An Activity for Working from ASL to English

Developed by Doug Bowen-BaileySpiral that shows learning moving from Working with Object, Working with Resource, and then working with self

Competencies Addressed:  ASL to English interpretation (A variety of competencies can be selected as a focus)

Time Required for Activity: 20 – 40 mins

Objective: 

To create an English interpretation/translation for an […]

Consecutive Interpreting an Explanatory text – “Experiences with Interpreters”

A black woman wearing grey long-sleeve shirt holders her hands up with palms facing toward her face ready to signDeveloped by Doug Bowen-Bailey

Competencies Addressed:  Production: English discourse; Comprehension: ASL discourse

Time Required for Activity: 20 mins

Objective: 

To consecutively interpret a video text explaining about one person’s experiences working with interpreters.

By | 2018-08-01T19:19:35+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Consecutive Interpreting, Comprehension: ASL Discourse, Production: English Discourse, Knowledge-Rich, ASL to English, Activity, Novice, Discourse Mapping, 40 mins, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Consecutive Interpreting an Explanatory text – “Experiences with Interpreters”

Practice Message Coherence with Consecutive Interpreting in “What’s The Best Age To Learn A Second Language?”

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed:

  • Message coherence
  • Consecutive interpreting
  • Discourse mapping
  • Use of Space

Time Required for Activity: 30 mins

Objective: 

To practice spatial structuring in an ASL text.To improve message coherence when interpreting a fast and challenging English text into American Sign Language.

In this video, […]

By | 2018-07-19T23:59:32+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Consecutive Interpreting, Use of Space, Interpreting: English to ASL, Knowledge-Rich, Activity, Novice, Discourse Mapping, 30 mins, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Practice Message Coherence with Consecutive Interpreting in “What’s The Best Age To Learn A Second Language?”

Analyzing semantic equivalence in “Stacey Abrams Win and Connection to Deaf Community”

English Transcript

Hello, welcome to the Daily Moth! It is Thursday, May 24.
Tuesday was the primary elections for several states, and the spotlight is on Stacey Abrams, who won the Democratic nomination to run against the Republican nominee for state governor in November. Abrams […]

By | 2018-07-13T01:35:49+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Consecutive Interpreting, Simultaneous Interpreting, ASL Lexicon, Interpreting: English to ASL, Activity, Hearing interpreter, Novice, 20 mins|Comments Off on Analyzing semantic equivalence in “Stacey Abrams Win and Connection to Deaf Community”

Consecutive Interpretation for “How sugar affects the brain”

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed: Specialized knowledge and other

Time Required for Activity: 30 mins

Objective: 

To learn about specialized knowledge (brain chemistry) and how to do prepare for such work ahead of time.

In this video, neuroscientist Dr. Nicole Avena explains how sugar affects the human brain.

By | 2018-07-12T18:45:58+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Consecutive Interpreting, Classifiers, ASL Grammar, Use of Space, Interpreting: English to ASL, Knowledge-Rich, Activity, Hearing interpreter, Intermediate, Depiction, English to ASL, 40 mins|Comments Off on Consecutive Interpretation for “How sugar affects the brain”

Learning about Chunking Skills “Three Basic Principles of Personal Finance”

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed: Chunking skills/Spatial Structuring

Time Required for Activity: 20 mins

Objective: 

To learn about Chunking Skills from an English text.

In this video, Aaron Patzer provides a short introduction to personal finance management.

Preparation

You will […]

By | 2018-03-28T20:30:59+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Consecutive Interpreting, Activity, Novice, 20 mins, English to ASL, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Learning about Chunking Skills “Three Basic Principles of Personal Finance”

Cooking with Classifiers (Consecutive)

Image of poached salmon on a plate with dill and white sauce with silverware beside the fishDeveloped by Roberto Santiago

Competencies Addressed:  Depiction in ASL

Time Required for Activity: 40-60 mins

Approach: Consecutive Interpreting

Objective: 

To determine and incorporate locative, descriptive and instrument classifiers in consecutive interpreting.

In this activity, […]

By | 2018-03-22T01:08:26+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Consecutive Interpreting, Activity, Hearing interpreter, Intermediate, Depiction, 40 mins|Comments Off on Cooking with Classifiers (Consecutive)