Building Cross-Cultural Competency in Simultaneous Interpreting

a brown-skinned man sits in a white chair wears a black short sleeved shirt and a bandana on his head - signing "Meet" Developed by ASL Flurry 

Competencies Addressed:

  • message coherence
  • spatial structuring/discourse mapping
  • depiction in ASL
  • semantic equivalence
  • Comprehension: ASL Discourse (Taylor, 2002)
    • Skill 13: ASL referencing is interpreted accurately (especially when gender is not […]
By |2019-02-05T20:59:06+00:00February 5th, 2019|Cultural Competency, Resource Library, Depiction, Message Coherence, Semantic Equivalence|Comments Off on Building Cross-Cultural Competency in Simultaneous Interpreting

Simultaneous Interpreting: South African Margaritas

A white woman with short salt and pepper hair wears a black shirt in front of a grey background speaking in English. The CATIE Center logo is in the lower right corner of the screen. Developed by ASL Flurry 

Competencies Addressed:

  • message coherence
  • spatial structuring/discourse mapping
  • depiction in ASL
  • Use of Space
    • Structure space accurately in relation to the environment that is […]
By |2019-02-02T16:06:37+00:00December 5th, 2018|Resource Library, Depiction, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Simultaneous Interpreting: South African Margaritas

Simultaneous Interpreting: Congress Avenue Bridge (English to ASL)

An African-American woman with long braids is wearing a short-sleeve blue shirt and sitting in front of a blue-grey background speaking in English for the video. The CATIE Center logo is in the lower right corner of the screen Developed by ASL Flurry 

Competencies Addressed:

  • message coherence
  • spatial structuring/discourse mapping
  • depiction in ASL
  • Use of Classifiers
    • semantic classifiers (Taylor, 2017: 4.2)
    • descriptive […]
By |2019-02-02T16:10:14+00:00December 4th, 2018|Resource Library, Depiction, Discourse Mapping, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Simultaneous Interpreting: Congress Avenue Bridge (English to ASL)

Simultaneous Interpreting: Bullet-Proof Backpacks (Part 3)

A woman with light brown skin and dark brown long hair wearing a grey suit coat stands in front of a light grey background and speaks. Developed by ASL Flurry 

Competencies Addressed:

  • message coherence
  • depiction in ASL
  • Use of Classifiers
    • semantic classifiers (Taylor, 2017: 4.2)
    • descriptive classifiers (Taylor, 2017: 4.3)
    • locative classifiers (Taylor, 2017: 4.4)
    • body and body part classifiers (Taylor, 2017: 4.5)
    • instrument […]
By |2019-02-02T16:20:16+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Resource Library, Depiction, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Simultaneous Interpreting: Bullet-Proof Backpacks (Part 3)

Simultaneous Interpreting: Bullet-Proof Backpacks (Part 2)

Developed by ASL Flurry A woman with light brown skin and dark brown long hair wearing a grey suit coat stands in front of a light grey background and speaks.

Competencies Addressed:

  • message coherence
  • depiction in ASL
  • Use of Classifiers
    • semantic classifiers (Taylor, 2017: 4.2)
    • descriptive classifiers (Taylor, 2017: 4.3)
    • locative classifiers (Taylor, 2017: 4.4)
    • body and body part classifiers (Taylor, 2017: 4.5)
    • instrument […]
By |2019-02-02T16:23:26+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Resource Library, Depiction, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Simultaneous Interpreting: Bullet-Proof Backpacks (Part 2)

Simultaneous Interpreting: Bullet-Proof Backpacks (Part 1)

A woman with light brown skin and dark brown long hair wearing a grey suit coat stands in front of a light grey background and speaks. Developed by ASL Flurry 

Competencies Addressed:

  • message coherence
  • depiction in ASL
  • Use of Classifiers
    • semantic classifiers (Taylor, 2017: 4.2)
    • descriptive classifiers (Taylor, 2017: 4.3)
    • locative classifiers (Taylor, 2017: 4.4)
    • body and body part classifiers (Taylor, 2017: 4.5)
    • instrument […]
By |2019-02-02T16:25:58+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Resource Library, Depiction, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Simultaneous Interpreting: Bullet-Proof Backpacks (Part 1)

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 |2019-02-02T12:52:37+00:00August 4th, 2018|Resource Library, 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 |2019-02-02T12:53:01+00:00July 30th, 2018|Activity, Resource Library, 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 |2019-02-02T12:53:10+00:00July 30th, 2018|Activity, Resource Library, 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 |2019-02-02T12:54:00+00:00July 19th, 2018|Activity, Resource Library, Discourse Mapping, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Discourse Mapping a Procedural text – “How to Cook with Cast Iron”