SIGN 1004 Practice sheet

Noun Verb Pairs Part 1

1. When Mohammed gets up in the morning, he finds his red comb, combs his hair, brushes his teeth, gets dressed, closes all of the windows, and drives to work. He is a fitness instructor.

2. My boss at the restaurant asked me to do four things for her. She asked me to close all of the windows, throw out the garbage, sweep the floor clean, turn off the lights and lock the door before I went home. I eventually got to do all that and got home very late!

3. The science teacher was very accommodating and showed that she was quite the expert in the course that I enrolled in. She was very encouraging in terms that when we made mistakes, she encouraged us to our work collaboratively to realize our errors. She encouraged us to use the internet to read, think for ourselves and use it as a resource in the classroom.

4. Sonam lives over there by the university. His address is 16127 Dufferin St. He likes to ride his bike to downtown and visit his friends that live around there. They were members of ORAD. They usually met at the café on Church St.. They would go out as a group and exercise outdoors. Eventually, they set up an Outdoor club in the area and it became quite popular.

Adapted from Scheetz, N. A. (2009). Building ASL interpreting and translation skills: Narratives for practice (with DVD). Boston: Pearson Allyn and Bacon

SIGN 1004 Practice sheet
Noun Verb Pairs Part 1

5. Tamika was quite the shopper. Her closet would be full of trendy clothes. Her drawer was well organized as she would put her blouses in the top drawer, skirts in the second drawer and jackets in the third drawer. Her tendency for organization was also obvious when she would get up in the morning, she would always do these in order such as turning on the light, turning on the TV to Breakfast TV, opening the either the top or the second drawer and then the third drawer. When she was all done, she usually walked to school.

6. Can you help me? I can’t find my iPhone! I need to send a text to my partner. I think I left it in the ASL lab. My workstation was number 9. Have you seen it ? If you find it, please give it to me or to the faculty in 448E.

7. I need some paper for the copying machine. Can you help me find the paper? I thought it was down the hall on the left by the door by the elevator. I saw a teacher bringing out a set of printing paper on this floor so there must be a copying machine and a stack of printing papers. I need it for my sales presentation tonight!

8. Casey loves airplanes. He dreams to be a pilot as he loves to pretend to fly by spinning. He loves to use his iPad to Google for pictures and videos of airplanes. He often asks me to take him to the airport. He is autistic and has abilities. Support him by joining the “Walk for Autism” this month.

Adapted from Scheetz, N. A. (2009). Building ASL interpreting and translation skills: Narratives for practice (with DVD). Boston: Pearson Allyn and Bacon