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ASL: Lesson 10:

Objectives:
Learn the variations of the signs in the vocabulary list.  For example, after clicking on and studying the "KNOW" page you should have learned: don't know, know-that, familiar, aware, and the casual version of the sign "KNOW."

___  Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers
___  Loan Signs-(define)
___  Lexicalized Fingerspelling

___  Lesson 10 Practice Quiz
___  Additional: PRACTICE QUIZZES

Vocabulary: 
BIRD
BOOK
BUG
CAT
COW
DOG
FISH
GET
HORSE
KNOW
LOOK-LIKE
PET
READ
SAME
SOME
TAKE-[take up, adopt, evaporate]
TELL
TIME-[o'clock]
TRUE / sure, real, indeed ...


Important note:
Did you think I was joking or talking to some other student when I told you to click on the links and learn the variations?!?  Don't be a lazy putz. Learning a language takes time and effort!  Open the vocabulary pages and actually scroll down through and learn the variations!  Some of them may show up on the final exam (if you are studying this as part of a class).  I love you all -- but get busy. -- Dr. Bill

Signing notes:
CHICKEN:  The sign BIRD can in context be used to mean "chicken."
TWEET: A single-movement version of the sign BIRD can in context mean "tweet" (social media).
open-BOOK: is a variation of book.  See the BOOK entry
close-BOOK: is a variation of book. See the BOOK entry
BOOKSTORE: is a compound of BOOK and STORE. See
BOOKSTORE

GET in ASL means "acquire" or "obtain." GET doesn't mean "BECOME"  
me-SAME-YOU is a version of SAME and can mean "me too." Compare with ALSO

PART:  The sign for SOME can be used to mean "part" or "partial."

Sentences:
Practice sheet 10.A
01. CAT LIKE EAT BIRD?  (Do cats like to eat birds?)
02. BOOK YOU LIKE READ, WHAT-KIND?  (What type of books do you like to read?)
03. FISH LIKE EAT BUG?  (Do fish like to eat bugs?)
04. MILK, WHERE FROM, HOW GET? (How and/or where do we get milk?) [STORE / COW]
05. NAME SOMETHING DOG CHASE. (What do dogs like to chase?)  [CAR / CAT / BIKE]

Practice Sheet 10.B
06. A-S-L CLASS, YOU PAST TAKE? (Have you ever taken an ASL class?)
07. TEACHER HIS/HER WIFE/HUSBAND, YOU KNOW NAME? (Do you know the teacher's wife's/husband's name?)
08. HAVE PET YOU? [if so] NAME? (Do you have a pet? What is its name?)
09. SOME CAT LIKE WATER? (Do some cats like water?) [Note: Some like swim in it: panthers. All like to drink it.]
10. HORSE, YOU WANT? (Do you want a horse?)

Practice sheet 10.C
11. YOU LOOK-LIKE YOUR DAD?  (Do you look like your father?)
12. READ [bodyshift] WATCH-casual TV, YOU PREFER WHICH?  (Which would you rather do, read or watch TV?)
13. COOK CLASS, YOU PAST TAKE? (Have you ever taken a cooking class?)
14. YOU GO ASL CLASS, what-TIME? (What time to you go to your ASL class?)
15. BIRD LIKE EAT FISH? (Do birds like to eat fish?)

Practice Sheet 10.D
16. HORSE LIKE EAT FISH? (Do horses like to eat fish?)
17. YOUR BEDROOM UPSTAIRS? (Is your bedroom upstairs?)
18. TELL-me HOW YOU FEEL.  (Tell me how you feel.)
19. YOU THINK COW GOOD PET? (Do you think a cow would make a good pet?)
20. YOUR FAVORITE BOOK, NAME? (What is your favorite book?)

Additional examples:
YOU TAKE SIGN WHERE? (Where did you take sign language?)
BOOK YOU LIKE?-["WH"-facial-expression]  (What book do you like?)


Story:
I LIKE ANIMAL. I LIKE READ ANIMAL BOOK. PETS? I HAVE 4. CAT, DOG, BIRD, FISH. I WANT HORSE. DAD TOLD ME CAN GET HORSE I OLD 18. MY UNCLE HAVE MANY HORSE. MANY COW. HIMSELF V-E-T. I ADULT WANT SAME-AS-HIM. I LIKE TAKE CLASS CLASS LEARN LEARN KNOW ANIMAL. ONE ANIMAL I DON'T-LIKE, BUG.

For a practice quiz, visit:
Lesson 10 Practice Quiz
Optional: For another version of the Lesson 10 instructional video, see: https://youtu.be/h8JiHOV8V8I

 




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Curriculum revision notes and lesson archive:
In a never ending effort to improve, this website is under constant construction.   Below are sentences and or signs which are being phased out of this lesson as well as other material that may be phased into the lesson.

Will move these signs:  UP-[upstairs]  DOWN-["this," variation: downstairs]

Classifiers:
Some handshapes can indicate a general category or class of concepts to which a referent belongs.  These handshapes are known as classifiers.
The word "predicate" can mean "says something about."
When you sign a classifier in a way that "says something about" the referent, you are using a "classifier predicate."
Classifier predicates can include information about a referent's size, shape, movement, speed, orientation, or location.
When writing about classifiers we tend to use the letters "CL."  For example, CL:3 refers to a classifier that uses the "3" handshape.
The CL:3 classifier represents a category of VEHICLES which can include things like cars, trucks, bikes, motorcycles.

A few samples of classifiers:
CL:A Objects which do not move such as a house or other building, a statue.
CL:V Person standing upright, or an animal standing upright (using 2 V)
CL:1 An upright person or animal such as a bear or a primate walking on its hind legs.
CL:V (bent) A crouched or sitting person or animal. 
CL:Y An aircraft with wings.

Classifier Practice:
The truck just whizzed by.
The car hit a tree
he rode his bike over  a cliff and survived.
Evel Knievel rode his bike over 10 bikes in a row.

Use a classifier predicate to show the following:
A woman slipped on ice and fell on her head
A man walking by leisurely
A building just standing there
A boy standing looking at you
A crouched cat
Three airplanes sitting side by side on the runaway
A bus zooming past you as youíre driving
A car going over a bumpy road
A jogging man
A statue in the garden
A car coming to an abrupt stop
Several houses in a row

Bilingual/Bicultural Deaf Education:
Bilingual/Bicultural Education is a philosophy of instruction for deaf/hh (hard of hearing) children wherein you use a student's native/preferred language (ASL) as well as the target language (ENGLISH).  You also make instructional choices that respect  the  Deaf studentís culture and communication needs  as well as the mainstream culture.
The two main approaches to bilingual education are "Transitional" and "maintenance."

Directional Verbs: verbs which change the direction of their movement to indicate the subject and object (HELP, GIVE, SEND, TELL, SHOW, LOOK-AT, PAY, BORROW, TAKE, SUMMON, CHOOSE).

Ask or tell your friend: To choose a book
To help you cook
That you will pay the person next to you tomorrow
To show you her new home
If you can borrow her car
To choose the pink shoes
If person in front of you can take his book
To summon your mother
That she can take your magazine