Signed English For the Classroom

By Karen L. Saulnier

Categories: Signed English
Imprint: Gallaudet University Press
Paperback : 9780913580370, 73 pages, January 1975
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Signed English for the Classroom provides teachers with the background needed to understand the structure and methods of English Signing. A basic vocabulary of words commonly used in the classroom is presented, including calendar words, children’s phrases, classroom items and phrases, monetary signs, colors, and other common vocabulary. This manual will provide teachers with the foundations of signing skills to enable them to work with deaf or hard of hearing students.


Harry Bornstein is the former director of the Gallaudet Signed English Project and is now a consultant in San Francisco, CA.

Karen L. Saulnier is a former research associate at the Center for Studies in Education and Human Development at Gallaudet University.