The authoritative source on ASL is better than ever with more than 50 new phrases For more than 20 years, The American Sign Language Phrase Book has been the go-to guide for the Deaf and those who need to communicate with them-family, teachers, and friends. Now this classic by ASL leader Lou Fant has been updated by his wife Barbara Fant to include signs for today's lifestyle.
Buy American Sign Language Phrase Book book by Barbara Bernstein Fant from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
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Author Biography - Barbara Bernstein Fant
Barbara Bernstein Fant has taught beginning and advanced ASL at Seattle Central Community College since 1990. On occasion, she contracts with the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation and Seattle Diversity Words in providing ASL classes and tutoring to various corporations. She has served as the chair of the Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services board. Lou Fant (1931-2001) was considered a leading expert in the ASL field--and considered the ambassador between two worlds. He was a teacher, interpreter, consultant, sign language coach, and actor. His accomplishments included cofounding the National Theatre of the Deaf in 1967; creating the sign laguage for the film Clan of the Cave Bear; being the sign language coach in Children of a Lesser God; coaching such actors as Diane Keaton and Mare Winningham; appearing in scores of movies, plays, TV shows; and hosting the Emmy Award-winning TV program "Off Hand."