Areas of Study

Course Overview

This course is designed to continue development of American Sign Language (ASL) with a primary focus on refining the use of basic ASL sentence types. Pronominalization, classifiers, spatial referencing, pluralization, and temporal and distributional aspect are introduced. Students will learn routine communicative functions of the language: asking, requesting, providing clarification, giving and asking for directions. Information about the Deaf community and Deaf culture will be included.

Prerequisites: ASL I with a grade of ”B” or better or equivalent and permission of the department.

Credit: 3