A Language in Space: The Story of Israeli Sign Language by Irit Meir,Wendy Sandler

By Irit Meir,Wendy Sandler

This English version of A Language in area: the tale of Israeli signal Language, which bought the Bahat Award for many striking ebook for a normal viewers in its Hebrew variation, is an advent to signal language utilizing Israeli signal Language (ISL) as a version. Authors Irit Meir and Wendy Sandler provide a glimpse right into a variety of interesting descriptions of the ISL neighborhood 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 interesting learn, A Language in area addresses appropriate features of signal language, together with the main summary questions and concerns relating to society and group. Divided into 3 elements, the e-book covers:

  • the linguistic constitution of Israeli signal Language;

  • the language and its neighborhood; and

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

This e-book is meant for linguists (with or with no history in signal language), psychologists, sociologists, educators, scholars, and an individual with an curiosity within the human means for language.

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