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International Signs

Selected Signs Around the World
Summary: 

The purpose of this tape is to illustrate the signs for shoes, sandals, tomatoes, eggs, flowers, apple, wrapped hard candy, television, cheese, hot dog, fireman, onions, carrots and socks used by people in the following 16 countries: Australia, Chile, Dominican Republic, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Namibia, Pakistan, Quebec, Sweden, Thailand, U.S.A. and U.S.S.R. One or more people from each country will present the sign concept for each picture presented before proceeding to the next one.

Author: 
Dennis Cokely
Imprint: 
Burtonsville, MD: Sign Media, Inc., 1990, 2012
Signs Around the World: Quebec, Canada, India and United States
Summary: 

Each of the individual countries in this series features male and female Deaf signers. Each country tape has three sections: a personal introduction section; a vocabulary section (pictures are shown to the signers after which they give the sign); and a narrative section (a videotaped ASL story is shown to the signers which they are asked to repeat in their native sign language).

Author: 
Dennis Cokely
Imprint: 
Burtonsville, MD : Sign Media, Inc. , 2012
Alphabets Around the World
Summary: 

Provides a sample of various manual alphabets used in 18 selected countries around the world. It illustrates some of the differences and similarities between them. Each of the individuals featured in this tape is Deaf and is from the country indicated. Each alphabet is presented 3 times - once at full speed, once in slow motion and again at full speed. Prior knowledge of a given countries’ alphabet would be useful. Alphabets from the following countries are included: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Dominican Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Chana, Italy, Japan, Namibia, Pakistan, Quebec, Thailand, United States, U.S.S.R., and Venezuela.

Author: 
Dennis Cokely
Imprint: 
Burtonsville, MD: Sign Media, Inc., 1990, 2012
Signs Around the World: Australia, France and Thailand
Summary: 

Each of the individual countries in this series features male and female Deaf signers. Each country tape has three sections: a personal introduction section; a vocabulary section (pictures are shown to the signers after which they give the sign); and a narrative section (a videotaped ASL story is shown to the signers which they are asked to repeat in their native sign language).

Author: 
Dennis Cokely
Imprint: 
Burtonsville, MD : Sign Media, Inc. , 2012
Signs Around the World: Japan, Italy and Finland
Summary: 

Each of the individual countries in this series features male and female Deaf signers. Each country tape has three sections: a personal introduction section; a vocabulary section (pictures are shown to the signers after which they give the sign); and a narrative section (a videotaped ASL story is shown to the signers which they are asked to repeat in their native sign language).

Author: 
Dennis Cokely
Imprint: 
Burtonsville, MD : Sign Media, Inc. , 2012
Colors Around the World
Summary: 

The purpose of this tape is to illustrate some signs for selected colors used by Deaf people in 16 different countries around the world. All signers will demonstrate the citation form of the sign for a given color before proceeding to the next color. The colors featured are: red, white, yellow, brown, black, orange, silver, gold, dark blue, light blue, pink, dark green, light green, purple and gray. The countries represented are Australia, Chilie, Dominican Republic, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Namibia, Pakistan, Quebec, Sweden, Thailand, U.S.A. and U.S.S.R.

Author: 
Dennis Cokely
Imprint: 
Burtonsville, MD: Sign Media, Inc., 1990, 2012
Countries Around the World
Summary: 

This tape presents signs used by Deaf people in different countries to refer to their country. Signs were compiled through interviews with Deaf people from different countries, foreign Sign Language interpreters, members of the U.S. Deaf Olympic team, and participants at the “Deaf Way.” Please note: there may be regional or geo-political variations of signs within a given country that differ from the signs presented on this tape. The country signs are presented in geographic groupings.

Author: 
Adan Penilla
Imprint: 
Burtonsville, MD: Sign Media, Inc., 1991
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