CDI Exam Preparation Modules

Description in ASL

The course focus is the CASLI Performance Exam for Deaf Interpreters and the Gap Test that will be required for those having completed the CDI Knowledge Exam before 2021. This course provides test preparation content in manageable and distinct sections, a total of seven modules. The overall goal of this training is to help you understand […]

2022-01-21T10:51:12-06:00December 21st, 2021|

Body Language: Interpreting about the Cardiovascular system for Deaf Interpreters

ASL Version of Description

“Body Language: Interpreting about the Cardiovascular System for Deaf Interpreters” process provides resources to practice and translation about the following topics:  blood pressure, heart attack, aneurysms, angiograms/angioplasty, atrial fibrillation, and the cardiovascular system as a whole.  For each topic, participants work on the following skills: doing a prediction activity to prepare to think about the […]

2022-01-19T14:32:07-06:00December 8th, 2021|

How to be a better interpreter

The signer explains perspectives on how to be a better interpreter.

A translation/summary is available below in English. These are designed as resources for working with the text in ASL. They are not intended to represent a definitive way to translate the text.

Visual Description

A white CATIE Center logo is in the lower right corner of the screen. The woman narrates the entire video in […]

2022-01-19T19:44:35-06:00June 10th, 2020|

Fingerspelled Word Recognition: Coffee

This clip runs from 1:30 (beginning of the video) to 2:29. Watch the entire clip and then create an interpretation.
If you wish to re-watch it, you need to re-fresh the page or manually move it back to the beginning of the clip.

Once you are done with this clip, close the window and click the next number.
This clip […]

2022-01-19T19:42:33-06:00April 7th, 2020|

A Talk About Fly Fishing

A white man with curly brown hair and a mustache wearing a blue collared shirt sits in front of a dark blue background. An open cation reads Something like a Disco BarIn this video, Bob Johnson explains about how art, technology, and natural history are combined in his favorite avocation, fly fishing.

To begin, click on Step 1 toggle below.


This video […]

2022-01-21T11:29:13-06:00September 30th, 2019|

Interactive Practice: Meeting with a Travel Agent

This video was originally created through the Department of Linguistics and Interpreting at Gallaudet University. “Interpreter Training for Deaf Individuals” CFDA. 84.160A, U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration. The CATIE Center is grateful to Dr. Carol Patrie for making it available for inclusion in the GTC Resource Library.

Although the contents of this video were developed under a grant from the Department of Education, […]

2022-01-21T11:32:58-06:00September 23rd, 2019|

ASL Monologues – 1990

The original video is available in its entirety. You can click below to see the individual ASL monologues without and with interpretation.

  • Deaf Julia Childs – 7:20
  • School Options for My Deaf Children – 15:30
  • Illiteracy – 14:15
  • Deaf Olympics – 13:20
  • Sociolinguistics of Deaf Senior Citizens –  8:20

This video was originally created through the Department of Linguistics and Interpreting at Gallaudet University. “Interpreter […]

2022-01-21T13:09:26-06:00September 23rd, 2019|

ASL Monologues – 1991

The above video is from the original VHS produced by Gallaudet University which includes a spoken English interpretaion.  There was an error in the copying of the material and only the first two monologues are contained in this file.  This excerpt contains two monologues:

  • Coaching Adult Basketball – 12:00
  • Work as a P.E. Teacher – 5:30

You can view the individual texts below without and […]

2022-01-21T13:21:43-06:00September 23rd, 2019|

ASL Monologues – 1992

The above video is from the original VHS produced by Gallaudet University .  There is no interpretation with this video.    This video contains seven monologues:

  • Deaf Dropouts from Mainstream Programs – 18:30
  • Teaching English to Deaf Students – 4:30
  • Gallaudet’s Office of Student Life – 11:00
  • Biking Across America -11:00
  • A High School Experience with Outward Bound – 16:00
  • Extracurricular Support of Academics […]
2022-01-21T13:46:14-06:00September 23rd, 2019|