The simplest, most convenient alphabetized pocket guide to American Sign Language (ASL). Arranged in an easy-to-use dictionary format, this edition contains more than 600 signing entries with accompanying directions and illustrations. Inside you ll find many special highlights, including: . Over 600 signs a selection of the most commonly used phrases . Detailed illustrations -- showing exact hand positions and movements . Fingerspelling -- to aid in communicating words for which there are signs . Memory aids -- to assist in recalling how to form signs . Special sections -- on forming numbers, letters, and constructing word endings . Comprehensive Index -- of entries and their synyms for easy cross-referencing The Pocket Dictionary of Signing is the most complete pocket guide to basic sign language -- and it s portable eugh to be carried anywhere in a pocket or purse.
Mickey Flodin is the author of Signing Everyday Phrases, Signing for Kids, Signing is Fun, Signing Illustrated, and co-author, with Rod R. Butterworth, of The Perigee Visual Dictionary of Signing, The Pocket Dictionary of Signing, and Signing Made Easy.