The Auslan Dictionary: For Teachers, Parents and Professionals Pocket Edition

By: Lee Bilby

Price: $54.95

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The Auslan Dictionary for Teachers, Parents and Professionals : 2012 Pocket edition. Released 2015, this 2012 edition of The Auslan Dictionary for Teachers Parents and professionals includes over 2100 signs! Each with detailed descriptions of how signs are performed, context and regional usage notes; and alternative English words for the sign. In fact the first edition (in 2009) was the first ever Auslan Dictionary to identify contextual information. For example the two signs for 'can' - one meaning a can of drink the other used in the context 'I can do that'. Signs are presented in Alphabetical order and an extensive (5000+ word) index. What truly sets this edition apart is the 50+ page Introduction to Auslan. It's history; Linguistics and Lexicology. Including an introduction to Grammar and Tense; Signing Space; Emphasis and Classifiers; Formal vs Informal signing; Numerals, Ordinals, Dates and Times; and Fingerspelling. This book also explores Auslan Lexicology. Explaining the intricacies behind the meaning of signs; how Handshapes, Locations and Movements contribute meaning, and common sign families and evolutionary influences.

Title: The Auslan Dictionary: For Teachers, Parents and Professionals Pocket Edition

Author Name: Lee Bilby

Categories: Sign Language & Auslan, Sign Language & Auslan, Sign Language & Auslan, Sign Language & Auslan,

Edition: 2nd Edition

Publisher: Australia, Bilby Publishing: 2015

ISBN Number: 1921391839

ISBN Number 13: 9781921391835

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Size: 20.1 x 14.0 x 2.1 cm

Kg: 0.45 Kg

Seller ID: 001675

Keywords: Auslan Dictionary, Pocket Edition, Sign Language, Teachers, Parents, Professionals, Lee Bilby, 9781921391835, 1921391839