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?”

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”

Learning about specialized scientific knowledge and doing your own research/prep work in “How sugar affects the brain – Nicole Avena”

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed:  Specialized knowledge and other

Time Required for Activity: 30 mins

Objective: To learn about specialized knowledge (brain chemistry) and how to do prepare for such work ahead of time.

In this video, neuroscientist Dr. Nicole Avena explains how sugar affects the human […]

By | 2017-10-18T23:29:44+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Activity, Interpreter, Intermediate, 30 mins, Semantic Equivalence|Comments Off on Learning about specialized scientific knowledge and doing your own research/prep work in “How sugar affects the brain – Nicole Avena”

Learning about semantic equivalence in “Leader VS Activist”

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed:  ASL semantics

Time Required for Activity: 20 mins

Objective: To consider the possible English translations of a number of signs in an ASL text.

In this video, Tar Gillman compares and contrasts the terms ‘leader’ and ‘activist.’ In his VLOG, Tar uses […]

By | 2017-10-18T23:31:36+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Activity, Interpreter, Intermediate, 20 mins, Semantic Equivalence|Comments Off on Learning about semantic equivalence in “Leader VS Activist”

Learning about ASL semantics in “Wrong signs in ASL”

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed:  ASL semantics

Time Required for Activity: 15 mins

Objective: To identify the ASL semantics of three signs and how they might influence interpreting work.

In this video, Dr. Byron Bridges discusses three ‘wrong’ ASL signs. He urges adults who work with deaf children to help […]

By | 2017-10-18T23:33:10+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Activity, Interpreter, Intermediate, 15 mins, Semantic Equivalence|Comments Off on Learning about ASL semantics in “Wrong signs in ASL”

ASL to English: Immigrating from El Salvador – Summarize

Ana discusses her decision to move to the United States while growing up in El Salvador. Objectives: 1) to identify the main ideas in an ASL text; 2) to create an accurate English summary of an ASL text. Time: Approximately 15 minutes

By | 2017-10-18T23:38:24+00:00 March 20th, 2017|ASL to English, Activity, Interpreter, Intermediate, Resource Library, Depiction, 15 mins, Semantic Equivalence, Summarization|Comments Off on ASL to English: Immigrating from El Salvador – Summarize

ASL to English: Becoming a Citizen – Translation

In this video, Julio shares his experience of immigrating to the United States from Guatemala and going through the process of getting his green card and then becoming a citizen.

Objectives:

  • to identify the main ideas in an ASL text;
  • to create an accurate English translation of an […]
By | 2017-10-18T23:39:20+00:00 March 20th, 2017|ASL to English, Activity, Interpreter, Novice, Intermediate, Resource Library, Depiction, 30 mins, Semantic Equivalence, Translation|Comments Off on ASL to English: Becoming a Citizen – Translation

ASL to English: Interpret: The Beldon’s First Delivery

In this video, Egina and Jimmy discuss the birth of their first child.  (This video comes from All in Due Time:  Perspectives on Childbirth from Deaf Parents.)

Objectives:

  • to create an English interpretation with semantic equivalence for an ASL conversation;
  • to included fingerspelled items in an English interpretation

Time:

This activity will take approximately […]

By | 2017-09-19T12:54:43+00:00 March 20th, 2017|ASL to English, Activity, Interpreter, Intermediate, Depiction, 40 mins, Receptive Fingerspelling, Semantic Equivalence|Comments Off on ASL to English: Interpret: The Beldon’s First Delivery