New DL Platform Approved
"Teach Me English in ASL" has been approved as a DL platform for proxy hours. The program targets deaf individuals who use sign language and are proficient in technology. It is the first specialized ABE DL program for this population approved in Minnesota. It focuses on teaching English grammar, idioms, and vocabulary while using American Sign Language. Included are 180 grammar lessons focusing on the alphabet, capitalization, abbreviations, punctuation, nouns, noun determiners, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections. The program also includes supplementary discs that focus on vocabulary (including prefixes, roots, and suffixes) and 500 English idioms. Detailed information on the platform is available under the Approved DL Platdforms section of this website.