Tag Archives: Deaf

Tools: Sign Linguistics Corpora Network

Computer-aided technology has allowed considerable corpus research in linguistics that would not have been available just a few decades ago.  However, many of these corpora are geared towards written language.  Corpora for spoken and singed languages require considerably more effort … Continue reading

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Resources: See What I’m Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary | Official Movie Site

There are a lot of misconceptions about what it is like to be Deaf in this country, including (1) the idea that it is the same as being hard of hearing, (2) misconceptions about Deaf culture, and (3) misunderstandings about … Continue reading

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Classroom Activities: 2011 Better Hearing and Speech Month Video Contest

ASHA (The American Speech-Language Hearing Association) is sponsoring a video contest.  Three winners will be recognized for creating a video which captures what it feels like to be a person who has difficulty speaking or hearing AND how to help … Continue reading

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Language News: Washington Post covers Sign Language at Rock Concerts

American Sign Language (ASL) is structurally different than English.  In addition to the fact that it uses hands instead of sounds, it has different words and a different word order.  Here’s a nice write-up in the Washington Post on the … Continue reading

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