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. […]

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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 Cultural Competency and Formal Register in ASL in “Gallaudet SBG’s Open Letter to Alexander Graham Bell Association”

SBG Open letter to AGBDeveloped by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed:  Cultural Comptency, Register

Time Required for Activity: 15 mins

Objective: 

To learn about cultural competency and formal register use in ASL by watching an ASL text.

In this video, student leaders of the Gallaudet University Student Body Government (SBG) […]

By | 2017-11-01T19:32:22+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Activity, Interpreter, Intermediate, Cultural Competency, 30 mins|Comments Off on Learning about Cultural Competency and Formal Register in ASL in “Gallaudet SBG’s Open Letter to Alexander Graham Bell Association”

Working Together: Interpreting Issues in the African American/Black Community – Anthony Aramburo

Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Series:”Working Together: Interpreting Issues in the AfricanAmerican/Black Community” Anthony Aramburo, Presenter[Videotape].El Paso, TX: El Paso Community College. TRT 26:51 Spoken English with OpenCaptions.

Segment One:”An Educational Path to Interpreting'”‘

Segment Two:”History of NAOBI – Anthony Aramburo, President

Segment Three: “WorkingTogether:Interpreting Issues in the African American/BlackCommunity”

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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

The Legacy of Eliza Taylor

Region VI Interpreter Education Program (1999). The Legacy of Eliza Taylor [Videotape].
Little Rock, AR: University of Little Rock Arkansas.

This project was co-sponsored with UALR who produced and disseminated the videotape.

By | 2017-10-30T16:34:40+00:00 October 30th, 2017|ASL to English, Educator, Cultural Competency, Video|Comments Off on The Legacy of Eliza Taylor

Mexican American and Mexican National Deaf Language Samples Tape 2

National Multicultural Interpreter Project (2000). Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Series: Mexican American and Mexican National Deaf Language Samples Tape 2 [Videotape]. El Paso, TX: El Paso Community College. (TRT: 47.00) Lenguaje de Señas Mexicano LSM Samples)

This videotape is the life experiences of Francisco Alvarez and Beatrice Zuniga who are LSM users and code-switching in English. […]

By | 2017-10-27T21:29:57+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Educator, Cultural Competency, Video|Comments Off on Mexican American and Mexican National Deaf Language Samples Tape 2

Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Series: Mexican Geographical Signs

National Multicultural Interpreter Project (2000). Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Series: Mexican Geographical Signs with Victor Manuel Palma, LSM Language model. [Videotape]. El Paso, TX: El Paso Community College. (TRT: 12.30)

Mexican Sign Language -Lenguaje de Señas Mexicano LSM signs only. This is a signed demonstration of the states and capitol cities of Mexico. A listing of […]

By | 2017-10-30T17:07:37+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Educator, Cultural Competency, Video|Comments Off on Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Series: Mexican Geographical Signs

Mexican American and Mexican National Deaf Language Samples Tape 1

National Multicultural Interpreter Project (2000). Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Series: Mexican American and Mexican National Deaf Language Samples Tape 1 [Videotape]. El Paso, TX: El Paso Community College. (TRT: 37:00) ASL only Language Samples.

These are biographical anecdotes divided into shorter narrative segments from a Mexican National and Mexican American experience. Segments […]

By | 2017-10-27T21:26:39+00:00 October 27th, 2017|ASL to English, Educator, Cultural Competency, Video|Comments Off on Mexican American and Mexican National Deaf Language Samples Tape 1