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 depiction in ASL in “Neil deGrasse Tyson: Want Scientifically Literate Children?” – Simultaneous

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. […]

By | 2018-03-28T20:52:24+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Simultaneous Interpreting, Activity, Novice, Depiction, 20 mins, English to ASL, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Learning about depiction in ASL in “Neil deGrasse Tyson: Want Scientifically Literate Children?” – Simultaneous

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”

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”

Learning about Informal Register in “#NAD2018 Call for Workshops”

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed: Spatial Structuring; Message Coherence

Time Required for Activity: 20 mins

Objective: 

To learn about Informal Register in an ASL text.

In this video, Lizzie Sorkin invites community members to submit proposals for workshops at the upcoming NAD biennial conference.

Prediction

You will watch […]

By | 2018-03-27T23:37:32+00:00 March 27th, 2018|ASL to English, Activity, Novice, 20 mins, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Learning about Informal Register in “#NAD2018 Call for Workshops”

Learning about Spatial Structuring and Message Coherence in “Paul Dudis”

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed: Spatial Structuring; Message Coherence

Time Required for Activity: 20 mins

Objective:  To learn about Spatial Structuring and Message Coherence from an ASL text.

In this video, Dr. Paul Dudis provides a short introduction to the Department of Linguistics at Gallaudet University.

Prediction

You will watch a video in […]

By | 2018-03-27T14:54:04+00:00 March 27th, 2018|ASL to English, Activity, Novice, 20 mins, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Learning about Spatial Structuring and Message Coherence in “Paul Dudis”

Learning about Message Coherence in “Riddle_Short bio”

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed: Message Coherence

Time Required for Activity: 15 mins

Objective: To learn about message coherence from an ASL text.

In this short video, Ms. Wanda Riddle, an American Sign Language researcher and educator, introduces herself.

Prediction

You will watch a video in […]

By | 2018-03-27T15:52:58+00:00 March 27th, 2018|ASL to English, Activity, Novice, 15 mins, Discourse Mapping, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Learning about Message Coherence in “Riddle_Short bio”

Analyzing “Leader VS Activist”

  • 0:06 – THROW-something
    • I would like to share my opinion about…
    • This is just my two cents.
    • I want to share my thoughts on…
  • 0:56 – ORDER++
    • A person who commands…
    • Someone who gives a lot of orders…
    • Somebody who gives directions to others…
  • 1:07 – INVOLVE
    • Anyone who is involved in a protest.
    • […]

By | 2018-03-27T14:44:49+00:00 March 27th, 2018|ASL to English, Activity, Novice, 20 mins, Semantic Equivalence|Comments Off on Analyzing “Leader VS Activist”

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)