Discourse Mapping a Procedural text – “How to Cook with Cast Iron”

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed:  Discourse mapping; Comprehension: English discourse

Time Required for Activity: 60 mins

Objective: 

To create a discourse map of a video text explaining how to clean and cook with cast iron skillets.

In this video, a narrator from YouTube cooking channel Tasty explains how to clean and cook with cast iron skillets.

Prediction

You […]

By | 2018-07-20T00:55:14+00:00 July 19th, 2018|English competency, Language focus, Activity, Novice, Discourse Mapping, English to ASL, 60 mins, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Discourse Mapping a Procedural text – “How to Cook with Cast Iron”

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?”

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”

Practice Discourse Mapping “What’s The Best Age To Learn A Second Language?”

Best way to learn a second language videoDeveloped by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed:  Message Coherence

Time Required for Activity: 30 mins

Objective:  To improve message coherence when interpreting a fast and challenging English text into American Sign Language.

In this video, Dr. Sapna Parikh discusses the process of […]

By | 2018-07-17T00:07:27+00:00 November 1st, 2017|English competency, Language focus, Production: English Discourse, Knowledge-Rich, Activity, Interpreter, Novice, Discourse Mapping, 30 mins, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Practice Discourse Mapping “What’s The Best Age To Learn A Second Language?”

Identifying Spatial Structuring in “MJ Bienvenu ASL Bio”

In this video, Dr. MJ Bienvenu introduces herself in ASL.

Activity developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed:  Spatial structuring and message coherence

Time Required for Activity: 20 mins

Objective(s): To identify spatial structuring in an ASL text.

Prediction

Dr. MJ Bienvenu introduces herself in this video and talks about her background as […]

By | 2018-07-12T16:26:31+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Language focus, Use of Space, Comprehension: ASL Discourse, Knowledge-Rich, Activity, Interpreter, Novice, Discourse Mapping, 20 mins|Comments Off on Identifying Spatial Structuring in “MJ Bienvenu ASL Bio”