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Barron's 500 Flash Cards of American Sign Language

By: ASL/Barron's

Price: $13.00

Publisher: BARRONS EDUC SERIES:

Seller ID: 9780764162220

ISBN: 0764162225

Condition: USED


Full-color photos on flash cards present close-ups of a model demonstrating 500 American Sign Language (ASL) signs. The meanings, brief descriptions of hand and arm motions, and related words are listed on the reverse side of each card. Correct formations of hand shapes and facial expressions are clearly shown to eliminate any possible confusion regarding intended word meanings. Where appropriate, photos include directional arrows that show hand or arm movements. Each flash card has a hole in one corner to accommodate a metal ring included with the boxed set. Users can select and fit any combi... View more info

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Signing: How to Speak With Your Hands

By: ASL/Costello, Elaine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BANTAM DELL: 1/15/2010

Seller ID: 0553375393

ISBN: 0553375393

Condition: USED


American Sign Language is a wonderful silent language of hands, face, and body that is rich with nuance, emotion, and grace. Bantam is proud to present the newly revised Signing: How To Speak With Your Hands, a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide that has long been the invaluable and definitive guide for families, friends, and professionals who need to communicate effectively with deaf children and adults. Now this expanded edition, with redesigned interiors and updated material, includes even more signs; large, upper-torso illustrations clearly show formation and movement of the hands, and th... View more info

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Signing Illustrated: The Complete Learning Guide

By: ASL/Flodin, Mickey

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 7/29/2015

Seller ID: 9780399521348

ISBN: 0399521348

Condition: USED


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American Sign Language Handshape Dictionary

By: ASL/Nelson-Metlay

Price: $6.00

Publisher: GALLAUDET UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9781563680434

ISBN: 1563680432

Condition: USED


This unique dictionary can help users locate a sign whose meaning they have forgotten, or help them find the meaning of a new sign they have just seen for the first time. The American Sign Language Handshape Dictionary organizes more than 1,600 American Sign Language signs by 40 basic handshapes and includes detailed descriptions on how to form each sign to represent the varying terms that they might mean. A complete alphabetical English word index provides the option of looking up an English term to locate equivalent signs. View more info

Joy of Signing

By: ASL/Riekehof

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 1/5/2012

Seller ID: 0882435183

ISBN: 0882435183

Condition: USED


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Signs of the Times

By: ASL/Shroyer, Edgar

Price: $4.50

Publisher: GALLAUDET UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780913580769

ISBN: 0913580767

Condition: USED


Designed for use as a classroom text, Signs of the Times is an excellent beginner's contact signing book that fills the gap between sign language dictionaries and American Sign Language texts. The book presents 1,185 signs organized into 41 lessons. Each lesson contains clear illustrations of all signs, English glosses and synonyms, sample sentences to define vocabulary context, and practice sentences to clarify sign language usage. Signs of the Times is a complete text that includes suggestions for teachers, an appendix of conceptual signs, an extensive index, and a reading reference list. Mi... View more info

American Sign language: A Comprehensive Dictionary

By: ASL/Sternberg, Martin

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 0060140976

ISBN: 0060140976

Condition: USED


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501 French Verbs

By: Barron's/Kendris, Christopher

Price: $6.00

Publisher: BARRONS EDUC SERIES: 8/23/2012

Edition: 6

Seller ID: 9780764179839

ISBN: 0764179837

Condition: USED


Barron's is today and always has been the Number-One reference source for verb usage in virtually every major language. Leading all competition, the best selling " 501 French Verbs " beats all less well-established rivals with its brand-new 6th edition. It's printed in two colors, it features tinted page edges for ease of reference, and it comes with extra help for French language students in the form of a CD-ROM. The book presents the most important and most commonly used French verbs arranged alphabetically with English translations in chart form, one verb per page, and conjugated in all per... View more info

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Spanish-English Dictionary

By: Barrons

Price: $6.00

Publisher: BARRONS EDUC SERIES: 6/21/2014

Seller ID: 9780764133299

ISBN: 0764133292

Condition: USED


Barron's is now taking a comprehensive approach to foreign-language reference volumes, this definitive Spanish-English dictionary and a companion French-English dictionary being to prime examples. This book features 100, 000 entries with translations, and makes an ideal reference book for schools, libraries, businesses, and the home bookshelf. Yet its manageable size and reasonable price also makes it a practical learning tool for students taking a Spanish language course. It features: Two full-length sections: English to Spanish and Spanish to English American-style English tran... View more info

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Lonely Planet Burmese Phrasebook

By: Burmese/Lonely Planet

Price: $3.00

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 9781741040272

ISBN: 1741040272

Condition: USED


Cross-cultural communication is easy in Myanmar - a smile will do the trick. But just a few words of Burmese will reward you with an enthusiastic reception. Test your bargaining skills at the many colorful markets or try your hand at karaoke Burmese-style. Get where you're going as you tour on a "trishaw" or chat with the locals as you party at a "pwe." Whatever you choose, you won't be stuck for words Our phrasebooks give you a comprehensive mix of practical and social words and phrases in more than 120 languages. Chat with the locals and discover their culture - a guaranteed way to enri... View more info

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Spirit of the Chinese Character: Gifts from the Heart

By: Chinese/Aria, Barbara & Eng

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 8/21/2010

Seller ID: 9780811801423

ISBN: 081180142X

Condition: USED


From the fluid strokes in the characters denoting "grace," "enlightenment," and "tranquility" to the complex meanings inherent in the words for "honor," "love," and "wisdom," the richness and depth of the Chinese language come alive in this compact, elegant volume of 40 beautifully rendered ideograms. Every character is accompanied by a simple chart showing its physical composition, stroke by stroke, as well as an informative text describing the myriad linguistic components from which its meaning is derived.As a result, the reader can grasp each character's significance and connection to ce... View more info

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Chinese Language: Its History and Current Usage

By: Chinese/Kane, Daniel

Price: $6.50

Publisher: TUTTLE PUB:

Seller ID: 9780804838535

ISBN: 0804838534

Condition: USED


"The Chinese Language" is a brief introduction to the main characteristics of Chinese, written to be accessible to beginning students as well as anyone with a general interest in Chinese language and culture. Not a language-learning title as such, "The Chinese Language" provides a demystifying overview of Chinese from a linguistic, historical and social perspective. Providing basic information such as where Chinese is spoken, the history and earliest written records, regional variations, and a description of the writing system, "The Chinese Language" provides an excellent starting point for an... View more info

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Reading & Writing Chinese: Traditional Character Edition, A Comprehensive Guide

By: Chinese/Mcnaughton,William/Yin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: TUTTLE PUB:

Seller ID: 0804832064

ISBN: 0804832064

Condition: USED


This is a compete and easy-to-use guide for reading and writing traditional Chinese characters. "Reading and Writing Chinese" has been the leading text for foreign students and teachers of the Chinese writing system since it was first published in 1978. This completely revised edition draws on the lessons learnt from the use of the book in classrooms so as to provide a more convenient and up-to-date introduction to the Chinese writing system. Over 1,100 new combinations of characters have been added, increasing the total vocabulary significantly to about 4,500 items. There are also new not... View more info

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Pocket Oxford Chinese Dictionary

By: Chinese/Oxford

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 2/1/2014

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780195968330

ISBN: 0195968336

Condition: USED


An essential reference both for English-speakers learning Chinese and Chinese-speakers learning English, this brand new edition of the Pocket Chinese Dictionary offers authoritative, up-to-the-minute coverage, with over 88,000 words and phrases, and 130,000 translations, in a compact and practical format. This brand new edition has been updated to include the very latest vocabulary, including bioterrorism, e-shopping, WAP phone, domain name, and SARS. The dictionary's clear layout makes it accessible and straightforward to use, and a detailed index system of radicals helps you find the... View more info

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Easy Italian Phrase Book: 770 Basic Phrases for Everyday Use

By: Dover Publications

Price: $3.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486280851

ISBN: 0486280853

Condition: USED


Designed as a quick reference tool and an easy aid to study, this volume features 770 basic phrases that cover most everyday situations. Subjects include travel and transportation; shopping and stores; food; medical and emergency situations; entertainment; and postal, banking, and other services. Includes a phonetic pronunciation guide and an index. View more info

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501 English Verbs

By: English/Beyer, Thomas R

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 9780764103049

ISBN: 0764103040

Condition: USED


501 English Verbs gives the conjugations or conjugated forms of the irregular and regular verbs most frequently used in speech and writing. Each verb is presented alphabetically, one verb per page, with the page head showing the verb in its infinitive form. The verb's principal parts are then given in active and passive voices above a table format in which the verb is listed in its first-, second-, and third-person singular and plural forms in all tenses. View more info

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Lonely Planet Farsi (Persian) Phrasebook (Lonely Planet Phrasebooks)

By: Farsi/Lonely Planet

Price: $2.50

Publisher: LONELY PLANET PUB:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9781741040609

ISBN: 1741040604

Condition: USED


Over 70 million people speak Farsi in Iran - why not make it 70 million and one? This evocative 3000-year-old language (called Farsi in Iran and Persian elsewhere) is yours for the talking when you grab this handy, comprehensive phrasebook.3500-word two-way dictionary Guide to pronunciation and grammarUnderstand the difference between written and spoken Farsi Practicalities - how to catch a bus, find a dentist or buy a movie ticket Lonely Planet gets you to the heart of a place. Our job is to make amazing travel experiences happen. We visit the places we write a... View more info

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Hide This French Book

By: French/Berlitz

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 7/7/2012

Seller ID: 9789812464293

ISBN: 9812464298

Condition: USED


It's not the French you learned in school. Learn the lingo on: Love, Sex, Extreme Sports, Video Games, Fashion, Body and Gross Bodily Functions, Internet, Text Messaging, Gossip, Entertainment, and Partying. Also exposed in Hide This Book are hilarious language mishaps, social trends, and cool cultural features. Thermometers indicate how "hot" language is, so you know when an expression is totally offensive, completely inappropriate and downright nasty Hear the foreign language online, or download the audio to you iPod(R) or MP3 player. Entertaining as well as enlightening, this is one langua... View more info

2001 French and English Idioms

By: French/Denoue, Francois

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 11/3/2015

Seller ID: 9780812004359

ISBN: 0812004353

Condition: USED


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Collins-Robert French-English, English-French Dictionary

By: French/Harper

Price: $6.50

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780062755216

ISBN: 0062755218

Condition: USED


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