Beginning ASL: Week Eight

Beginning American Sign Language Class: Week Eight

Prayer

 

New Material: Time Measurements Incorporating Number

  • Day (1-9)
  • Week (1-9)
  • Month (1-9)
  • Second (1-9)
  • Minute (1-10)
  •  Hour (1-9)
  • Year (1-5)

 

New Material: Tense Indicators Incorporating Number

  • NEXT-WEEK (1-9)
  • LAST-WEEK (1-9)
  • NEXT-MONTH (1-9)
  • NEXT-YEAR (1-5)
  • LAST-YEAR (1-5)

New Material: Time Reduplication

  • Hourly
  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Next-year
  • Daily
  • Days of the week
  • EVERY-MONDAY
  • EVERY-TUESDAY
  • EVERY-WEDNESDAY
  • EVERY-THURSDAY
  • EVERY-FRIDAY
  • EVERY-SATURDAY
  • EVERY-SUNDAY
  • EVERY-MORNING
  • EVERY-AFTERNOON
  • EVERY-NIGHT

 

New Material: Examples

  • MY A-S-L CLASS LONG (t) 2-HOUR.
  • My ASL class is two hours long.
  • COURSE I TAKE-UP 8-WEEK.
  • The course I’m taking is 8 weeks long.
  • HE LOSE ALMOST 9-DAY
  • He was lost for almost nine days.
  • HE GRADUATE GALLAUDET 4-YEAR-AGO
  • He graduated from Gallaudet four years ago.
  • C-O SAY WILL BRING-HERE BED IN-4-WEEK
  • The company said it would bring the bed in four weeks.
  • MUST I TAKE-PILL DAILY.
  • I must take a pill everyday.
  • SHE GO EUROPE BUSINESS MONTHLY.
  • She goes to Europe on business every month.
  • HE EXERCISE WEEKLY.
  • He exercises every week.

 

 

 

New Material: Negatives

  • Use of NEVER. Occurs either before the verb or at the end of the sentence.
  • I never exercise.
  • I EXERCISE NEVER I. (negation) OR I NEVER EXERCISE I. (negation)

 

New Material: More Negatives

  • Use of NONE to mean not or not at all. Verbs like HAVE, SEE, UNDERSTAND, FEEL, HEAR, EAT, and GET are frequently negated with NONE. NONE may occur either before or after the verb, but when it occurs after the verb, the two signs are often blended together in a single, smooth movement.
  • I haven’t seen my friend for a long time
  • FRIEND (topic) I SEE NONE SINCE

 

New Material: Negative Quantifiers

  • NONE may also be used before a noun to show a zero quantity of the noun.
  • I SEE NONE PEOPLE I. (n)
  • I didn’t see any people.
  • I BUY NONE CLOTHES I
  • I bought no clothes.

New Material: Negative Quantifiers
• NOTHING is also used to indicate zero quantity; it is used after the verb.
• I BUY NOTHING I. (n)
• I bought nothing.
• I SEE NOTHING I. (n)
• I saw nothing.
• HE FEEL NOTHING HE. (n)
• He felt nothing.

 

New Material
Negatives- Examples
• I NEVER GO MOVIE I or I GO MOVIE NEVER I
• I never go to the movies.
• SHE BUY NOTHING. (n)
• She bought nothing.
• NOW YEAR, I IMPROVE NOTHING. (n)
• I didn’t improve at all this year.
• Z-O-O IT HAVE NONE MONKEY. (n)
• There are no monkeys at the zoo.
New Material
Use of NOTHING
• In sentences like the following, NOTHING has the meaning of a denial of a preceding accusation. The accusation usually has a topic marker.
• I HIT BOY, (t) NOTHING I (n)!
• I didn’t hit the boy!
• GLASS SHE BREAK?(q) NOTHING SHE. (n)
• Did she break the glass? No, she didn’t.
New Material
Conjunctions
• The signs WRONG, HAPPEN, HIT, FRUSTRATE, and FIND can be used as conjunctions. Some of their meanings
New Material
Conjunctions
• WRONG
• Without warning, suddenly
• FRUSTRATE
• To be prevented from
• HIT
• Unexpectedly, turned out that
• FIND
• Find out that
• HAPPEN
• Happened that
New Material
Conjunctions
• I WALK, WRONG RAIN.
• As I was walking, it suddenly started raining.
• I PLAN PARTY, FIND (n ) HE CAN’T COME.
• I was planning the party, then I found out that he couldn’t come.
• HE GO VACATION 1-WEEK, HIT LAID-UP SICK.
• He went on vacation for a week and unexpectedly became ill.
New Material
Conjunctions
• I CHAT HAPPEN HE-TELL-ME HE FROM WASHINGTON.
• I was talking with him and he happened to tell me he was from Washington.
• TONIGHT TWO-US WANT SEE MOVIE, FRUSTRATE CLOSE.
• We wanted to see the movie tonight but it was closed.
Vocabulary-100 signs for parents
• Again
• All right
• Animal
• Bathe
• Bathroom
• Bicycle
• Bird
• Birthday
• Break
• Bus
• Bye-bye
• Car
• Cat
• Clothes
• Cold
• Cooperate
• Day
• Diaper
Vocabulary-100 signs for parents
• Dirty
• Dog
• Do (not)
• Drink
• Eat/food
• Finish
• Fish
• Good
• Help
• Home
• Horse
• Hot
• Jacket/coat
• More
• Need
• Park
• Pants
• Please
• Share
• Shirt

Fingerspelling and Numbers Practice

Time Measurements and Tense Incorporation

Negatives

Conjunctions

Vocabulary Signs for Parents (The first 38)

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