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Reading Between the Signs free pdf In this new third edition of READING BETWEEN THE SIGNS, Anna Mindess provides a perspective on a culture that is not widely understood: American Deaf culture. With the collaboration of three distinguished Deaf consultants, Mindess explores the implications of cultural differences at the intersection of the Deaf and hearing worlds. Used in sign language interpreter training programs worldwide, READING BETWEEN THE SIGNS is a resource for students, working interpreters and other professionals. This important new edition retains practical techniques that enable interpreters to effectively communicate their consumers intent, while its timely discussion of the interpreter's role is broadened in a cultural context. NEW TO THIS EDITION A new chapter explores the changing landscape of the interpreting field and discusses the concepts of Deafhood and Deaf heart. A new examination of the use of Deaf interpreters pays respect to our roots, details specific techniques and describes the benefits of working together.

About Anna Mindess

Anna Mindess has worked as a sign language interpreter in business, legal, educational, medical, video relay and performing arts settings for more than thirty years. A noted author, educator, consultant and trainer, she has presented lectures and workshops on cultural issues across the U.S. and internationally. She is co-creator, with Thomas K. Holcomb, of two DVDs: 'See What I Mean' and 'A Sign of Respect'.

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Author : Anna Mindess
Publisher : Nicholas Brealey Publishing Ltd
Data Published : 08 January 2015
ISBN : 194117602X
EAN : 9781941176023
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 333 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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