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A revised, completely updated abridged edition of the book hailed by the Los Angeles Times as the most clearly written dictionary of sign language ever published--with 1,100 new signs and 1,650 new illustrations. Indispensable for professionals and others who must communicate with the deaf. More than 6,600 line drawings.
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Published by HarperResource (first published March 1st 1987)
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Ykyung0309
Mar 18, 2014 Ykyung0309 rated it really liked it
Good to learn sign languages and good for people who is interested in sign language like me..
Todd
Jun 01, 2011 Todd rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really liked the illustrations and explanations in this ASL dictionary. The only disheartening characteristic of this dictionary is that the latest edition is 13-years-old. I think a new edition would get a full 5 stars.
M. Tobert
Mar 13, 2009 M. Tobert rated it really liked it
You should already know what this book is about. It's a very informational book. I learned lots of sign language. And it can get very hard to remember all of it.
Sheila Read
Aug 23, 2013 Sheila Read rated it it was amazing
I have tried to learn sign language from this book since my cousin can't hear. That's when texting comes in handy.
The Silence
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It was very informative, although some illustrations and wordings were not clear, it was good overall
Jessica
Nov 22, 2008 Jessica rated it really liked it
A good sign language dictionary--which I believe to be a requirement for anyone who signs.
Linda
Feb 16, 2008 Linda added it
I use this mostly as a reference book to teach my grandson sign language. It is a quick reference.
Cami
Aug 27, 2008 Cami rated it really liked it
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This is a great reference book for ASL. It shows the signs in a very clear manner.
Emily
Sep 21, 2008 Emily rated it it was amazing
Very easy-to-use and concise. Super handy resource!
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very helpful
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