Master ASL Fingerspelling Numbers And Glossing
Master ASL: Fingerspelling, Numbers, And Glossing – February 15, 2006, by Jason E. Zinza (Author)
Master ASL! is an American Sign Language curriculum that supports the communicative competence approach to language learning and teaching.
Key features of this approach include developing:
Knowledge of grammar, vocabulary, and sentence structure Ability to use language appropriately within various social settings and to interact in culturally appropriate ways Discourse competence which is the ability to initiate and sustain communication Strategies to identify, repair, and avoid communication breakdowns. Signing Naturally Student Workbook Units 1-6 Book & DVDs
Language and Structure:
ASL Up Close: highlights important functions of ASL structure Eyes on ASL: presents basic rules of signing in ASL Accent Steps: tips and advice to help improve ASL skills Expression Corner: exposes students to ASL idioms and useful phrases and expressions
Deaf Culture Notes: relevant aspects of Deaf culture related to the topic at hand Focus: in-depth examinations of important issues in the Deaf World Deaf Culture Minute: brief cultural tidbits to help students understand Deaf culture I Want to Know: answers common questions students have about ASL and Deaf culture.
Journal activities: opportunities to analyze and reflect on ASL, Deaf culture, and the Deaf experience Exposure to Deaf art and writing by Deaf authors.
This soft-cover book focuses on developing fingerspelling, numbers, and glossing skills. This text is divided into 10 units that correspond to the units in the Student Textbook. Learning American Sign Language 2nd Edition
Over 400 practice exercises, drills, and explanations to help students master these challenging skills. Special sections within each unit provide helpful hints for improving skills along with answers to frequently asked questions. A glossary provides information on important terms and concepts appearing in the Student Textbook. A vocabulary index includes the corresponding gloss for each vocabulary item appearing in Master ASL Fingerspelling Numbers And Glossing
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