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Greetings in ASL American Sign Language I Mrs. Stokes
Teacher Introduction HELLO. ME NAME MRS.S-T-O-K-E-S Hello, my name is Mrs. Stokes
Please Note… When you are introducing yourself, you don’t need to sign Miss, Ms., Mrs. or Mr.-it is explained or implied.
Student Introduction Activity YOU NAME WHAT What is your name?
Student Introduction Activity Write your name in large letters, on the sheet of paper provided. When you are finished, fold into three parts, and stand it up on your desk.
Pronouns ME Point to one’s self YOU Point to other person
More Pronouns IX Short for INDEX. IX indicates pointing, and is used for 3 rd person pronouns (he, she, him, her, it). IX (loc) Short for INDEX, and is used to indicate “here” or “there”.
Questions WHO WHAT WHERE YES/NO
Non-Manual Markers Non-Manual Markers are facial expressions used to denote certain grammatical aspects of ASL. Yes/No-questions: raised eyebrows Wh-questions: lowered eyebrows
More Non-Manual Markers Negative-head shake Confirming-head nod
Non-Manual Marker Practice ME NAME MRS. STOKES This is an example of a yes/no question (eyebrows raised). ME NAME WHAT This is an example of a Wh-question (eyebrows lowered).
Nouns NAME Note: English word in capital letters stands for an ASL sign (called a gloss). The meaning of the sign and the English word may not be exactly the same.
Verbs COPY FORGET NOT-KNOW
Sentence Structure Practice Signer A: ask for name YOU NAME “WHAT” Signer B: give name (point to name on paper sign) ME NAME IX(loc)
Sentence Paired Practice You and your partner will practice asking each other’s names (one person asks; the other responds). When the teacher gives the signal, you will switch roles.
Homework Assignment “Who Am I?” Using WordArt, ClipArt, and your creativity, create a poster (Word document) that describes you and your personality. Include likes, interests, and hobbies. Due Date: next class period
The next slide is an example of a “Personality Poster”. Remember to be creative and illustrate your interests!!
Tennis player Hiker photographer Musician Skier Loves camping and nature Teacher