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The Interpreter's Tapestry

 

Vocabulary Activities

English (jump to ASL)

This activity builds English vocabulary and expands the interpreter's choices of ASL equivalents.

  1. pick a word
  2. find all the definitions
  3. find synonyms
  4. find related words (development, develop, developer, developing)
  5. find superordinate and subordinate words (category & members of category)
  6. find ASL equivalents
  7. find sentences using the word
  8. find appropriate ASL equivalents for the word in context of the sentences

 

ASL

This activity builds ASL vocabulary and expands the interpreter's choices of English equivalents.

  1. pick a sign
  2. find sign synonyms
  3. find related signs (initialized sign; similar handshape, location, orientation, or movement with similar meaning)
  4. find superordinate and subordinate signs (category & members of category)
  5. find possible English equivalents
  6. find ASL sentences using the sign
  7. find appropriate English equivalents for the word in context of the sentences

Last Updated: January 1, 2015
Heather R Lawson
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