Learning about ASL Semantics “Sexist Sign?”

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed:  ASL semantics

Time Required for Activity: 10 mins

Objective: 

To learn about ASL semantics of a particular ASL sign and consider how to interpret discussion of this sign into English.

In this short video, Jay Krieger asks whether a particular ASL sign is sexist. […]

By | 2018-04-20T01:01:17+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Language focus, ASL to English, Activity, Interpreter, Novice, 10 mins, Cultural Competency, Semantic Equivalence|Comments Off on Learning about ASL Semantics “Sexist Sign?”

Learning about prediction skills in “The Mask You Live In”

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed: Prediction, Cultural Competency

Time Required for Activity: 15 mins

Objective: 

To consider the possible English translations of a number of signs in an ASL text.

In this video, AJ Williams provides an update about a community screening of “The Mask You Live […]

By | 2018-03-28T20:43:51+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Language focus, ASL to English, Activity, Novice, Cultural Competency, 15 mins|Comments Off on Learning about prediction skills in “The Mask You Live In”

Learning about Comprehending Foreign Signers in “Cultural Heritage Vignettes ASL Part II”

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed: Cultural Competency

Time Required for Activity: 20 mins

Objective: 

To learn about Comprehending Foreign Signers from an ASL text.

In this video, Mr. Hongyu Xu, introduces viewers to the Chinese martial art of Taijiquan.

Prediction

You will watch a video in which Mr. […]

By | 2018-03-28T20:39:02+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Language focus, ASL to English, Activity, Novice, Cultural Competency, 20 mins|Comments Off on Learning about Comprehending Foreign Signers in “Cultural Heritage Vignettes ASL Part II”

Cooking with Classifiers (Language)

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

Competencies Addressed:  Depiction in ASL

Time Required for Activity: 40-60 mins

Approach:  Language focus

Objective:  To determine and incorporate locative, descriptive and instrument classifiers in ASL.

In this activity, […]

By | 2018-03-22T01:08:02+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Language focus, Activity, Interpreter, Novice, Depiction, 40 mins|Comments Off on Cooking with Classifiers (Language)

Learning about depiction in ASL in “Neil deGrasse Tyson: Want Scientifically Literate Children?” – Re-telling

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed:  Depiction in ASL

Time Required for Activity: 20 mins

Objective: To practice production of depiction when interpreting in ASL (specifically roleshift/constructed action & dialogue)

In this video, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson shares his ideas about how to help children become scientifically literate. In […]

By | 2018-03-28T21:02:01+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Language focus, Activity, Interpreter, Novice, Depiction, 20 mins, English to ASL, Summarization|Comments Off on Learning about depiction in ASL in “Neil deGrasse Tyson: Want Scientifically Literate Children?” – Re-telling