2 - American SIgn Language - Kristine Hall
|Course:||American SIgn Language|
|Course Length:||16 week|
|Textbook Title:||Signing Naturally Level 1 (1-6 Units)|
|Types of Assessments:||Receptive and Expressive Assessments.|
Develops basic vocabulary and grammar of American Sign Language. Emphasis is placed on comprehension skills. Incorporates vital aspects of the Deaf culture and community.
Overview of topics include: pronouns, colors, interrogatives, negations, school, people, homes, family relationships, work, like events, daily activities, transportation, time/calendar, numbers, fingerspelling, opposites, food, pleas, sports, feeling/opinion. Functional/notional discourse behaviors are developed, including: conversational openers, greetings, identifying, introducing, asking/requesting, comparing/contrasting, and responding.
What to Expect in this Course
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
- Receptive skills: demonstrate understanding of basic ASL vocabulary and syntax with repetitions and slower than average speed.
- Expressive skills: demonstrate ability to express elementary needs.
- Grammar/Culture: demonstrate satisfactory knowledge of proper grammar/culture rules.
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Last updated: 01/04/2021 Sub # Orig: 2856