American Sign Language: A Student Text
Cokely, D., & Baker, C. (1991). American Sign Language: A Student Text (Units 1-9).
Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.
This 178-page softcover book helps students acquire conversational competence in ASL. The book uses line drawings to illustrate individual signs. Videotapes of these units and two additional texts (units 10-18 and 19-27) for students are available. Also available are ASL: A Teacher's Resource Text on Grammar and Culture and ASL: A Teacher’s Resource Text on Curriculum, Methods and Evaluation.