American Sign Language (ASL)


These classes will allow students to develop basic language skills utilizing ASL as well as develop knowledge and understanding of Deaf culture, the Deaf community, and historical topics related to the Deaf community. Level I, II, and III classes are offered, each lasting 6 weeks.

Level I and II

Course Description: This course aims to support a student’s learning of American Sign Language (ASL). Students will work on developing perceptual, attentional, manual, and non-manual skills necessary to learn ASL, and successfully manage various uncomplicated communicative tasks in social situations. The course introduces the student to vocabulary and grammar for introducing oneself, exchanging personal information, talking about surroundings, giving directions, and describing various activities. The course also includes the teaching of information about Deaf culture, history, values, social norms, communication norms, and the role that those norms play in the Deaf community.

Level III

Course Description: This course is an introduction to intermediate skills in developing production and comprehension skills in American Sign Language (ASL). Students will learn ASL vocabulary, structure, and grammar. Course content also includes the manual alphabet and numbers. Students will further renew their conversational abilities, and culturally appropriate behaviors, and learn about the culture and history of Deaf communities.



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