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ASL 202 - Intermediate American Sign Language 2


Credits: 3
3 Skills Lab Hours

Prerequisites: A grade of “C” or better in ASL 201  or permission of the instructor.

 
Description
This course builds upon ASL 201  by increasing students’ skills of receiving and expressing American Sign Language (ASL). Students study translations, grammatical patterns, cultural and literary materials, dialogues and conversational activities. Students study components of visual gestural communication in this course.


Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Comprehend conversational discourse in ASL, including targeted ASL vocabulary, especially vocabulary related to the fields of sports, medicine, law and technology.
  2. Produce conversational discourse in ASL, including targeted ASL vocabulary, especially vocabulary related to the fields of sports, medicine, law and technology.
  3. Describe the size, shape and movement of a variety of objects using classifiers.
  4. Employ methods of conversation regulation for getting and maintaining attention, managing pace, interrupting and resuming conversations in ASL.
  5. Translate a children’s story written in third grade English into an ASL equivalent.
  6. Identify the difference between gestures and signs.
  7. Produce intermediate receptive comprehension and expressive gestural information.
Listed Topics
  1. Grammatical rules and discourse strategies
  2. Semantic Awareness Tests
  3. Life event narratives, ABC and handshape stories
  4. ASL poetry and drama
  5. Obtaining, directing, and maintaining conversational attention
  6. Conversational use of ASL
  7. Vocabulary for sports, medicine, law and technology
  8. Translation
  9. ASL demonstration
  10. Receptive and productive gesture practices
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 12/17/2015


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