ASL 202 - Intermediate American Sign Language 2
3 Lecture Hours
Prerequisites: A grade of “C” or better in ASL 201 or permission of the instructor.
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. The course requires students to practice and apply skills by completing projects outside the classroom.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Comprehend conversational discourse in ASL, including targeted ASL vocabulary, especially vocabulary related to the fields of sports, education, medicine, law and technology.
- Produce conversational discourse in ASL, including targeted ASL vocabulary, especially vocabulary related to the fields of sports, education, medicine, law and technology.
- Describe the size, shape and movement of a variety of objects using classifiers.
- Employ methods of conversation regulation for getting and maintaining attention, managing pace, interrupting and resuming conversations in ASL.
- Identify the difference between gestures and signs.
- Produce intermediate receptive comprehension and expressive gestural information.
- Grammatical and semantic rules and discourse strategies
- Life event narratives, ABC and handshape stories, poetry and drama
- Conversational and translating English and ASL
- Receptive and productive gesture practices
Instructor approved textbook and materials
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 12/15/2021
- Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
- Culture Society & Citizenship
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