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Interested? '''[http://whenisgood.net/noisebridge/asl/generic When's good for you?]'''
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Where: [[Getting Here (2169)|2169]]
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When: Thursdays 5-7pm(ish) <small>'''[http://whenisgood.net/noisebridge/asl/generic click to (re)schedule]'''</small>
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Why:
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* talk to Deaf people (note: lowercase 'deaf' is the physical condition; capital 'Deaf' is the social/cultural identification)
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* different mode = fun
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* talk clearly in noisy situations
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* talk across a room without interrupting anyone
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* talk through glass
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* talk to temporarily mute people
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If you're interested in learning (or teaching) how to sign, or just chatting in ASL, come on by.
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== Meetings ==
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# 9/23: Start working on music video interpretations, watch some good ones
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# 9/2: Learn [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_manual_alphabet manual alphabet], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Sign_Language_grammar handshape names], self-introductions and other basic words, and basic grammar overview. FIRST MEETING BONUS: Everyone who participates will get a yummy cookie!
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== Materials needed for the group ==
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Got any to donate?
  
Materials:
 
 
* Signing Naturally vs. ASL "Green Books" - 1 copy per person? which series?
 
* Signing Naturally vs. ASL "Green Books" - 1 copy per person? which series?
* 1 large, high quality ASL dictionary to share - donations?
 
 
* 1 copy each of:
 
* 1 copy each of:
 
** [http://www.amazon.com/Linguistics-American-Sign-Language-Introduction/dp/1563680424 Linguistics of ASL]
 
** [http://www.amazon.com/Linguistics-American-Sign-Language-Introduction/dp/1563680424 Linguistics of ASL]
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** [http://www.amazon.com/Signs-Language-Edward-Klima/dp/0674807960/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1247438532&sr=1-1 Signs of Language]
 
** [http://www.amazon.com/Signs-Language-Edward-Klima/dp/0674807960/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1247438532&sr=1-1 Signs of Language]
 
** [http://www.amazon.com/Signs-Language-Revisited-Anthology-Bellugi/dp/0805832467/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1247438647&sr=1-1 Signs of Language: Revisited]
 
** [http://www.amazon.com/Signs-Language-Revisited-Anthology-Bellugi/dp/0805832467/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1247438647&sr=1-1 Signs of Language: Revisited]
* Useful sites:
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** [http://aslvideopedia.com/ ASLvideopedia]
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== Useful sites ==
** [http://lifeprint.com/ "ASL University"]
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* [http://commtechlab.msu.edu/Sites/aslweb/browser.htm MIT CommTechLab ASL Browser]
** [http://commtechlab.msu.edu/Sites/aslweb/browser.htm MIT CommTechLab ASL Browser]
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* [http://aslvideopedia.com/ ASLvideopedia]
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* [http://lifeprint.com/ "ASL University"]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Sign_Language_grammar WP: ASL grammar]
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* [http://www.signingsavvy.com/ Signing Savvy]
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* [http://www.handspeak.com/sign/index.php HandSpeak]
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* [http://www1.schooltube.com/Organization/OrganizationHome.aspx?oid=217140 Kentucky School for the Deaf videos]
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== Local meetups ==
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* Thursdays 6-10pm, [http://www.sfgov.org/site/recpark_page.asp?id=67500 ASL Café] 901 Wawona Street, SF
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* 1st Fridays 6-8pm, Cafe Flore, Castro - Market & Noe, SF
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* 2nd Fridays 7-10pm, Royal Ground Coffee, Downtown Berkeley
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[[Category:Natural languages]]

Latest revision as of 02:26, 17 June 2012

Where: 2169

When: Thursdays 5-7pm(ish) click to (re)schedule

Why:

  • talk to Deaf people (note: lowercase 'deaf' is the physical condition; capital 'Deaf' is the social/cultural identification)
  • different mode = fun
  • talk clearly in noisy situations
  • talk across a room without interrupting anyone
  • talk through glass
  • talk to temporarily mute people

If you're interested in learning (or teaching) how to sign, or just chatting in ASL, come on by.

Contents

[edit] Meetings

  1. 9/23: Start working on music video interpretations, watch some good ones
  2. 9/2: Learn manual alphabet, handshape names, self-introductions and other basic words, and basic grammar overview. FIRST MEETING BONUS: Everyone who participates will get a yummy cookie!

[edit] Materials needed for the group

Got any to donate?

[edit] Useful sites

[edit] Local meetups

  • Thursdays 6-10pm, ASL Café 901 Wawona Street, SF
  • 1st Fridays 6-8pm, Cafe Flore, Castro - Market & Noe, SF
  • 2nd Fridays 7-10pm, Royal Ground Coffee, Downtown Berkeley
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