Dec 04, 2022  
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ASL 202 - Intermediate American Sign Language 2


Credits: 3
3 Lecture 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. The course requires students to practice and apply skills by completing projects outside the classroom.


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, education, medicine, law and technology.
  2. Produce conversational discourse in ASL, including targeted ASL vocabulary, especially vocabulary related to the fields of sports, education, 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. Identify the difference between gestures and signs.
  6. Produce intermediate receptive comprehension and expressive gestural information.
Listed Topics
  1. Grammatical and semantic rules and discourse strategies
  2. Life event narratives, ABC and handshape stories, poetry and drama
  3. Conversational and translating English and ASL
  4. Receptive and productive gesture practices
Reference Materials
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:
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Culture Society & Citizenship
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 12/15/2021


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