Interpreting about Compound Interest – English to ASL

Activity Summary: Practice creating an ASL interpretation of an explanation of how compound interest works.

Developed by Doug Bowen-Bailey

Competencies Addressed:  Numbers, Use of Space, ASL Grammar, Interpretation: English to ASL

Time Required for Activity: 40 mins

Objective: 

To incorporate effective ASL features of use of numbers, space, and ASL Grammar in an interpretation for a video explaining how compound interest works.

Prediction and Generation

2019-02-02T12:46:25-06:00October 24th, 2018|

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 talks about being the president of Gallaudet University. President Cordano fingerspells many terms at a […]

2019-02-02T12:47:16-06:00October 20th, 2018|

An Activity for Working from ASL to English/Spanish

Activity Summary: Practice creating an English or Spanish interpretation/translation from any ASL source video.  You can choose what specific skills in the ASL to English process you want to focus on.

Developed by Doug Bowen-BaileySpiral that shows learning moving from Working with Object, Working with Resource, and then working with self

Competencies Addressed:  ASL to English or ASL to Spanish interpretation (A variety of competencies […]

2019-02-20T12:09:06-06:00September 12th, 2018|

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 with interpreters.

In this video, Nyla explains her various experiences working with interpreters.

This […]

2019-02-02T12:52:49-06:00July 30th, 2018|

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 […]

2019-02-02T12:53:01-06:00July 30th, 2018|

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 […]

2019-02-02T12:54:00-06:00July 19th, 2018|

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 is the first black woman to win a major-party nomination for governor in any […]

2019-02-02T12:59:00-06:00July 13th, 2018|