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?”

Cooking with Classifiers (Simultaneous)

Image of poached salmon on a plate with dill and white sauce with silverware beside the fishDeveloped by Roberto Santiago

Competencies Addressed:  Depiction in ASL

Time Required for Activity: 40-60 mins

Approach: Simultaneous Interpreting

Objective: 

To determine and incorporate locative, descriptive and instrument classifiers in simultaneous interpreting.

In this activity, […]

By | 2018-03-22T01:07:49+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Simultaneous Interpreting, Activity, Interpreter, Intermediate, Depiction, 40 mins|Comments Off on Cooking with Classifiers (Simultaneous)

Cooking with Classifiers (Language)

Image of poached salmon on a plate with dill and white sauce with silverware beside the fishOriginally developed by Roberto Santiago

Competencies Addressed:  Depiction in ASL

Time Required for Activity: 40-60 mins

Approach:  Language focus

Objective:  To determine and incorporate locative, descriptive and instrument classifiers in ASL.

In this activity, […]

By | 2018-03-22T01:08:02+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Language focus, Activity, Interpreter, Novice, Depiction, 40 mins|Comments Off on Cooking with Classifiers (Language)

Cooking with Classifiers (Consecutive)

Image of poached salmon on a plate with dill and white sauce with silverware beside the fishDeveloped by Roberto Santiago

Competencies Addressed:  Depiction in ASL

Time Required for Activity: 40-60 mins

Approach: Consecutive Interpreting

Objective: 

To determine and incorporate locative, descriptive and instrument classifiers in consecutive interpreting.

In this activity, […]

By | 2018-03-22T01:08:26+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Consecutive Interpreting, Activity, Interpreter, Intermediate, Depiction, 40 mins|Comments Off on Cooking with Classifiers (Consecutive)

Learning about Spatial Structuring and Message Coherence in “Paul Dudis”

Paul Dudis introduces the Gallaudet Department of LinguisticsDeveloped 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 […]

By | 2017-11-01T21:38:50+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Activity, Interpreter, Intermediate, 20 mins, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Learning about Spatial Structuring and Message Coherence in “Paul Dudis”

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”

Learning about Message Coherence in “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 | 2017-11-01T19:16:39+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Activity, Interpreter, Intermediate, 30 mins, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Learning about Message Coherence in “What’s The Best Age To Learn A Second Language?”

Learning about ASL Semantics “Sexist Sign?”

Jay Krieger on sexist signsDeveloped 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 […]

By | 2017-11-01T19:17:19+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Activity, Interpreter, 10 mins, Intermediate|Comments Off on Learning about ASL Semantics “Sexist Sign?”

Learning about depiction in ASL in “Neil deGrasse Tyson: Want Scientifically Literate Children?” – Re-telling

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 […]

By | 2018-03-28T21:02:01+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Language focus, Activity, Interpreter, Novice, Depiction, 20 mins, English to ASL, Summarization|Comments Off on Learning about depiction in ASL in “Neil deGrasse Tyson: Want Scientifically Literate Children?” – Re-telling

Learning about fingerspelling in “Meet Roberta Cordano, The First Female, Deaf President Of Gallaudet University”

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed:  Fingerspelling

Time Required for Activity: 10 mins

Objective: To improve fingerspelling reception from an ASL text.

In this video, Roberta “Bobbi” Cordano is interviewed about being the president of Gallaudet University.

Prediction

You will watch a video in which Roberta “Bobbi” Cordano […]

By | 2018-02-19T18:37:31+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Activity, Interpreter, 10 mins, Intermediate, Receptive Fingerspelling|Comments Off on Learning about fingerspelling in “Meet Roberta Cordano, The First Female, Deaf President Of Gallaudet University”