The Canadian Dictionary of ASL (Hardcover)

The Canadian Dictionary of ASL By Carole Sue Bailey (Editor), Kathy Dolby (Editor), Charmaine Letourneau (Foreword by) Cover Image

The Canadian Dictionary of ASL (Hardcover)

By Carole Sue Bailey (Editor), Kathy Dolby (Editor), Charmaine Letourneau (Foreword by)

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Developed in conjunction with the Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf, this comprehensive new dictionary of American Sign Language (ASL) has over 8700 signs, many unique to Canada. Material for this extensive work has been drawn from many sources and includes input gathered from members of Canada's Deaf community over the past twenty years. The Canadian Dictionary of ASL offers clear illustrations and sign descriptions alongside English definitions, making it a valuable reference for Deaf and hearing users alike. Authoritative and up-to-date, The Canadian Dictionary of ASL will prove to be the standard reference for years to come.

Carole Sue Bailey is a teacher at the Alberta School for the Deaf and specializes in Deaf Education. Kathy Dolby has been an educator / advocate of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing for 30 years. She has worked closely with Deaf children and adults in Ontario, Alberta and Yorkshire, England. She is interested in highlighting the talents and achievements of Deaf and Hard of Hearing people by increasing opportunities for hearing people to become conversant in ASL. Kathy teaches senior high English and American Sign Language at the Alberta School for the Deaf and has a Master's degree in Linguistics and English Language Teaching.
Product Details ISBN: 9780888643001
ISBN-10: 0888643004
Publisher: University of Alberta Press
Publication Date: June 27th, 2002
Pages: 928
Language: English