Italian Sign Language

Italian Sign Language

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Italian Sign Language or ISL (Lingua dei Segni Italiana, or LIS) is the visual language employed by deaf people in Italy. Deep analysis of it began in the 1980s, along the lines of William Stokoe's research on American Sign Language in the 1960s. Until recently, most of the studies about Italian Sign Language have dealt with its phonology and vocabulary. According to the European Union for the Deaf, the majority of the 60,000 Deaf use ISL.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136573229
  • 9786136573229