Learn sign language with this complete book & DVD package! Getting Started in Signing teaches students the basic words, phrases, and expressions of American Sign Language (ASL) using a simple, step-by-step approach. Students will learn everything they need to begin using sign language in practical, everyday situations from talking about family, to planning a party, to shopping at the mall.
The DVD features: · Finger spelling · Grammar · Vocabulary · Compound signs · Hand positioning · Parts of a sign · Expressing intonation
Two narrators introduce each situation and provide supplementary grammar and vocabulary. The narrators also sign as they speak, and subtitles appear on the screen whenever a new sign is introduced.
Elaine Costello, Ph.D.
About Elaine Costello, Ph.D.
Dr. Elaine Costello has been an educator and author associated with the field of deafness for more than twenty years. For ten years she was a classroom teacher and supervisor in schools for the deaf. She is now 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.