LIGN 7 Lecture Notes

LIGN 7 Lecture Notes - Especially in profoundly deaf...

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LIGN 7 Lecture Notes 16:05 What is ASL related to? The Historical Path of ASL Catholic Church: belief that the souls of the deaf, dumb, and mute must be  saved through confession and that language is essential to humanity. L’Abbe de L’Epee Institution Nationale de Sourder-Muets , 1760 Gesture to Sign Co-speech gesture 90% of speech is accompanied by gesture and increases with linguistic  development. Types of gestures: pointing, beats/batons, iconics, emblems. These gestures indicate breaks, beats, emphasis, etc. Some gestures  indicate actions. Emblems = vocabulary words, ex: shaking head means no,  finger to lips means quiet. Homesign Not ASL- gestures are unique to families, friends, and the individual. 
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Unformatted text preview: Especially in profoundly deaf children to communicate with family using pointing and gestures. Thomas Gallaudet c. 1716 Minister, lived in London and Paris, married to Alice Cogswell Laurent Clerc c. 1816 Pupil of Sicard, educated at Royal Institute, 1 st deaf teacher in U.S. American Asylum for the Deaf & Dumb, 1817 Hartford, Connecticut Teacher from France helped develop common signs, leading to cognates: French Sign Language vs. American Sign Language Cognates: laugh, help, liar Non-cognates: punish, habit, president HS Minimal Pairs Candy Jealous Home Yesterday Dumb original meaning = mute. 16:05 16:05...
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