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NAVIGATING THE BOOK
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Copyright © DEAFSIGN 2006 First published as an e-book 2006

ISBN 0 9542384 8 6 Published by Co-Sign Communications (DEAFSIGN) Publishers of the LET’S SIGN Series 16 Highfield Crescent, Hartburn, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 5HH Tel: 01642 580505 Fax: 01642 808959 email: cath@deafsign.com www.deafsign.com www.deafsign.com
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INTRODUCTION
Welcome to the first ebook of the LET’S SIGN Series Our print series of books, dictionaries, posters and flashcards has been developed with Deaf and hearing colleagues, families and professionals in deaf education and community to meet the growing demand for visually stimulating and colourful materials for BSL users including; * * * * * Deaf children Children with special needs Second language learners Children with communication problems Signing with babies and hearing children

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Alphabet Pictures

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Alphabet Signs

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Alphabet Letters

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Click on letters or pictures for charts and word 'apple' for description

A

a

a is for apple apple
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Click letters or pictures for charts and word 'butterfly' for description

B

b

b is for butterfly butterfly
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Click letters or pictures for charts and word 'cat' for description

C

c

c is for cat
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TERMS used in this ebook to describe them
FIST: The hand is tightly closed and the thumb is across the fingers. BUNCHED HAND: The finger ends and thumb are bunched together. CLOSED HAND: The hand is closed and the thumb is against the index finger. FLAT HAND: The fingers are straight and together. OPEN HAND: The fingers and thumb are straight and spread apart. CLAWED HAND: The fingers are extended and bent and spread apart. BENT HAND: The fingers are straight and together and bent at the palm knuckles. ‘C’ HAND: The hand is closed with index finger and thumb extended and curved in a ‘C’ shape. ‘O’ HAND: The tip of the index finger touches the tip of the thumb to form an ‘O’ shape.
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BASIC HANDSHAPES

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* Fingers are identified (from the thumb) as index, middle finger, ring finger and little finger. * Signs are drawn and described as right-handed with right hand written R. and left hand L.
‘L’ HAND: The hand is closed with the index finger and thumb extended in ‘L’ shape. ‘M’ HAND: The index, middle and ring fingers are extended, straight and held together. ‘N’ HAND: The index and middle fingers are extended, straight and held together. IRISH ‘T’ HAND: (From ‘T’ in Irish fingerspelling). The hand is closed with the index finger bent round the top of the thumb. ‘V’ HAND: The index and middle fingers are extended and spread apart. ‘Y’ HAND: The hand is closed with the little finger and thumb extended. FULL ‘C’ HAND: The thumb is curved and the fingers are held together and curved in a ‘C’ shape. FULL ‘O’ HAND: The tips of fingers and thumb are held together to form an ‘O’ shape.
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Apple Apple
Full ‘C’ hand twists upwards and forwards from the wrist in front of the mouth like taking a bite.

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Butterfly Butterfly
Hands are held crossed with thumbs interlocked. Hands bend from the wrists in flapping movements like wings.

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Cat Cat
Fingers flex into clawed hands as hands make short repeated outward movements from the sides of the mouth.

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