Idioms & Phrases in ASL (Vol. 1) Teacher's Edition
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ASL IDIOMS
vol. 1 Student's ed.
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Receptive Practice DVD Volume 1

JUST RELEASED!

Receptive Skills Practice
Volume 1

Maintain and bolster receptive skills! Viewers will first see a complete story without audio or captions. Immediately following the story, there will be over 50 training questions covering four main receptive skill areas:

Fingerspelling
Fact
Idiom & Phrase
Sign-to-Voice

As a bonus, you will learn commonly used ASL idioms and phrases - and how to use them!


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On the Web:
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TerpTopics
PLAYLIST

Yup, we have our very own YouTube playlist.  Check it out!  There are some VERY interesting videos there.
Whatsa
Vaccine?

Wonderfully skilled and entertaining, professional storyteller explains virus and vaccine.

SignTube

Check out this super-duper site.  Signers post videos to it, like folks have been doing at YouTube for a while now.

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Holiday
Songs
CHRISTIAN

How about some nice Christian holiday music?

Sign for
SideKick?

Pick up some techy vocab from this Deaf411 video.

Medical

How do
doctors sign?

Watch 'em,
and find out!

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DeafNation

If you have not watched DeafNation videos, you have missed a lot!

News & Weather

Get all your news and weather signed, right here, from SignNews!

More
Medical

Here's helpful and interesting site serving up lots of medical info.

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Service
Dogs

Learn all about service doggies and what they do!  :)

i711

The i711 folks have published a plethora of good stuff, on a wealth of topics.

Check it out!

FLU
FACTS

From the Canadian government.

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NAD

Timely information from the president of National Association of the Deaf.

LDS
CHRISTIAN

Christian messages from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Law

We just love Disability Law Lowdown's videos.  Beautifully signed, and lots of good info, to boot!

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Rob Nielson
ASL TEACHER

Mr. Nielson's videos are incredibly clear and instructive!

Duh. He's a teacher.

Cancer
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UCSanDiego Moores Cancer Center: types of cancers, detection, diagnosis, & treatment.

NOTE: RealPlayer Req'd

ASL
TV

Check out NAD's very own online TV channel!

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Popular Songs

Would our list have been complete without this link to StormFX?

Caution: Some adult themes because popular music seems chock full of it, eh?

Pastor Scott
CHRISTIAN

We've linked his "Above All" here, but check out the rest of his stuff, too.

Sorenson

This well known service provider has a bounty of signed informational videos. Good tech signs resource, too!

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The
CoDA
Brothers

Prepare to
get your laugh on!

Keith
Wann

Too funny!
Too funny!

Doug

Can you sign prolific? (If it isn't already, it should be Doug's name sign.)
We begin with Dr. King's "I have a dream."

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Storytelling
Competition

Learn all about the storytelling competition.

Here's a transcript,
in case you'd like to use it.

More News

NetSignNews covers a variety of pertinent topics.  For the latest scoop, we check-in with NetSignNews often.

Get Out the Vote!

DigiTerp Communications sells DVDs ... and there are a few clips available online.

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Voice Interpret a
NIC Master?

ProjectNADINE CEO, Walter "Wink" Smith, Jr. is a NIC-M.
Try voice-interpreting his videos. 

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Children's Books

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 An HOUR with the MASTER:

Peter Cook
 (Retrieved 20090720 from YouTube.)

 

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Videos and DVDs:

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Vocabulary tips, ideas, and resources: here.

 


To improve receptive skill, watch Rosa Parks and other native signers.

 

Rosa Lee  

DVD

The Rosa Lee Show (2004-2008) is a collection of original performance art compiled from four years of live touring. While the material on the DVD originates from the live show, most of it has been filmed in the studio bringing to life the characters, stories, music, and poetry of the live show.

In addition to this, there are bonus features containing previews, alternate edits, behind the scenes, and select footage from live performances throughout the four-year tour.

Presented in ASL with optional English captions.

 

Deaf Culture Autobiography (VHS)

Deaf Culture Autobiographies on Video  

VHS

A MUST for ASL and interpreting practice!

Gilbert Eastman shares his thoughts on what it's like to be the only Deaf person in the family, and signs his interpretation of the National Anthem.

Voice interpretation by Lou Fant; 40 mins, voice-over, closed captions.

 

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