Working on Register in “Deaf Education” (English to ASL)

An African-American woman with extensions wears a light green polo shirt and sits in front of grey background. The CATIE Center logo is in teh right corner.Developed by ASL Flurry

Competencies Addressed:  Simultaneous interpreting

Time Required for Activity: 45-60 mins

Objective: 

Interpreters will:

  • Produce an interpretation that is equivalent to the academic register used in the source video.

In […]

By |2018-12-06T15:11:07+00:00December 6th, 2018|Activity, Semantic Equivalence|Comments Off on Working on Register in “Deaf Education” (English to ASL)

Six Mindfulness Activities

Two brown round rocks stacked on top of each otherActivity Summary: Interpreting is a process full of demands. Effectively managing stress is an importance skill for maintaining focus and composure. This activity is a series of practices you can use to develop your own mindfulness.

Developed by Doug Bowen-Bailey

Competencies Addressed:  Composure, Appearance & Health

Time Required for Activity: 5 – 20 mins

Objective: 

To maintain […]

By |2018-12-04T17:33:50+00:00October 24th, 2018|Deaf interpreter, Activity|Comments Off on Six Mindfulness Activities

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

By |2018-12-04T17:38:42+00:00October 24th, 2018|Activity|Comments Off on Interpreting about Compound Interest – English to ASL

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 […]

By |2018-10-20T18:55:10+00:00October 20th, 2018|Activity|Comments Off on Learning about fingerspelling in “Meet Roberta Cordano, The First Female, Deaf President Of Gallaudet University”

An Activity for Working from ASL to English

Activity Summary: Practice creating an English 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 interpretation (A variety of competencies can be selected as a focus)

Time […]

By |2018-10-19T21:29:05+00:00September 12th, 2018|Activity|Comments Off on An Activity for Working from ASL to English

Working on Register in “Deaf Education” (ASL to English)

A black woman with braids and glasses wearing a pink top stands in front of a blue background and narrates an ASL textDeveloped by ASL Flurry

Competencies Addressed:  Simultaneous interpreting

Time Required for Activity: 45-60 mins

Objective: 

Interpreters will:

  • Produce an interpretation that is equivalent to the academic register used in the source video.

In this ASL address, Laurene […]

By |2018-12-06T15:14:22+00:00August 29th, 2018|Activity, Semantic Equivalence|Comments Off on Working on Register in “Deaf Education” (ASL to English)

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 […]

By |2018-10-20T01:18:50+00:00July 30th, 2018|Activity|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.

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

This […]

By |2018-10-20T01:18:50+00:00July 30th, 2018|Activity, 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 |2018-10-20T01:18:50+00:00July 30th, 2018|Activity, 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 |2018-10-20T01:18:50+00:00July 19th, 2018|Activity, Discourse Mapping, Message Coherence|Comments Off on Discourse Mapping a Procedural text – “How to Cook with Cast Iron”