|SignWriting List Forum|
Stefan Woehrmann |
Date: Thu Dec 14, 2000 8:09 pm
Subject: Re: facial expressions and lip-reading
>From: Mark Penner
>Reply-To: SignWriting List
>To: SignWriting List
>Subject: Re: facial expressions and lip-reading
>Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2000 13:58:24 +0900
>Thanks for the picture. I don't know anything about lipreading, teaching
>or doing it, but I have struggled with how to make certain lip formations
>that are an integral part of Japanese Sign Language. ah, ee, u (Short, same
>as oo), e, and o (long), and then these same vowels with a "P" in front
>(pa, pee, pu, etc)
> > Nevertheless - I succeeded to develop a whole set of sound-signs for the
> > German Language which is a tremendous help for my students to improve
> > articulation - or to get started from the beginning ;-)
>Could you send me your SW sound set? I have a feeling it would be a big
>help in trying to tackle this problem.
nice to hear from you again. How is it going - did you translate any
some mor signs from the japanese bible project ?
Iīm sorry for you (and me ) that we didnīt continue - sooo much to do.
Well,- thanks for your interest in my "SW sound set " I like this term
Even if you canīt use these signs directly 1 : 1 for japanese sounds they
could be hopefully a basis for further developments for your purposes ??
I attached my SW.file anlaut.sw This file shows in the first part of
each row the symbol for the sound- next to the right you will find typical
german words that start with this sound
In Germany we use such a "Anlaut-Tabelle" to inform the hearing !!!!
children about the pronounciation of the letters -
Iīm interested in your feed-back
All the best