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- F+W Media 2010; US$ 8.95
"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... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 213.00
This volume on nonverbal communication studies, the most multi- and interdisciplinary contribution to this field in almost twenty years, offers numerous suggestions for further research in many hitherto unexplored areas. The twenty contributions include the most recent theoretical and empirical crosscultural studies of gestures from historical, communicative... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 188.00
In a progressive and systematic approach to communication, and always through an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspective, this first volume presents culture as an intricate grid of sensible and intelligible sign systems in space and time, identifying the semiotic and interactive problems inherent in intercultural and subcultural communication... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 218.00
Paralanguage and kinesics define the tripartite nature of speech. Volume II builds on Poyatos’ book Paralanguage (1993) ? reviewed by Mary Key as “the most amplified description of paralanguage available today”. It covers our basic voice components; the many normal or abnormal voice types; the communicative uses of physiological... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 165.00
This volume, based on the first two, identifies the verbal and nonverbal personal and environmental components of narrative and dramaturgic texts and the cinema ? recreated in the first through the ?reading act? according to gaze mechanism and punctuation ? and traces the coding-decoding processes of the characters? semiotic-communicative itinerary... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 45.00
In sign languages of the deaf, now recognized as fully legitimate human languages, some signs can meaningfully point toward things or can be meaningfully placed in the space ahead of the signer. This book focuses on American Sign Language to examine the grammatical and conceptual purposes served by these signs. more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2003; US$ 42.95
The Cued Articulation (CA) system of hand cues and colour codes was devised by speech pathologist, Jane Passy, to help severely speech-and language-disordered children understand and pronounce the sounds of speech. A Handful of Sounds is a compilation of chapters written by enthusiastic users of Cued Articulation from Australia and the UK. Contributors... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2008; US$ 20.00
Open up a whole new world of communication through ASL. You can easily learn ASL with help from The American Sign Language Phrase Book . With more than 500 phrases, this is the reference guide to everyday expressions in American Sign Language, providing a quick way for you to converse with deaf people. Clearly illustrated with hundreds of line drawings,... more...
- Routledge 2001; US$ 44.95
Drawing on their experiences in the field from a Mormon Theme Park in Hawaii, through carnival time on Montserrat to the exclusive domain of the Market, contributors explore indirect communication from an anthropological perspective. more...