July 18, 2012
order to deepen an understanding to foreign culture, the students of
the Prefecture School for the Deaf learned American Sign Language and
culture from the hearing American on July 18.
The school located
at Takamatsu-shi in the prefecture invites a foreign lecturer for the
Deaf students as a part of the cultural program every year.
Christopher McCabe from the United States, who works for the Kagawa
Prefecture Government as Coordinator for International Relations,
visited the school, and introduced his home state Colorado, etc. to ten
junior high school students, using the slide.
introduced the American Sign Language (ASL) showing the name of an
animal or a color, and the students pronounced English following Mr.
McCabe back, and practiced ASL.
After the lecture, one of the
students said, "Although ASL was difficult, I enjoyed the game with Mr.
McCabe because it was easy to memorize."
Japanese original article:
Links on Christopher McCabe:
- Newsletter - CIR Homepage