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- 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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 419.00
Volume II of the handbook offers the state of the art on how body movements are used for communication around the world. Topics include the functions of body movements, their contexts of occurrence, their forms and meanings, their integration with speech, and how bodily motion can function as language. An interdisciplinary chapter on... more...
- F+W Media 2009; 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 2014; US$ 143.00
Children begin to gesture long before talking. Gestures, such as pointing or waving goodbye, constitute the principal means of interacting conventionally with others before the emergence of the lexicon. Children continue to gesture after they start to talk, and through to adulthood. In spite of that, some key concepts related to gesture and language... 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 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... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 52.00
Explores similarities and differences between spoken and signed languages, challenging notions of what constitutes 'language'. more...