|About the Book|
Having spent several years learning to sign, and reaching stage III in British sign language, I eventually realised that there were some clever ways of making the learning process easier. Had I known these tips at the outset, learning would not haveMoreHaving spent several years learning to sign, and reaching stage III in British sign language, I eventually realised that there were some clever ways of making the learning process easier. Had I known these tips at the outset, learning would not have extended over so long a period, so this book is designed to help the student of sign language understand some very important facts about this method of communication, before stepping into that very first and somewhat frightening experience with a teacher who speaks another language. This book does not therefore teach signs but gives you an understanding of how to make the learning process more logical and therefore easier to learn.During the course of learning signs, you will find yourself wondering how you can save this information- after all, you can’t write the sign information down and it would take too long to draw each one. The tips in this book include directional signs, is there a sign for every word, explanations for handshapes and placement, using past and future tenses, when will you be ready to talk to sign language users and more … . Maybe this list of information doesnt yet mean anything to you but it will prove to be the root of your expected learning and will give you a head start to your new, and very different, understanding of vocabulary and grammar..Buy this book now, as it will help you compartmentalise some of the signs you will learn and will help you understand why you really do have a full vocabulary at your fingertips! These tips will help the student of British, American or any other sign language, as they refer solely to the technique of the language itself and not the signs.