Cindy L. K. Herbst
National Center on Deafness
Jeanne Chisholm Hall
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8267
ITP Students - $7 (photo ID required)
CSUN/NCOD Employees - $15
All Others - $25
CSUN Parking - $6
Interpreting/captioning services are available upon request. Requests must be submitted at least seven (7) working days in advance. All other accommodation requests must be submitted ten (10) working days in advance. Thank you!
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Angela Funke is an approved RID CMP sponsor.
This entire activity has been awarded (0.3) CEUs in the area of Professional Studies by The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf at the "Some" Content Knowledge Level for CMP and ACET participants.
Partial CEUs will not be awarded.
Workshop/Course Description - This workshop will focus on specific vocabulary in both ASL and English that offers users both literal and figurative meanings. For some vocabulary, these two types of meanings are the same between ASL and English. For other vocabulary, these two types of meanings are not the same between ASL and English. A couple examples are: cool/COOL (for temperature and temperament, but not for the slang use, “Cool!”), or heavy/HEAVY (for weight and degree of seriousness).
- Participants will list, review, and discuss vocabulary in ASL that has both literal and figurative meanings.
- Participants will list, review, and discuss vocabulary in English that has both literal and figurative meanings.
- Participants will practice interpreting selected texts, applying what has been discussed. They will use appropriate vocabulary for literal and figurative meaning in both English-to-ASL and ASL-to-English interpretations.
Cindy Herbst has been co-coordinator and instructor in the ASL/English Interpreter Education Program at Los Angeles Pierce College since 1979. She has Deaf parents and has been certified by RID (CSC) since 1978. Cindy received her M.S. in Teaching Interpreting from McDaniel College (formerly Western Maryland College) in 1991. She has worked as a post-secondary educational interpret, primarily at CSU Northridge since 1971, and a Video Relay Interpreter for Sorenson since 2004. She has served as a consultant, workshop presenter, facilitator and mentor for over 30 years. Cindy is married and has one daughter.