Aug 20, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASL 2040 - American Sign Language IV (4CR)


(4L) This course will continue advanced level instruction in American Sign Language, fingerspelling, deafness and deaf culture. Emphasis will be on receptive and expressive language skills within the parameters of sign language using the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language 5 C’s to include: Communication, Culture, Connections, Comparisons and Community. This course will continue developing American Sign Language. Advanced vocabulary and ASL grammar will be taught and reinforced through classroom presentations and activities, cultural models and visual media presentations. Discussions will focus on deafness, deaf history, current trends and related topics. The direct experience method (using ASL with no voice) will be used to enhance language acquisition.

Prerequisites: Successful completion (C or better) of ASL 2030  or equivalent coursework.



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