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ASL& 122 American Sign Language II

5 credits
The student will build on skills developed in ASL& 121 . The focus is on more advanced vocabulary, and more conversational dialogues.

Prerequisites: ASL& 121 .

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate improvement in existing skills, and express concepts correctly and understandably in American Sign Language
  • Demonstrate knowledge and comprehension of core vocabulary appropriate for ASL II
  • Explain how sign movements can be modified to change meaning; how and when facial expressions occur; and how body, head, and eye movements are used in phrasing and agreement
  • Use vocabulary to discuss locating things around the house, complaining, making suggestions and requests, exchanging personal information and life events, describing and identifying things, and talking about the weekend
  • Participate in simple conversations on topics beyond the most immediate needs, e.g. giving directions, describing others, making requests, talking about family and occupations in depth, attributing qualities to others, talking about routines
  • Identify, explain, and illustrate the various concepts, rules, and functions of ASL