ASL Practice Place

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Program Type:

Bilingual, Social, Workshop

Age Group:

Teen, Adult

Program Description

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Coos Bay Public Library, in partnership with with American Sign Language instructor, Kandy Bergquist, will co-host ASL Practice Place every third Thursday of the month on Zoom!

Bergquist has been studying ASL for over 30 years. She worked as an interpreter in school systems including special needs children, in programs for special needs adults, and privately with adults. Additionally, she worked with the deaf and hard of hearing (D/HH) as an interpreter, classroom aid, and Speech Pathologist. Bergquist received specialized training in graduate school for working with the D/HH population and currently teaches ASL and Signed English at Southwestern Oregon Community College.

Program is for those who wish to practice their ASL conversational skills and help other learners in a friendly setting. Attendees will have the opportunity to sign in ASL as a group for one hour in a casual, informal environment. This is NOT a class, but we will provide ideas for conversational topics. Beginners are welcome. Let’s sign!

This program is FREE and open to anyone who wishes to sharpen their ASL conversational skills. Register for this virtual program @


ASLPP Questions for July 2024 (Practice ahead or just show up to discuss the following)

July Topic: Games

1. What is the first game you remember playing? (Duck duck goose, slap jack, hide and seek)

2. What board game did you play as a child? As an adult?

3. What games have you played in ASL?

4. Does your family like games? What is their Favorite?

5. What Physical games do you like to play? (Volleyball, baseball,…)

6. What game would you like to try?

7. Have you ever created a game? If so, what kind?

8. Do you have a favorite TV game show?

9. Have you ever been in a game competition or tournament?

10. What is your favorite Olympic Summer game? Winter Game?