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Sign Media, Inc

Overview
Works: 441 works in 720 publications in 2 languages and 5,315 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Phrase books  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Instructional television programs  Self-instruction  Educational films  History  Programmed instructional materials 
Roles: prn, fds
Classifications: HV2475, 419.7
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Most widely held works by Sign Media, Inc
The American Sign Language phrase book by Louie J Fant( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates sign language phrases for various topics, including health, family, school, sports, travel, religion, time, money, and food
An Introduction to the deaf community( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a basic overview of the culture of Deaf people and American sign language in America. Designed to debunk stereotypes, and provide information about national and international organizations of and for Deaf people
A Basic course in American sign language by Tom Humphries( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four deaf teachers and three hearing students provide a variety of models for the exercises in the text. Conversation tape presents spontaneous, unrehearsed conversations between four deaf adults, discussing such topics as mischievous behaviors of school children, travel experiences, deaf clubs, deaf people in different countries, and name signs
The preservation of American Sign Language( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Sign languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eight films are introduced with a biographical introduction to each of the eight signers. A segment of the film is shown followed by a comparison of some of the historically older signs appearing in the films with contemporary sign
American sign language phrase book by Louie J Fant( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Sign languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to illustrate sentences and vocabulary from chapters 3-17 of Lou Fant's American Sign Language Phrase Book. Presents each sentence twice with English translation displayed between
An Introduction to American deaf culture by Thomas K Holcomb( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Sign languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the various aspects of social interaction among deaf people, such as group membership and identity, the use of special vocabulary and some unique values of deaf people
American Sign Language : ABC stories( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in Sign languages and English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video presents deaf people doing "sign play" stories. In this case an ABC story uses letters of the manual alphabet, in alphabetical order, to tell a story
Working with a sign language interpreter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video discusses the role of sign language interpreters- their history, how to work with them in large and small group settings, their national registry, and other things
Tales from the green books( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of stories and narrative descriptions used in the series: American Sign Language. Falls Church, Va.: Sign Media, Inc., c1980
Poetry in motion by Ron Mann( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patrick Graybill creates and develops his poems in ASL. He presents several of his original poems and a translation of a poem entitled "Not Waving, but Drowning."
ASL numbers : developing your skills( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the rules and patterns of ASL's complex number systems. Each videotape deals with a category of numbers that will assist viewers in organizing the complex array of number patterns used in ASL. Features explanations and demonstrations of a variety of Deaf models signing numbers in context. Also contains practice drills for viewers to check comprehension and production
Fingerspelling practice tapes by Bea Lyons( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes slow and fast signing with proper names, geographic locations, and other useful miscellaneous items
An Introduction to American deaf culture : rules of social interaction by M. J Bienvenu( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on social interaction values, discussing group identity and cultural heritage. Demonstration of introductions, good-bys, and "attention getters" are role played. Correct use of the TTY (TDD) is discussed
Using your TTY/TDD( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how to set up and use telecommunications devices for the deaf, abbreviations and codes to use on the machine, and discusses phone etiquette
The interpreter's guide to life : 365 tips for interpreters ('don't wear black to a wedding' and other words of advice) by Jack Hoza( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The face of ASL( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series focus on developing accurate non-manual signals and markers used in ASL. Each tape contains descriptions and demonstrations of facial behavior in context and practice exercises
AIDS : overview and prevention( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Introduction to American deaf culture : values by M. J Bienvenu( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the unique values of deaf people
A Basic course in American sign language( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-two vocabulary lessons including the manual alphabet and numbers
Basic questions by Millard J Bienvenu( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This focuses on developing accurate non-manual signals and markers used in ASL, and includes descriptions and demonstrations of facial behavior in context and practice exercises
 
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The American Sign Language phrase book
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A Basic course in American sign languageAmerican sign language phrase book