Hey Rosetta Stone - How about teaching ASL?

Discussion in 'Sign Language & Deaf Education' started by rockdrummer, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. rockdrummer

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    I understand that Rosetta Stone methods are enabling people to learn new languages quickly but they don't offer ASL lessons. I wounder if they could use the same techniques to teach sign languages.

     
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    Rio Patriots Rock! Premium Member

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    I believe they do. I had a former deaf student using Rosetta Stone to review ASL at the community college lab.
     
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    ASL is not listed as one of the languages at the Rosetta site.

    Language Learning with Rosetta Stone
     
  4. rockdrummer

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    I don't see it on the website as a listed language. Can you give any further information about this?
     
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    Yes, I noticed its not listed on the website. It was strange how it was in the community college lab while I worked with a deaf student using the ASL program by Rosetta Stone. I would probably email Rosette and ask for it. Maybe, not all languages are on website.
     
  6. rockdrummer

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    Would it be possible for you to pm me the community college info and I will contact them to see how / where they got it. Thank you.. or if you prefer you could contact them and post here for others to benefit from. I appreciate your time.
     
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    Emailing Rosetta sounds like a good idea. I was wondering about this with the childrens language cartoon name Muzzy. I guess with a cartoon it would be a bit harder though. Can't to hear what Rosetta says.
     
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    I suggest call Rosetta Stone or email them. I remember this was back in 2005 when I saw it. Many colleges go through construction and always changing buildings , it can be likely that its not there anymore. I would suggest contacting Rosetta Stone since, they make the product not the college.
     
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    This is a wonderful idea! :)
     
  10. rockdrummer

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    Has anyone actually used the rosetta stone ASL course and if so, how was it? Did you learn fast?
     
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    UGH!! I contacted a local Rosetta Stone store and was told that the ASL program was in the making and to contact corporate to find out when it will be released. When I called corporate they told me they dont' offer an ASL program and there is not any plans to do so. I just love it when I get conflicting information.
     
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    Oh man, that's really a confusing reply indeed. I would suggest taking ASL classes that's where you will get some good training.
     
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    That's a shame!

    Like OB7 said, what about taking ASL classes?
     
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    That's too bad. Creating an ASL program would have been an excellent idea because I've heard alot of great things about the Rosetta Stone language series.
     
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    I have seen the Rosetta tv ad few times but never thought about the ASL language before. Yup, they should have it, too... shame!
     
  16. rockdrummer

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    Thanks!. I know about ASL classes. I was curious about Rosetta Stone teaching ASL because of how fast they claim they can teach a Language. I thought to myself "What about ASL?" but when I went to the site I didn't see it listed which is what prompted me to create the thread. Oh well... I guess it's their loss (no additional revenue)
     
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    Yes, even though they teach Spanish, I wouldn't invest money on the DVD/CD rather advance in the language taking a Spanish class. You will gain much more learning in the deaf culture and have fun! I will be studying Spanish in the fall :)
     
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    Man it would sure be cool if they would offer like a course in it. Ya know? Grammer, syntax and the works for ASL. Hmmmm, maybe one day!
     
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    Does anyone know of a website which uses Vlogs online to teach ASL in a systematic classroom type way, and that are for free?
     
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    if you want Rosetta Stone to make an ASL product I encourage EVERYONE to go to

    New Language Requests | Rosetta Stone

    and ask for ASL to be added. if enough people do this they will make the product. tell your friends!
     

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