Learning about Black ASL

A Black woman wearing a maroon and black dress smiles. Graphics: "A Native BASL user"Developed by Doug Bowen-Bailey

Competencies Addressed:  Simultaneous interpreting

Time Required for Activity: 15 mins

Objective: 

To simultaneous interpret a video text explaining about Black ASL.

In this video, Evon Black, the president of the National Black Deaf Advocates, explains about Black ASL.

Prediction

You will watch a video in which the president […]

By | 2018-10-20T01:18:50+00:00 August 4th, 2018|Message Coherence|Comments Off on Learning about Black ASL

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.

In this video, Nyla explains her various experiences working with interpreters.

This […]

By | 2018-10-20T01:18:50+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Activity, Discourse Mapping, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Consecutive Interpreting an Explanatory text – “Experiences with Interpreters”

Discourse Mapping 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:  Discourse mapping; Comprehension: ASL discourse

Time Required for Activity: 40 mins

Objective: 

To create a discourse map of a video text explaining about one person’s experiences working with interpreters.

In this video, Nyla explains her various experiences working with interpreters.

By | 2018-10-20T01:18:50+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Activity, Discourse Mapping, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Discourse Mapping an Explanatory text – “Experiences with Interpreters”

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.

The activity in this post is based on:

Winston, E.A. & Monikowski, C.M. “Discourse Mapping: Developing Textual Coherence […]

By | 2018-10-20T01:18:50+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Activity, Discourse Mapping, 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, Dr. Sapna Parikh discusses the process of language acquisition, focusing on second language acquisition […]

By | 2018-10-20T01:18:50+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Discourse Mapping, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Practice Message Coherence with Consecutive Interpreting in “What’s The Best Age To Learn A Second Language?”

Message Coherence in “Why We Need Universal Design”

Transcript of English Interpretation

Hello, it’s great to be here. You might be noticing that I have a female voice that’s speaking for me right now. That’s because my interpreter is a woman. If I could have chosen if I could have picked anyone for tonight I […]

By | 2018-10-20T01:18:50+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Message Coherence|Comments Off on Message Coherence in “Why We Need Universal Design”

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. In his short explanation, Dr. Tyson describes a number of ideas which may evoke […]

By | 2018-10-20T01:25:03+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Depiction, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Learning about depiction in ASL in “Neil deGrasse Tyson: Want Scientifically Literate Children?” – Simultaneous

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 watch a video in which Aaron Patzer, CEO of Mint, offers some tips to […]

By | 2018-10-20T01:30:48+00:00 March 27th, 2018|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 a video in which Lizzie Sorkin, Director of Communications at the National Association of […]

By | 2018-10-20T18:38:51+00:00 March 27th, 2018|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 which Dr. Paul Dudis, Professor in the Department of Linguistics at Gallaudet, introduces viewers […]

By | 2018-10-20T18:46:15+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Message Coherence|Comments Off on Learning about Spatial Structuring and Message Coherence in “Paul Dudis”