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Mid-year reflection Sign language. Micah Hinson. Focus Questions. How can I become a better interpreter? What can I do to become better in using sign language?. Why sign language?. Passion = Sign Language ☺ Grew up with it Signing Choir Best friends. Sign Language.

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Mid-year reflectionSign language

Micah Hinson


Focus Questions

  • How can I become a better interpreter?

  • What can I do to become better in using sign language?


Why sign language?

Passion = Sign Language ☺

  • Grew up with it

  • Signing Choir

  • Best friends


Sign Language

  • Hand/body motions or gestures

  • Facial expressions

  • Used for D/HH

  • American Sign Language


My project

  • Signing/interpreting two pieces

  • “Overcomer” by Mandisa (song)

  • “We Shall Overcome” Lyndon Baines Johnson (speech)

    (Civil Rights Movement)


mentor

  • Her name is Peggy

  • Interpreter forelementary school

  • Runs signing choir

  • We meet once a month


Terms You’ll Hear me say

  • Glossing= annotationsinterpreters use, write what is signed

  • Honorific= certain sign/gestureshowing ‘rank’

  • Interpret= sign as someone is talking


Example of Honorific in reference to God

Written: (H)

This picture shows glossings that I did with my mentor. We wrote what we were going to sign.


Interpreting Visual

HEAR

PROCESS

Interpreting is like juggling, three things all at once that are all continuous.

SIGN


Goals

  • Become better interpreter

  • Fluent with signs

  • Broaden vocabulary

  • Follow interpretingrules of thumb

  • These will allow me to improve.


Things to practice

  • Fingerspelling

    Why: -proper nouns

    -no sign word available

  • Glossing:

    Why: -analyze future songs

    -learn necessary on the spot words/skills


Where I am now

  • Ready to finish song

  • Next section in speech

  • I know what/how to gloss

  • Fingerspelling, getting faster


What I’ve learned

  • Glossing and Honorific definitions/importance

  • New ways to sign effectively

  • Don’t take words literally

  • Mouth what is said, not signed


End of January goals

  • Have song glossed

  • Song almost mastered

  • First two sections of speech glossed and mastered

  • Finger spelled words mastered


Works cited

  • Mandisa. "Overcomer." YouTube. YouTube, 9 July 2013. Web. 15 Dec. 2013.

  • Reuss-Corb, Peggy. Sign Language Glossing. 23 Oct. 2013. Raw data. Broomfield, Broomfield.


Alphabet

Let’s learn the sign language alphabet! 


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