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By Irit Meir,Wendy Sandler

ISBN-10: 080585570X

ISBN-13: 9780805855708

ISBN-10: 080586265X

ISBN-13: 9780805862652

This English version of A Language in house: the tale of Israeli signal Language, which obtained the Bahat Award for many remarkable booklet for a basic viewers in its Hebrew version, is an advent to signal language utilizing Israeli signal Language (ISL) as a version. Authors Irit Meir and Wendy Sandler supply a glimpse right into a variety of interesting descriptions of the ISL group to which linguists and different researchers would possibly not have entry. An underlying premise of the e-book is that language is a psychological procedure with common houses, and that language lives via people.

A transparent and fascinating learn, A Language in area addresses proper facets of signal language, together with the main summary questions and concerns with regards to society and neighborhood. Divided into 3 elements, the ebook covers:

  • the linguistic constitution of Israeli signal Language;

  • the language and its group; and

  • a vast depiction of ISL and the contribution of signal language examine to linguistic theory.

This publication is meant for linguists (with or with no historical past in signal language), psychologists, sociologists, educators, scholars, and a person with an curiosity within the human skill for language.

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