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”

Using Prediction Skills in Testimony re: VRI in Medical Settings

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed:  Cultural competency , prediction Skills, Comprehension: ASL discourse

Time Required for Activity: 10 mins

Objective: 

To use background knowledge and cultural competency to predict content in an ASL text.

In this video, Ronald Hartman provides testimony to a government official about his […]

By | 2018-07-12T16:46:11+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Language focus, Comprehension: ASL Lexicon, Comprehension: ASL Discourse, Knowledge-Lean, ASL to English, Activity, Hearing interpreter, Novice, 10 mins, Cultural Competency, Prediction|Comments Off on Using Prediction Skills in Testimony re: VRI in Medical Settings

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 | 2018-07-12T20:53:24+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Language focus, Comprehension: ASL Lexicon, Knowledge-Lean, ASL to English, Activity, Hearing 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 | 2018-07-12T17:45:16+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Language focus, Comprehension: ASL Lexicon, Comprehension: ASL Discourse, Knowledge-Lean, ASL to English, Activity, Hearing interpreter, 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 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”

Asian Values and Interpreting Issues – Jan Nishimura

National Multicultural Interpreter Project (2000).
Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Series: Asian Values and Interpreting Issues – Jan Nishimura [Videotape].
El Paso, TX: El PasoCommunityCollege. (TRT:68Spoken Englishand Open Captioned)

This is a lecture on Asian values and interpreting issues from the perspective of theNMIP Asian/Pacific Islander Team Leader – Jan Nishimura. The lecture material can […]

By | 2017-10-30T17:02:47+00:00 October 30th, 2017|ASL to English, Educator, Cultural Competency, Video|Comments Off on Asian Values and Interpreting Issues – Jan Nishimura