Workshop Title: “What had happened wuz…” – A Revealing look at the Idiomatic Language and Spoken English as used by African Americans in Conversation. The Spoken English used by African Americans in conversation is often considered as “slang”. However, were you aware that it is a unique dialect of Standard English with its own rules of grammar and syntax?
Attendees will learn about the main features of this dialect and engage in practice sessions to see how this dialect impacts the work of ASL interpreters.
This is a FUN and INTERACTIVE workshop – register early!
Presenter: Sharon G. Hill, MBA, DARS-BEI Master Level
DATE: Saturday, October 20, 2012
TIME: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
University of Houston – Farish Hall
CONTACT PERSON NAME: Sharon Hill
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