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Looking for practice and preparation ideas, tips, and resources?  Welcome to the PRACTICE launch page!

As a professional development tool, practice is power-packed.  Some of us worry and fret over not making satisfying professional progress and forget that practice makes perfect.  Novice and seasoned professionals benefit from practice.

Opportunities for practice are only as limited as your imagination; here are a few:

make a video of yourself, then watch it
make a video of yourself, then ask someone else to interpret it
visit a local deaf club (start here), silent social, or silent supper 
interpret VLogs (see our list here)
increase speed by interpreting TV network evening news (160-175 wpm)
mentally interpret what you hear on the radio

To view the TerpTopics PRACTICE page devoted to a specific skill, please select from the following list:

Fun gift for your favorite terp (maybe that's you!).

Receptive
Expressive
    Teaming
   
(coming soon)
      Idioms   
    (coming soon)
Fingerspelling
    Prosody
   
(coming soon)
Vocabulary
Planning
    Response
   
(coming soon)

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This page was edited: 09/15/2009
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