sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Sat Feb 25 16:37:39 UTC 2006
February 25, 2006
A message from Stefan to the SignWriting List...
Stefan in Germany wrote:
> Did you now that my students – after only 4 weeks of English
> lessons – can translate little ASL sentences just like nothing?
> And isn’t it an exciting question problem to discuss new options
> for foreign language courses ( additional to the regional spoken
> language) to use SW signs of the target language ??
> My students can understand written ASL – like nothing just because
> they are accustomed to read SW!!
> In order to offer new teaching documents I prepared three ABC lists
> of nouns – but I am looking for suport from other teachers. Perhaps
> some others have already had the same idea ( I bet so) and can
> share their documents – ABC of Adjectives or Verbs ...
> As soon as I find the time – smile – I will prepare a wonderful,
> wonderful TT – Font with a complete ABC set. This would mean that
> we can send kind of “secret message” like “House” “Egg” “Love”
> “Letter” “Office” “Vegetable” “Apple” “Love” “Elephant” “Radio”
> “Idea” “Elephant” ( every term just represented by a given ASL
> sign from this list) This is so much fun for children but as well
> for workshop participants because they understand the meaning of
> these signs so quickly! Do you understand the idea??
> So it would be great to know that the spellings on this list
> follows the rules of ASL and SW – smile.
> Have a great Saturday
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