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ASL Storytelling. Tracy Koster March 8, 2006. STORYBOOKS. Space usage Expressions Classifier Use Role Shifting. Space Usage. Normal “signing space” extends from top of head to waist, and shoulder to shoulder. Signers tend to stand within arm’s length from people they are talking to.
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ASL Storytelling Tracy Koster March 8, 2006 STORYBOOKS
  • Space usage
  • Expressions
  • Classifier Use
  • Role Shifting
  • Space Usage
  • Normal “signing space”
  • extends from top of head to waist, and shoulder to shoulder.
  • Signers tend to stand within arm’s length from people they are talking to.
  • Expressions
  • Important!!!
  • 70% of ASL based on expressions!
  • deaf people miss out on vocal inflections
  • no expressions – boring!
  • eyebrows
  • eyes
  • eye gaze
  • etc.
  • Body language is important as well.
  • Classifiers Used to describe …
  • Location
  • Movement
  • Action
  • Quantity
  • Thickness
  • Texture …of object(s)
  • 1 2 3 G F Thin C “bent” 5 Examples of Classifiers Role Shifting
  • Important to tell audience which character is speaking
  • Put yourself in character’s shoes
  • Usually shift shoulders… rarely whole body.
  • Use to describe character’s personality or actions. (don’t use adjectives!)
  • Indexing
  • Telling stories in general
  • Review stories before you ASL them
  • When possible, don’t overwhelm yourself with the entire book
  • practice one page at a time, again and again until you get a good feel for it
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