American Sign Language Green Books, A Teacher's Resource Text on Grammar and Culture

By Charlotte Baker-Shenk & Dennis Cokely

Categories: American Sign Language Reference and Instruction
Imprint: Gallaudet University Press
Paperback : 9780930323844, 488 pages, April 1991
Ebook : 9781563681639, 485 pages, October 2009
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This volume of the American Sign Language series explains in-depth the grammar and structure of American Sign Language (ASL) while also presenting a description of the Deaf community in the United States. Written for teachers with minimal training in linguistics, it includes many illustrations, examples, and dialogues that also focus on specific aspects of the Deaf community.


Charlotte Baker-Shenk is a consultant on ASL linguistics and empowerment in Sharpsburg, MD.
Dennis Cokely is director of the American Sign Language Program and chair of the Department of Modern Languages at Northeastern University.