ASL 201 : Intermediate American Sign Language I

This course focuses on further developing and refining basic receptive and expressive American Sign Language skills, and visual-spatial orientation acquired in ASL 101 and ASL 102. More complex vocabulary and grammar are presented in context and figurative language introduced. Expressive skills will be stressed. To further develop receptive and expressive competence, students are expected to attend community events and/or perform community service in an American Sign Language environment. Prerequisite: ASL 102 with a grade of C or better. Three class hours and one lab hour per week. Instructional Support Fee applies. Gen. Ed. Competencies Met: Human Expression.
  1. Comprehend intermediate ASL I expressions receptively.
  2. Express themselves accurately at an intermediate ASL I level.
  3. Analyze and react to their experiences in the Deaf community and their language development.
  4. Demonstrate understanding that ASL is a complex language in class discussion, exams and papers.
  5. Recognize the Deaf community as a cultural/linguistic minority in class discussion, exams and papers.





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