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American Sign Language II

ASL 112

American Sign Language II

ASL 112

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: ASL 111 with a minimum grade of C, or permission of ASL coordinator.

Continues study of ASL expanding upon knowledge, grammar, skills and vocabulary. Continues study of ASL receptive and expressive skills. Uses full immersion in classroom, and nonverbal communication will be practiced. (60-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate expressive and receptive skills appropriate to second level (second semester) of ASL.

Objectives:

  • Reproduce signs given by the instructor and uses them to express oneself.
  • Make requests by articulating them in ASL.
  • Follow and give directions to physical locations.
  • Describe physical attributes and clothing articles
  • Show appropriate signs for differenct occupations.
  • Increase vocabulary including but not limited to the following: animals, money, ethnicity, countries, and nature.

Use critical thinking skills to form sentences and conversations spontaneously, forming appropriate grammatical rules in ASL.

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate role shifting.
  • Use topic/comment structure when necessary.
  • Indicate temporal sequencing, frequency, and proper use of time signs.
  • Model listing instead of using "and"
  • Indicate which classifier is being used for an object, person, or adjective

Access, analyze, and use information with ASL vocabulary and grammar.

Objectives:

  • Differentiate between numbers used for age, time, money, and ordinals.
  • Use directional, spatial, and inflecting verbs appropriately.
  • List synonyms for English words that can represent ASL concepts.
  • Translate English sentences to ASL appropriately.

Demonstrate ASL proficiency

Objectives:

  • Recall and use descriptive classifiers.
  • Indentify and use locative classifiers.
  • Construct temporal aspects accurately.
  • Compare and contrast between ASL glossing and English text.
  • Describe using signs for ethnicity or nationality.