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  • Australian Sign Language (Auslan)

    An introduction to sign language linguistics

    by Trevor Johnston and 1 more

    This is first comprehensive introduction to the linguistics of Auslan, the sign language of Australia. Assuming no prior background in language study, it explores each key aspect of the structure of Auslan, providing an accessible overview of its grammar (how sentences are structured), phonology (the building blocks of signs), morphology (the structure of signs), lexicon (vocabulary), semantics ... Read more

    $46.74 AUD

  • Baby Hands: Learn to Communicate With Your Baby With Sign Language

    by Jackie Durnin

    Learn how to communicate with your preverbal baby using baby sign language.The gift of communication between parents and their babies is one of life's true joys. With this exciting book, the process of communicating with your baby could happen sooner than you think!By introducing simple sign language into your home, your baby will soon be communicating what they want and need before they can speak ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Sign Language

    by Marshall Koontz

    A sign language guide will help kids learn to sign easily and effectively. Kids are extremely receptive to new languages and signing is no exception. Pictures and diagrams in the study guide will help kids learn proper finger placement when forming signs. This will help communication flow more easily. Having a study guide will be empowering for kids as they can learn on their own and at their own ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • Easy Guide to Baby Sign Language

    by J.R. Cagle

    This easy-to-use guide helps parents communicate with their baby before they can speak, forge stronger bonds and reduce frustrations.  It comes with clear and engaging illustrations, activity ideas, and quick reference look-ups to make it easy to find what is needed.  It has been specifically designed for busy parents wanting their baby to benefit from using sign language. ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • Teach Your Baby to Sign, Revised and Updated 2nd Edition

    An Illustrated Guide to Simple Sign Language for Babies and Toddlers - Includes 30 New Pages of Signs and Illustrations!

    by Monica Beyer

    Better communication is right around the corner with Teach Your Baby to Sign.You may feel like you can't possibly be any closer with your young child, but the truth is, you can—through sign language.The gift of signing helps children communicate well before they have the verbal ability to do so. Whether you have a young child who hasn't started talking yet, or a child with special needs, signing ... Read more

    $27.05 AUD

  • Religious Signing

    A Comprehensive Guide For All Faiths

    by Elaine Costello and 1 more

    Since the fourth century, when Spanish monks first started signing to communicate during their vows of silence, sign language has been used in religious communities of all faiths. Present-day American Sign Language (ASL) carries on that tradition. Like any living language, it continues to grow and change to meet the communication needs of an ever more diverse religious population. This ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • The Silent Book

    A Deaf Family and the Disappearing Australian-Irish Sign Language

    by Bernadette T Wallis

    The book tells the story of the author's mother and father as Deaf people in the context of their lives in Victoria, their schooling in New South Wales in the 1920s and their adult lives. She brings to the fore the rural environment that surrounded their lives as children and as adults in rural Australia. Australian-Irish Sign Language was introduced into Australia in the nineteenth century ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • Dogs Can Sign, Too

    A Breakthrough Method for Teaching Your Dog to Communicate

    by Sean Senechal

    Imagine being able to ask your poodle, “Who’s at the door?” and having her respond, “It’s Katy.” Or asking your golden retriever, “Do you want a treat?” and him responding, “No, water.” Or asking your Border collie, “Which toy do you want?” and getting the response, “Stick.”If you’ve ever wondered what dogs would tell us if they could, now you can find out. The K9Sign system teaches dogs to ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • Signing

    How To Speak With Your Hands

    by Elaine Costello and 1 more

    American Sign Language is a wonderful silent language of hands, face, and body that is rich with nuance, emotion, and grace. Bantam is proud to present the newly revised Signing : How To Speak With Your Hands, a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide that has long been the invaluable and definitive guide for families, friends, and professionals who need to communicate effectively with deaf children ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • British Sign Language For Dummies

    by City Lit

    Learn British Sign Language quickly and easily with this essential guide and CD-RomThis lively guide introduces the key hand shapes and gestures you need to communicate in British Sign Language. The illustrations depict both the actions and facial expressions used to sign accurately, while the companion CD-Rom features real-life BSL conversations in action to further your understanding. With these ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Metonymy

    Hidden Shortcuts in Language, Thought and Communication

    by Jeannette Littlemore

    series Cambridge Studies in Cognitive Linguistics
    'Metonymy' is a type of figurative language used in everyday conversation, a form of shorthand that allows us to use our shared knowledge to communicate with fewer words than we would otherwise need. 'I'll pencil you in' and 'let me give you a hand' are both examples of metonymic language. Metonymy serves a wide range of communicative functions, such as textual cohesion, humour, irony, euphemism ... Read more

    $32.77 AUD

  • Learning Sign Language

    Tips for learning American Sign Language and other signed languages

    by J. David Peach

    Learning Sign Language is a great resource of tips and tricks for those taking classes or who are interested in learning American Sign Language (ASL). Instead of an instructional book on using sign language, this is a manual that helps the student know how to learn signs. If the interest of the student is to learn a signed language other than ASL this book is still a tremendous resource. Many ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Don’T Talk with Your Mouth Full

    100 Tips to Sign Language Sanity

    by Marie LaBozzetta Laurino

    In every culture, there are guidelines as to what is most appropriate and what actions need to be avoided. This also holds true for the Deaf community and the hard of hearing population. In Dont Talk with Your Mouth Full, author Dr. Marie LaBozzetta Laurino provides a host of dos and donts when learning to become a signer, communicator, or interpreter.Laurino presents helpful tips, motivational ... Read more

    $5.93 AUD

  • Sign Language Workbook for Kids - Learning Made Simple

    by Baby Professor

    This book is especially made for but not limited to deaf and mute children all over the world. Aiming to improve communication skills, this workbook contains sign language lessons that are made easier to understand and learn. This will come in handy not only for these kids with deficiencies but to the people around them as well. You can download a copy of it here. ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • The Linguistics of British Sign Language

    An Introduction

    by Rachel Sutton-Spence and 1 more

    This is the first detailed explanation of the way British Sign Language works and is the product of many years' experience of research and teaching sign linguistics to deaf and hearing people. It assumes no previous knowledge of linguistics or sign language, and is not structured around traditional headings such as phonology, morphology and syntax. Instead it is set out in such a way as to help ... Read more

    $49.60 AUD

  • How to start, carry on and end conversations

    Scripts for social situations for people on the autism spectrum

    by Paul Jordan and 1 more

    Do you find it hard to make friends? Do you struggle to know what to say to start a conversation?In this book, Paul Jordan, who is on the autism spectrum, explains how to make sense of everyday social situations you might encounter at school, university or in other group settings. He reveals how, with the use of just 65 simple words, it is possible to create 'scripts for thinking' that break ... Read more

    $13.85 AUD

  • American Manual Alphabet: Fingerspelling Letters & Numbers

    by Chris DiPaolo

    One of the most important things to learn in ASL is the American Manual Alphabet - otherwise known as Fingerspelling. Fingerspelling allows you to spell out words in American Sign Language.There are many times when you will use fingerspelling in ASL. It is actually used frequently to augment the standard set of signs. Fingerspelling is used for:- Proper Names- Brands (like a company name)- Titles- ... Read more

    $2.49 AUD

  • Sign Language

    Speedy Study Guides

    by Speedy Publishing

    A Sign Language study guide is a tool that accompanies a basic course in American Sign Language. It is designed to contain drills featuring sentences in order to give the student an effective way to practice speaking this language. A study guide for Sign Language reinforces the lessons already learned, in addition to reviewing and incorporating previous lessons. Many individuals who are learning ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Signing Smart with Babies and Toddlers

    A Parent's Strategy and Activity Guide

    by Michelle Anthony and 4 more

    A Fun, Easy Way to Talk with Your BabyBabies can communicate with their hands long before they can speak. Using American Sign Language (ASL), Dr. Michelle Anthony and Dr. Reyna Lindert have created the simple and successful Signing Smart system to teach parents how to integrate signing into everyday life with their hearing children. Through the more than seventy activities presented in this book, ... Read more

    $12.53 AUD

  • Open Your Eyes

    Deaf Studies Talking

    by H-Dirksen L. Bauman

    This groundbreaking volume introduces readers to the key concepts and debates in deaf studies, offering perspectives on the relevance and richness of deaf ways of being in the world. In Open Your Eyes, leading and emerging scholars, the majority of whom are deaf, consider physical and cultural boundaries of deaf places and probe the complex intersections of deaf identities with gender, sexuality, ... Read more

    $30.68 AUD

  • The Everything Sign Language Book

    American Sign Language Made Easy... All new photos!

    by Irene Duke

    series Everything®
    Discover the intricacies of American Sign Language with this comprehensive, essential guide to learning the basics of sign language.The appeal of American Sign Language (ASL) has extended beyond the Deaf community into the mainstream—it’s even popular as a class in high school and college. You are guided through the basics of ASL with clear instruction and more than 300 illustrations. With a ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Learn Sign Language in a Hurry

    Grasp the Basics of American Sign Language Quickly and Easily

    by Irene Duke

    "I love you.""What can I get you?""Let's take a walk."Wanting to say simple things like these but not being able to is frustrating and disheartening-but learning how to communicate can be easy and fun! This book is a basic guide to the alphabet, vocabulary, and techniques it takes to connect using American Sign Language. Whether signing out of necessity or learning for the sake of growing, you ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Knack Baby Sign Language

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Communicating with Your Little One

    by Johnston Bell Grindstaff and 1 more

    series Knack: Make It Easy
    Few children can communicate effectively before eighteen months of age, but sign language can allow baby and parent to reduce the frustration up to a year earlier. With more than 450 full-color photos, text, and si... ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • Knack American Sign Language

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Signing

    by Suzie Chafin and 1 more

    series Knack: Make It Easy
    While learning a new language isn't a “knack” for everyone, Knack American Sign Language finally makes it easy. The clear layout, succinct information, and topic-specific sign language partnered with high-quality photos enable quick learning. By a “bilingual” author whose parents were both deaf, and photographed by a design professor at the leading deaf university, Gallaudet, it covers all the ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD