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Lesson 40:

Resources:
Level 03 (Lessons 31 - 45) Practice Cards (in MS Word .doc format)

Vocabulary:

DRILL
HAMMER
INCOMPETENT-[not-good-at, inept]
METAL
OVER-[across, cross]
PERCENT
PLIERS
PLUG-[plug-in, unplug]
RUBBER
SAW
SCISSORS
SCREWDRIVER
SIGN-[street-sign]
TECHNICAL-[method, technique]
THROUGH
TOTAL-[sum]
WELD-[welder]
WOOD

 



Practice sheet 40.A
01. DRILL, YOU USE BEFORE YOU? 
02. MAJOR-[line-of-work] YOU INCOMPETENT WHAT? (What are you incompetent at?)
03. THIS CLASS, WOMAN what-PERCENT?
04. SCISSORS, CAN you-LEND-me?
05. YOUR CHAIR METAL?

 

Practice sheet 40.B
06. YOU LIVE OVER-[across] RIVER YOU?
07. YOU HAVE HAMMER YOU?
08. THIS ROOM, PLUG WHERE?
09. PAST-[long-ago] YOU LITTLE-GIRL/BOY, YOUR BATH T-U-B, YOU HAVE D-U-C-K, YELLOW, RUBBER YOU?
10. DENTIST SOMETIMES USE PLIERS?

Practice sheet 40.C
11. SCREWDRIVER LOOK-LIKE X-[drawn-in-air] what-NAME? (Answer: "P-H-I-L-L-I-P-S")
12. STOP SIGN-[street-sign] what-COLOR?
13. TECHNICAL SCHOOL NEAR HERE, what-NAME?
14. WELD, YOU KNOW SOMEONE CAN?
15. WOOD YOU LIKE WHAT-KIND?

 

Practice sheet 40.D
16. THIS SCHOOL, STUDENT, TOTAL-[sum], HOW-MANY?
17. How-SIGN T-H-R-O-U-G-H?
18. WOMAN LIE-DOWN, MAGICIAN SAW-[in-half] SEPARATE-[push-apart] SEE PAST YOU?
19. FOOTBALL, YOU LIKE DISCUSS-with YOUR DAD?
20. YOUR HAMBURGER, YOU LIKE CHEESE? ONIONS? TOMATO? KETCHUP? MAYO? MUSTARD? PICKLES?

 

Notes:


Deaf Way Conference and Festival


Passive Voice

 


 

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

 

Dr Bill's notes for a cumulative review:

The sign for THINK uses an index finger NOT the whole hand.
The sign for KNOW uses the fingertips.

MORE vs MOST vs “more than”/above

We tend to do a double movement for the sign BOTHER and a single movement for the sign INTERUPT…but it is not an absolute thing. It depends on the context and the speed of signing.

AGAIN vs AGAINST

GAME vs WITH
WORK vs MAKE
WHAT-DO vs auxiliary-DO-(eyebrows)
DEAF vs DORM
WORK vs ROCK
NEED = should, ought to, have to, must …
RUIN vs TEASING, joking, kidding
“not like” uses reversal of orientation for negation
“don’t-KNOW” uses reversal
“don’t-WANT” uses reversal
WEEKLY / “every week” = “week week.”
AWFUL goes up HATE goes toward the hated
BRIGHT tends to be palm forward but doesn't have to be
DRAWER vs “pull out a drawer”
BLOW_DRYER vs crazy
LOOKS/face vs PRETTY
PLAID/Scotland vs “stripes”
SUPPORT/loyal
TICKET vs CHEAT-(version)
SHOCKED/ “brain-freeze”
EXPLAIN vs DECIDE
COOKIES is non-dominant palm up, cut out cookie
struggle vs argue
Cookie vs CAKE (many variations)
DOOR is palm forward the hinge is on your pinkie
ALLOW
LOUD
BEFORE_(now) vs BEFORE_(prior to)
CONFLICT vs ARGUE
next-WEEK vs 2-weeks vs weekly
BREAD vs EXCUSE
mechanic vs start
smart vs for
DEAF vs DORM
20 vs what-DO
butter vs mustard
WHAT vs HERE:

SOMETHING

WHAT:  Actually, you generally don’t need the hands to express the concept of "what." Just use your eyebrows and you will be a BETTER signer for it.