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Sign Language and Linguistic Universals
Language: en
Pages: 547
Authors: Wendy Sandler, Diane Lillo-Martin, Diane Carolyn Lillo-Martin
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-02-02 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This 2006 study compares sign languages with spoken languages, in order to seek their shared universal properties.
Sign Language and Linguistic Universals
Language: en
Pages: 547
Authors: Wendy Sandler, Diane Lillo-Martin
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-02-02 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This 2006 study compares sign languages with spoken languages, in order to seek their shared universal properties.
Sign language and linguistic universals
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Susan D. Fischer
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1974 - Publisher:

Books about Sign language and linguistic universals
The Linguistics of Sign Languages
Language: en
Pages: 385
Authors: Anne Baker, Beppie Bogaerde, Trude Schermer, Roland Pfau
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-15 - Publisher:

How different are sign languages across the world? Are individual signs and signed sentences constructed in the same way across these languages? What are the rules for having a conversation in a sign language? How do children and adults learn a sign language? How are sign languages processed in the
Universal Grammar and American Sign Language
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: D.C. Lillo-Martin
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE American Sign Language (ASL) is the visual-gestural language used by most of the deaf community in the United States and parts of Canada. On the surface, this language (as all signed languages) seems radically different from the spoken languages which have been used to formulate theories of