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The Linguistics of British Sign Language: An Introduction Rachel Sutton-Spence

The Linguistics of British Sign Language: An Introduction

Rachel Sutton-Spence

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ISBN : 9780521631426
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324 pages
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This is the first textbook dealing specifically with British sign linguistics. It provides essential support for learners of British Sign Language and others interested in the structure and use of BSL, and assumes no previous knowledge of linguisticsMoreThis is the first textbook dealing specifically with British sign linguistics. It provides essential support for learners of British Sign Language and others interested in the structure and use of BSL, and assumes no previous knowledge of linguistics and sign language. Technical terms and linguistic jargon are kept to a minimum. The book contains over three hundred illustrations and an index of signs and sign phrases. There are also exercises and a reading list for further independent study.