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Chapter 1

ASL 101 Chapter 1: Signing Naturally Unit 1


Department
American Sign Language
Course Code
ASL 101
Professor
Stacey Horman
Chapter
1

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Signing Naturally Unit 1
1:1
Read STRATEGIES FOR LEARNING ASL on pages 4-5. Choose a strategy you will work on for the next month.
Write down the strategy and why you chose to use it.(5 points)
I’ goig to ork o strategy 2, iiizig y reliance on English as I listen/ converse in ASL. I chose this
eause I fid that to really lear the laguage you a’t really deped o Eglish at all.
1:2
Watch the videos for pages 6-7 and do WRITE THE
NUMBER
1.____3____
2. ____5_______
3.____9_______
4 .____2_______
5.____8_______
6.____4_______
7 .____10_______
8.____1_______
9._____8______
10._____7______
1:3
Watch the videos for page 8-13 and do CIRCLE THE
LETTER 2
1. ae ao as
2. sa so se
3. sn st sm
4. mi ni ti
5. mi ei si
6. ei ie ai
7. en on sn
8. ta oa na
9. oe os oa
10. ea oa os
1:4
Read Deaf Profile on pages 14-15 and answer the following questions.
1. Who is this article about?- Andrew Foster
2. What year was he born and what year did he die?- He was born in 1925 and dies in 1987
3. Where is he from?-near Birmingham
4. Where did he go to school?- Alabama School for the Colored Deaf
5. What college was he accepted to? Gallaudet University
6. What was special about this?-He was one of the first of 3 black deaf students to be enrolled
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7. What sparked his interest in African education?-He saw that there were only 12 deaf schools
in Africa.
8. What did he found in 1956?- Christian Mission for the Deaf
9. What did he do in 1957? (2 points)- He traveled to Africa and established the first school for
the Deaf in Accra
10. Describe what happened over the next five years. (4 points)- The school kept growing and
soon there was a 300 students waiting list
11. How many schools, in how many countries did he establish? (2 points)-31 schools in 13
countries
12. How many Deaf schools were established by 1974?-70
13. What happened in 1987?- Foster dies in a plane crash in Rwanda
14. What is the Andrew Foster Endowment for?- it offers scholarships to college-bound African-
American students
15. What memorial was established in his honor?- Andrew Foster Auditorium at Gallaudet
16. How many schools are there now in Africa?- over 300
1:5
Watch the videos for pages 16-20 and answer the questions.
1. What are non-manual markers used for in ASL?
2. What does your book compare them to in the English language?
3. What are the three non-manual markers used to ask WH-questions? (3 points)
1:6
Watch the videos for pages 21-22 and do WRITE THE NUMBER
1.__________
2. ___________
3.___________
4 .___________
5.___________
6.___________
7 .___________
8.___________
9.___________
10.___________
11.___________
12. ___________
13.___________
14 .___________
15.___________
1:7
Read pages 23-24 and answer the following questions and do WRITE THE NAME
1. What are the 5 different ways of communicating with others?
Signing, gestures, writing/typing, third person, and lip-reading/speech.
2. Who should pick the communication mode when interacting with a Deaf person?
The Deaf person
WRITE THE NAME
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