Marbury and Azure alternately sign ASL mini-stories (paragraphs). First, the stories are signed without a voice-over to allow the viewer an opportunity to reverse interpret the story; second, each story is signed with a model voice interpretation. Topics are provided before each story for context.
Teaching the basics of American Sign Language.
Created and signed by Nathie Marbury and Byron Bridges, this series is designed to introduce the basics in American Sign Language. It can be used as a stand-alone tool or as a supplement for beginning ASL.
Stories signed in ASL by Marbury and Azure. Each story is told twice: first the story is signed for the viewer to practice their receptive interpreting skills; then the story is shown again with a voice interpretation.
Nathie and Mark alternately sign ASL sentences twice - first without a voice-over to allow the viewer an opportunity to practice reverse interpreting; secondly with a voice-over. The DVD focuses on classifiers, emotional variation, use of space, and sign-to voice skills.
Improve you ability to understand/interpret ASL conversations with three dialogues: Teacher/Student, Counselor/Client, Lawyer/Client. Each conversation is shown twice: first the story is signed for the viewer to practice their receptive interpreting skills; then the story is shown again with a voice interpretation.
Focuses on growing up within a deaf family by sharing expereicnes of deaf adults and their hearing children. The stories told give a special glimpse into the many challenges faced by these families. By way of humor and reflection, the anecdotes portray the emotions, cultural differences, expectations, and accomodations that need to be made by all family members.
An intimate view of Deaf culture including such topics as cross-cultural etiquette, tales from residential schools for the deaf, access anecdote, travels in airplanes and through airports, and stories that dispel long-held myths about deafness.