American Sign Language (ASL) is a vibrant, easy-to-learn language that is used by approximately half a million people each day. Current with the latest additions to ASL and filled with hundreds of photographs, Learn American Sign Language is the most comprehensive guide of its kind. With this set, which includes 1 poster, 50 flash cards, and an 80-page book, readers will learn more than 250 signs, including signs for school, the workplace, around the house, out and about, food and drink, nature, emotions, small talk, and more. Unlock the storytelling possibilities of ASL with classifiers, easy ways to modify signs, and find out how to make sentences with signs by using the proper facial expressions.
James W. Guido is an American Sign Language instructor and the artistic director of the New York Deaf Theatre. Originally from Buffalo, New York, he's currently a professor of ASL at the College of Staten Island, and hopes to some day be a Broadway actor while continuing to teach ASL through the use of theatre. This is his first book.