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By Irit Meir,Wendy Sandler

This English version of A Language in area: the tale of Israeli signal Language, which acquired the Bahat Award for many remarkable e-book for a basic viewers in its Hebrew version, is an creation 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 attention-grabbing descriptions of the ISL neighborhood to which linguists and different researchers won't have entry. An underlying premise of the ebook 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 suitable points of signal language, together with the main summary questions and concerns regarding society and neighborhood. Divided into 3 components, the booklet 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 study to linguistic theory.

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

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