ASL& 122: Am Sign Language II

Class Program
Degree Code
Humanities Lecture
Credits 5 Lecture Hours 55
Conversational manual communication and implementation of basic vocabulary, introduction of broader vocabulary and development of conversational skills; vocabulary is presented and practice given. This course is not meant to prepare students as interpreters for the deaf.

Prerequisites

ASL& 121 or demonstrated competency
Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to demonstrate the following knowledge or skills:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of receptive and body language at the intermediate proficiency level.
  2. Produce expressive and body language at the intermediate proficiency level.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of deaf culture.
Institutional Outcomes
IO1 Communication: Students will be able to communicate clearly and effectively.
Course Content Outline
  1. Review of ASL vocab and adjectives to describe people
  2. Describers, classifiers, review of colors
  3. New vocabulary, negatives and questions, tense indicators
  4. History of American Sign Language
  5. Review and practice for proficiency
Department Guidelines

Quizzes and exams-both written and signed-all questions weighted equally. Grades assigned by percentages according to college standard.

PO4 should be assessed: Students will be able to recognize or articulate personal/interpersonal aspects of, or connections between, diverse cultural, social, or political contexts.