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 […]

By | 2018-08-06T17:13:42+00:00 August 4th, 2018|Simultaneous Interpreting, Comprehension: ASL Discourse, Knowledge-Rich, Activity, Novice, 15 mins, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Learning about Black ASL

Simultaneously Interpret 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; Simultaneous interpreting

Time Required for Activity: 15 mins

Objective: 

To simultaneous interpret a video text explaining about one person’s experiences working […]

By | 2018-08-01T19:18:30+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Simultaneous Interpreting, Comprehension: ASL Discourse, Knowledge-Rich, Activity, Novice, 15 mins, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Simultaneously Interpret an Explanatory text – “Experiences with Interpreters”

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”

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 […]

By | 2018-08-02T17:33:42+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Language focus, Comprehension: ASL Discourse, Activity, Novice, Discourse Mapping, 40 mins, 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 […]

By | 2018-08-02T17:34:51+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?”

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. […]

Spatial Structuring and Depiction in “Why We Need Universal Design”

Transcript of English Interpretation

Have you ever been in that situation?  Maybe you’re in a supermarket or you’re walking down a hallway and you’re walking towards a stranger coming the opposite direction and you start […]

By | 2018-07-13T20:23:32+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Language focus, Classifiers, Use of Space, Interpreting: English to ASL, Knowledge-Rich, Activity, Hearing interpreter, Novice, Depiction, 20 mins|Comments Off on Spatial Structuring and Depiction in “Why We Need Universal Design”

Spatial Structuring in “The 3,000 Year History of the Hoodie”

By | 2018-07-13T20:07:05+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Simultaneous Interpreting, Use of Space, Interpreting: English to ASL, Knowledge-Rich, Activity, Hearing interpreter, Novice, 20 mins|Comments Off on Spatial Structuring in “The 3,000 Year History of the Hoodie”

Analyzing semantic equivalence in “Stacey Abrams Win and Connection to Deaf Community”

English Transcript

Hello, welcome to the Daily Moth! It is Thursday, May 24.
Tuesday was the primary elections for several states, and the spotlight is on Stacey Abrams, who won the Democratic nomination to run against the Republican nominee for state governor in November. Abrams […]

By | 2018-07-13T01:35:49+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Consecutive Interpreting, Simultaneous Interpreting, ASL Lexicon, Interpreting: English to ASL, Activity, Hearing interpreter, Novice, 20 mins|Comments Off on Analyzing semantic equivalence in “Stacey Abrams Win and Connection to Deaf Community”