SIGN-1010-101 - American Sign Language I
1. Syllabus ASL I F16
2. Schedule F2016
3. Student Grade worksheet ASL I - F16
5. WQ1 - Early Intervention- The Missing Link
6. SNnew-Unit2StudyObjs (1)
The sign phrase below is used to say something is not true,
or it is used to deny something.
A: Ask if married
A: If no, ask if B has a boyfriend
or girlfriend (sweetheart)
A: Whats his/her name?
A: Ask where B lives
B: Tell where (point)
A: Ask what area
B: Tell which area
A: Ask if Bs mother has brothers and sisters
B: Respond, tell how many
A: Ask if Bs mother is the oldest child
A: Ask if Bs father has any brothers and/or sisters
B: Respond, tell how many
A: Ask if Bs father is the oldest child
Sign I - Tentative Schedule for Fall 2016
a) Rebar grade is defined by its ultimate strength.
b) The strength and ductility of concrete under triaxial compression
exceed those under uniaxial compression, as shown in the right figure.
c) Given a cross section, concrete strength, reinforcemen
Information about yourself
Experience with language
How are you?
Hard of Hearing
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Pay close attention to
Who are the people near you?
Greet give your name ask for his/her
Nice to meet you
Can you introduce him/her to another
A: Ask for name
B: Give name
(point to your name on the
Early Intervention: The Missing Link
While you watch the video, Early Intervention: The Missing Link, consider the following
1. Identify signs you know from class. What are some of them?
2. In what way
deaf For a Day
How would your life change if you lost your hearing completely? What does complete
hearing loss mean? How would you communicate? Do you think you would you lose your ability
to speak? Identify the ways, major and minor, in which your
Unit 2 - Study Objectives
1. What are the 3 non-manual markers associated with yes/no questions? (p. 49)
2. What should you remember to do when affirming information? What about negating information? What else
should you do after giving a negative respons
Objective Sheet: Through Deaf Eyes -2
What are some features of ASL that are discussed?
What group was formed in 1967? What was their purpose?
Bernard Bragg performs a short poem on moonlight and spring flowers. What do you notice
about his eye gaze?
Objective Sheet: Through Deaf Eyes (Parts 1-3)
I King Jordan says that if you ask a hearing person what it would be like to be Deaf, what do they
(hearing people) say?
What percentage of Deaf children have hearing parents?
Carolyn McCaskill talks about wh
Given the task to have a social interaction experience in which I would
communicate solely in ASL, I initially thought it was be an easy task. As time went on, I
found that this was not at all the case. Between the difficulty I had finding events that I
Unit 5 - Study Objectives
1. In ASL, a when question is only used to ask what? How is this different from English? p. 232
2. How do you ask what time a planned activity will take place? p. 233
3. Know the steps for asking what one did/will do. What is the
Unit 4 - Study Objectives
1. Be able to describe how to use contrastive structure to compare/contrast 2 things (4 steps) p. 178
2. HOW do you respond negatively to a yes/no question? (what signs and what non-manual behaviors
3. Who was G
Unit 3 - Study Objectives
1. Since ASL is a spatial language, it requires that you develop spatial awareness of your environment. This is
called _ _ _. Be able to give an example. (p. 110)
2. Know the 4-step sequence for giving commands involving a locati
Unit 1 - Study Objectives
1. Know the definition of human communication given here. What is one obvious difference between ASL and
spoken language? What is ASL's modality? (v)
2. How long has ASL been evolving in the U.S. and Canada? Besides Deaf people,
For my deaf interaction experience, my lack of vehicle and free time meant that I
would have to settle for online interaction with deaf signers. Let me first say, that finding
ASL users to chat with online is no easy task. But after about an hou