An introduction to American Sign Language (ASL). Students will learn basic ASL skills used in a variety of situations. The class is taught using American Sign Language. Voice and written communication are kept to a minimum. Deaf cultural studies are the thematic components throughout the course.
- Demonstrate receptive and expressive competencies of targeted lexical and syntactical forms of American Sign Language.
- Demonstrate skills in utilizing dialogues using eye contact, body orientation, and other appropriate behaviors relative to dialogues using eye contact, body orientation, and other appropriate behaviors relative to dialogue formation; forms of socially appropriate behaviors when engaged in sign language communication.
- Demonstrate awareness of aspects of deaf culture.
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