ABC Lesson 2 Vocabulary Pronoun Practice - 4 Agent suffix
All signs that are MALE originate here at the forehead. MALE, BOY, FATHER, MAN, GRANDFATHER, UNCLE, NEPHEW, MALE COUSIN, BROTHER, All signs that are FEMALEoriginate here at the chin. FEMALE, GIRL, MOTHER, WOMAN, GRANDMOTHER, AUNT, NIECE, FEMALE COUSIN, SISTER
Perhaps you are curious WHY? Sometimes knowing the reason a sign looks the way it does, helps you remember it. Remember when the first school for the Deaf was established? In 1817 — women (or even girls for that matter) did not EVER go out without wearing their BONNETS!
Sign for GIRL, FEMALE comes from the ribbon on the bonnet. Dominant hand “A” shape-thumb draws a ribbon down the chin.
At the same time… In 1817 — men did not go out in publiceither without wearing their… HATS! When a man met a lady on the streetthe polite thing to do was always…
Tip his hat to her. So the sign for MALE is a variation of a man tipping his hat to greet a female in public.
LadiesandGentlemenwith manners. MALE + POLITE became MAN FEMALE + POLITE became WOMAN
Let’s try signing them…Watch as I model the signs. MALE, BOY, FATHER, MAN, GRANDFATHER, UNCLE, NEPHEW, MALE COUSIN, BROTHER, STEP BROTHER FEMALE, GIRL, MOTHER, WOMAN, GRANDMOTHER, AUNT, NIECE, FEMALE COUSIN, SISTER, STEP SISTER
Vocabulary Reviewlink Here is all the vocabulary for ABC Lesson 2. Let’s take a look at what you may already know and learn the signs you do not know yet.
Changing Personal to Possessive Sign each of the Personal Pronouns and then its Possessive Pronoun counterpart. EXAMPLE: I ~ MY • SHE ~ HERS 7. ME ~ MINE • YOU ~ YOURS 6. IT ~ ITS • WE ~ OURS 8. THEY ~ THEIR • HE ~ HIS 9. HIM ~ HIS 5. YOU-pl ~ YOURS 10. THEM ~ THEIRS
Sentence Structure: The basic sentence structure used in simple sentences in ASL, commonly have a repeated pronoun at the end. B. SHE STUDENT SHE. ‘She is a student.’ C. MY MOTHER SHE. ‘She is my mother.’
Follow the examples given, changingthem to use the repeated pronoun: SHE MY SISTER SHE SHE YOUR TEACHER SHE Change the following sentences ~ by adding a repeated pronoun at the end of each sentence. Practice these sentences as well. Be ready to sign them for the class. HE MY BROTHER HE SHE MY STUDENT SHE HE MY FRIEND HE HE YOUR FATHER HE HE BOY HE HE OUR FATHER HE SHE MY GRANDMOTHER SHE SHE GIRL SHE HE MY FRIEND HE HE MAN HE HE YOUR GRANDFATHER HE SHE WOMAN SHE
Another common form… …of sentences used in ASL is the use of Third Person Pronouns: When pronouns are used in a sentence to refer to _______________________use the space around you. If the persons are not present, the signer can refer to one person on one side and the other on the opposite side. two different persons
CHANGE the following examples.Add a1st&3rdperson pronoun to form a new sentence.(Rememberto separate– byusingspace around you.) Change each using pronouns as shown: Practice all ten sentences. Be ready to sign them for the class. SHE IS HER SISTER. Change the following sentences ~ by using a third person pronoun and space. SHE IS HIS STUDENT. HE IS HER BROTHER. SHE IS HER MOTHER. SHE IS THEIR TEACHER. HE IS HIS FATHER. SHE IS HIS GRANDMOTHER. HE IS HER GRANDFATHER. SHE IS HER FRIEND. SHE IS HIS SISTER.
ACTIVITY:Sit in a group of 4, facing your partner across from you as shown. You will only sign to your partner sitting across from you. Try to NOT look at or sign to the people on either side of you. Partners Partners But you WILL be talking about them… ALL SET?
Decide who is Aand who is B. A: make positive statement (below) B: confirm (yes/no question) A: “YES” B: “OH-I-SEE” • SHE HER STEP-MOM SHE. • SHE HER AUNT SHE. • HE HIS COUSIN (male) HE. • SHE HIS GRANDMOTHER SHE. • HE HER FRIEND HE. • HE HIS STUDENT HE. • HE HER UNCLE HE. • HE HIS BROTHER-IN-LAW HE. • HE HER GRANDFATHER HE. • SHE HIS SISTER SHE. When A has signed all 10, raise hand
A: make positive statement (below) B: confirm (yes/no question) A: “YES” B: “OH-I-SEE” • SHE HER UNCLE SHE. • SHE HER MOTHER SHE. • SHE THEIR TEACHER SHE. • SHE HIS GRANDPA SHE. • HE HER BEST-FRIEND HE. • HE HIS NEPHEW HE. • HE HER HALF-BROTHER HE. • HE HIS TWIN HE. • HE HER STEP-DAD HE. • SHE HIS AUNT SHE. When A has signed all 10, raise hand
Agent Suffix This sign is used in TWO ways. You may add an AGENT suffix to a work related sign to indicate ‘profession’. Such as…
Agent Suffix Or it may be added to another type of sign to show“identity”. Such as…
For this next activity: You need--
Partner for today: BORED You will sign the sentences for your partner to write in English. Decide who will be ‘A’ and who will be ‘B’.
Signer ‘B’ will writeand sits with back to the screen and has paper and pen or pencil. Signer ‘A’ will sign each sentence for their partner. YOU NEED TO WATCH ME- I will model EACH sentence for you as you go along!
READY? Remember, if you do NOT use the right ‘NMS’ -- your partner does not get the sentence in English right !
_________n__________ (NEGATIVE) 1. SHE MY SISTER SHE. ______________ y/n _________ (YES/NO QUESTION) 2. HE YOUR STEP FATHER HE? 3. SHE MY GRANDMOTHER SHE. 4. HE MY GOOD-FRIEND HE. __________y/n_________ (YES/NO QUESTION) 5. HE HIS STUDENT HE? __________ n _________ (NEGATIVE) 6. SHE HER NIECE SHE. 7. SHE HER MOTHER SHE. ____________y/n____________ (YES/NO QUESTION) 8. SHE HIS HALF SISTER SHE? ________ y/n ______________ (YES/NO QUESTION) 9. HE YOUR NEPHEW HE? ___________ n _____________ (NEGATIVE) 10. SHE THEIR AUNT SHE.
Time to switch. READY?Remember, if you do NOT use the right ‘NMS’ -- your partner does not get the sentence in English right !
1. HE MY STEP BROTHER HE. • ________y/n____________ (YES/NO QUESTION) • 2. HE YOUR FATHER HE? • _______n_____________ (NEGATIVE) • 3. SHE MY FRIEND SHE. • __________y/n__________ (YES/NO QUESTION) • SHE HER SISTER SHE? • 5. HE THEIR TEACHER HE. • _________n_________ (NEGATIVE) • I YOUR STUDENT I. • 7. SHE HIS HALF SISTER SHE. • __________n___________ (NEGATIVE) • THEY MY FRIEND THEY. • 9. HE OUR GRANDFATHER HE. • ______y/n_________ (YES/NO QUESTION) • 10. HE HER SON HE?
FYI~ Before you leave, here is a reminder… Your test on ABC 2 is on ___________!