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English for Speakers of Other Languages (Including American Sign Language): KEY RESOURCES

SEARCH AND SEE: Quick Catalog Check

LOOK AND SEES: Pre-Searches To Explore

CURRENT SOURCES (List of Periodicals and Journals)

EBOOKS or BOOKS IN PRINT or VISUAL RESOURCES

CAREERS

As more hearing and deaf people learn sign language, the range of careers open to that skill have broadened in the following
areas: https://www.verywell.com/jobs-using-sign-language-1046849
  • Education
  • Government
  • Health
  • Social Services
  • Teaching Sign Language
  • Therapy
Learning Centers:
  • Gallaudet University Regional Center-South (GURC-South): http://www.austincc.edu/swgurc/regional.php
  • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. Training: http://rid.org/about-interpreting/become-an-interpreter/about-interpreting-education-programs-2/ -and- http://rid.org/listings/browse-categories/4/job-listings/
  • Southwest College Institute for the Deaf: http://www.howardcollege.edu/swcid/

 

 

ESL/ESOL STUDIES BROWSING TOUR

There are at least four stages leading to language literacy. The  University of South Florida's provides
more detail about second language acquisition ESOL Levels at http://esol.coedu.usf.edu/esolcase/eslevel.htm.

  • 1st Stage: Preproduction
  • 2nd Stage: Early Production
  • 3rd Stage: Speech Emergence
  • 4th Stage: Intermediate Fluency

The Refugee Development Center (RDC) in Lansing, Michigan,offers English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes
and after school tutoring programs for new refugees to the United States.

Below are select resources from RDC's recommended list for Online ESL and Tutoring. The full list is available at:
http://www.refugeedevelopmentcenter.org/online-esl-and-tutoring-resources-4/

  • English Test Online: http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises_list/test.htm
  • Learn American English Online!: http://www.learnamericanenglishonline.com/
  • ManyThings: www.ManyThings.org
  • Purdue: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/
  • Starfall: http://www.starfall.com/
  • TeAchnology: http://www.teach-nology.com/worksheets/language_arts/

 

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (ASL) & ASL INTERPRETING BROWSING TOUR

A simple search of  -deaf culture documentary- at youtube.com helps the hearing understand the importance
of deaf culture.  Visit: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=deaf+culture+documentary

Other recommended sights include:

  • Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: http://www.agbell.org/
  • ASL Literacy: https://www.gallaudet.edu/clerc-center/info-to-go/literacy.html
  • ASL Network: http://www.aslnetwork.com/
  • Gallaudet University Regional Center-South (GURC-South): http://www.austincc.edu/swgurc/regional.php
  • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. Training: http://rid.org/about-interpreting/become-an-interpreter/about-interpreting-education-programs-2/
  • Southwest College Institute for the Deaf: http://www.howardcollege.edu/swcid/

 

ESOL/ESL: A SOCIETAL NEED

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