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Ready! Set! Sign! Review by Christine FieldMartin Noretsky
P.O. Box 6676
Arlington, VA 22206
Are you serious about learning sign language? This awesome CD set is complete, effective, and fun! In a series of 24 lessons, you begin with 100 signs you already know. Think about it. You already know some sign language, like shaking your head for yes or no. The course consists of over 1,250 signs, 1,750+ practice sentences, phrases, words and numbers, major grammar concepts, finger spelling, and numbers. An entire review lesson is presented at the halfway point in the course. A special feature is periodic information about deaf people and the deaf culture, which was particularly informative and interesting.
The presentation is interesting and varied, consisting of video clips, photos, animations and graphics. The creator of the program, Martin Noretsky, has an extensive background in deaf education.
This is a program the whole family can enjoy, as they learn sign language together. It is the finest presentation of this teaching that I have ever seen. All learning styles will click with this program. Check it out!