Videos are located on the 3rd and 4th floors and may be borrowed for up to 3 weeks. There are tvs, vcrs and captioning available at MRC, basement of the library. Students may view videos there. One * means it's available at ETRR, LBJ 3355. Two ** means it's available at ETRR and MRC, basement of library.
ASL and English Comparisons
ASL Grammatical Aspects and Comparative Translations: Written English, Pidgin Sign English, American Sign Language. Videocassette. Sign Enhancers, 1995. 60 mins. Color/Signed/Captioned/Voiced. (4th floor, HV 2474.C6662 1995).
There is a companion CD-ROM, teacher's guide and student book. Explains 10 of the most commonly used linguistic features. ASL and PSE structures are demonstrated on the CD-ROM and video.
ASL Grammatical Aspects: Comparative Translations. CD-ROM. Sign Enhancers, 1995. Color/Signed. (4th floor, HV2474 .C6662 1995).
Explains 10 of the most commonly used linguistic features. ASL and PSE structures are demonstrated.
Register: Comparing ASL & English. CD-ROM. Signs of Development, 2003. Color/Signed/Captioned. (4th floor, HV2474.R544 2003).
Tom Riggs compares components of register discussing the five different levels: frozen, formal, consultative, informal, and intimate, and then compares the differences between ASL and English registers in various settings. Combines text and video clips to demonstrate each level. Introduction -- What is register? -- Comparing ASL & English register -- Activities -- Review -- Thank you & wrap up
Life in Parallel: Matching Texts in ASL and English. CD-ROM. Digiterp Communications, 2002. Color/Signed. (4th floor, HV2474 .L54 2002).
In this series of 11 matching texts, Amy Williamson-Loga addresses each topic in both ASL and English. This allows for comparison between languages as well as interpreting from one language to the other. Spoken English texts include transcription for accessibility for Deaf instructors and mentors. These texts provide an opportunity for interpreters and interpreting students to look at and analyze the differences in discourse between ASL and English.
Why I live in Vermont? -- Summertime favorite -- Discovering a garden -- Bowls, bowls, bowls -- Packing tips -- Growing blueberries -- House projects -- North Carolina education -- Koda Camp -- Obedience training -- Beach week
Classifiers : Describing our Surroundings. 3 CDs. Signs of Development, 2003. Color/Signed/Captioned. (4th floor, HV2474.L39 2003).
Discusses what a classifier is and gives examples of using them when interpreting. Presentation combines text with video clips. disc 1. Introduction -- Workshop objectives -- Non-manual methods -- The two main categories of classifiers -- Looking from different viewpoints. disc 2. Let's go for a ride. disc 3. Nature's display -- Foreign landscapes -- Stories for analysis -- Assignments -- Wrap up.
On Fire with Classifiers. DVD. M & M Multi-Media Productions, 2002. 36 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. (4th floor, HV2474 .O48 2002 ).
Michael Tuccelli explains and demonstrates classifiers and their use in sign language
ASL/English Idioms and Their TranslationsVideocassette. DeafWide Services, 1997. 67 mins. Color/Signed/Captioned/Voiced.(4th floor, HV 2474.A857).
This video gives over 100 examples of commonly used signs and phrases categorized by handshapes.
Conceptual Accuracy in Idioms. DVD. M & M Multi-Media Productions, 2002. 90 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. (4th floor, HV2474 .C663 2002).
Teaches signers how to clearly portray the right feelings, thoughts and perspectives in their signing through the use of idioms, multi-meaning signs and conceptual accuracy.
ASL Linguistics. 2 CDs. Signs of Development, 2003. Color/Signed/Captioned. (4th floor, HV2474.R54 2003).
Tom Riggs provides an overview of American Sign Language linguistics such as phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. Combines text and video clips. Disc 1. Introduction -- WWWorkshop overview -- Introduction to linguistics -- Comparing : language to communication -- Language -- The Stokoe System. Disc 2. Hold-movement-hold -- Activities -- Morphology -- Syntax -- Semantics and pragmatics -- More activities -- The end
*Linguistics of ASL. Videocassette. Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet Press, 2001. 80 mins. Signed/Color. (4th floor, HV2474 .L56 2001).
Companion to the book by the same title, this course videotape presents a story signed in ASL by Val Dively. Throughout the course, selected signs are isolated for detailed linguistic analysis. Clayton Valli gives specific examples of linguistic principles from each unit in the text
Structure of ASL. Videocassettes (2). Spectra Communications, 1997. Color/Signed/Voiced. (4th floor, HV 2474.S854 1997 pt.1 and pt. 2).
Discusses the history of sign language and morphology of ASL with many on camera demonstrations of workds and phrases.
ASL Faces. Videocassette. Sign Enhancers, 1999. 86 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced. (4th floor, HV 2374.A859 1999).
Focuses on other communicative aspects of ASL beyond signs. Demonstrates reciprocal signals, affect faces and non-manual markers by pointing them out during ASL communication.
Complex Sentences. Videocassette. Burtonsville, MD: Sign Media 1991. 55 mins. (4th floor HV2474 .C665 1991
This focuses on developing accurate non-manual signals and markers used in ASL, and includes descriptions and demonstrations of facial behavior in context and practice exercises. Series Face of ASL
Deaf Tend Your: Non-Manual Signals in American Sign Language. Videocassette. Sign Enhancers, 1999. 30 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. (4th floor, HV 2747.D434 1996).
There are examples and discussion of the non-manual aspects of ASL. Comes with a companion text.
Subtle Messages : American Sign Language Lessons in Non-Manual Grammatical Markers. 3 CD-ROMs. Colorado, Springs, Co. : Subtle Impact Software, Inc., 1995. Color/Signed (4th floor, HV2474 .S86 1995).
Topics include question forms, negation, assertion, topicalization and conditionals.
Regional Sign Language
Performing Arts Concert with Interpreting Models: Tape 3B. Videocassette. Salem, OR: Sign Enhancers, 1994. 45 mins. Signed and voiced. 4th floor HV2474 .S44 1994.
John McCutcheon, performing artist ; Jenna Cassell, sign artist.
Processes in Interpreting and Transliterating: Making them Work for you. Videocassette. Westminster, CO: Front Range Community College, 1992. 2 videos (157 mins.). Voiced/Color/Captioned/Signed. (ETRR only Video 5325).
This teleclass for sign language interpreters features Betty Colonomos who has developed a model for the interpreting process. Betty discusses her model and theory about the differences between interpreting and transliterating, and offers activities for interpreters watching the teleconference.
Transliteration with Model: Tape 7B. Videocassette. Salem, OR: SignEnhancers, 1989. 32 mins. 4th floor HV2474 .S446 1989
Show the process of transliteration in situations where one of the interviewers may not know sign language. For elementary and up. Interview between Hal Jorgensen and Sallie Maxwell (16 min.) -- Interview with model : transliteration by Kent Olney (16 min.) American sign language and interpreting practice tapes series.