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 of the National Black Deaf Advocates explains that Black ASL is not what you think it is.

  • What do you think she will share in this 1:41 video?
  • What do you already know about Black ASL?

Simultaneously Interpret the Video

Depending on your need for preparation, you can either preview the video or start with simultaneously interpreting the video.

View view and interpret. (Video will open in pop-up window.

Check Your Work

This is the transcript created from the YouTube page hosted by Convo Relay service.

Simultaneously Interpret the Video Again

Now that you have seen the transription, return to the video and interpret it again.

View view and interpret. (Video will open in pop-up window.

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