Unit 2 - MY FAMILY My family
Curriculum link: levels 1 and 2 of The New Zealand Curriculum
In this unit, your students will learn how to introduce family members and give personal information.
- introduce family members and respond to introductions
- ask for and give personal information
- sign the numbers from 11 to 20.
The assessment criteria are based on the curriculum achievement objectives for learning languages levels at 1 and 2. These criteria measure the students’ ability to communicate in NZSL.
AGAIN, BROTHER, FAMILY, FAR-OUT (WOW!), FATHER, FRIEND, MORNING, AFTERNOON, NIGHT, HOW-MANY, LATER, LOOK, MOTHER, NO, PARENTS, PICTURE, SEE-YOU, SISTER, YES, MY, YOUR, NOTHING, WHO, IX-he, him, she, her, it, they
ELEVEN, TWELVE, THIRTEEN, FOURTEEN, FIFTEEN, SIXTEEN, SEVENTEEN, EIGHTEEN, NINETEEN, TWENTY (TWO + ZERO), NUMBERS 11-20
Negation: handwave; affirmative: headnod; possessives
Who is that woman?
WOMAN IX-she [Gloss: WHO; Non-manual signal: whq]
That’s my mother.
[Gloss: IX-she MY MOTHER; Non-manual signal: nod]
How many sisters do you have?
[Gloss: IX-you HAVE SISTER HOW-MANY; Non-manual signal: whq]
Do you have any brothers?
[Gloss: IX-you HAVE BROTHER; Non-manual signal: y/n q]
Yes, I've got two brothers.
[Gloss: IX-me HAVE TWO BROTHER; Non-manual signal: nod]
No, I don't have any brothers.
[Gloss: IX-me NOTHING BROTHER; Non-manual signal: neg]
Do you have any brothers or sisters?
[Gloss: IX-you HAVE BROTHER SISTER; Non-manual signal: y/n q]
What is his/her name?
[Gloss: IX-he NAME WHAT; Non-manual signal: whq]
His/her name is Jay.
IX-he NAME fs-Jay
Clip 0.4 Grammar
Clip 2.1a Vocabulary
Clip 2.1b Vocabulary
Clip 2.1c Vocabulary
Clip 2.2 Sentence patterns
Scene B Meeting the family
Activity 2.1 The vocabulary for introducing family members
Activity 2.2 The numbers 11–20
Activity 2.3 Asking for and giving personal information
Activity 2.4 Learning about glossing and assessing progress
Worksheet 2.1 Family vocabulary
Worksheet 2.2 Additional vocabulary
Worksheet 2.3 The numbers 11–20