conversations and important structures in the text.
Order the NEW Video!

Video to Accompany American Sign Language, 2/e
Order No. 0-205-27554-0

American Sign Language students will find themselves captivated and entertained by this state-of-the-art Video that presents all 72 dialogues and each key structure from the text in a clear and natural way. Four internationally known Deaf actors animate the dialogues bringing life to the illustrations in the text allowing students to preview and review instructional materials at home to enhance their classroom learning.

About the authors:

Tom Humphries is Associate Director of the Teacher Education Program and also teaches in the Department of Communication at the University of California, San Diego. He is currently coordinating a program to train teachers of deaf children using a bilingual approach. Prior to this he taught at Gallaudet University in the Department of English for several years and later served as an Associate Dean for the San Diego Community College District where he coordinated the development of an ASL program and an interpreter-training program. He holds a Ph.D. in Cross Cultural Communication and Language Learning. Dr. Humphries is co-author with Carol Padden of Deaf in America: Voices from a Culture and several other books and articles related to ASL and the culture of Deaf people.

Carol Padden is a Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of California, San Diego where she teachers courses on language, culture and media. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and received a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of California, San Diego. Her recent research includes studies of reading development in young deaf children and she has written extensively about the cultural lives of Deaf people in the United States. She received a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, in addition to numerous other awards and grants for her work. In addition to the books she has co-authored with Tom Humphries, she has published several other books and articles on American Sign Language structure. Humphries & Padden (Learning American Sign Language, 2e). SMP 2004 Page 1 of 1


Product details

  • Item Weight : 1.59 pounds
  • Spiral-bound : 357 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 9780205275533
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0205275533
  • Product Dimensions : 0.85 x 8.9 x 11 inches
  • Publisher : Pearson Education, Inc.; 2nd Edition (January 1, 2004)
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : 0205275532
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.4 out of 5 stars 347 ratings