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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 23, 2018
Catalog 2017-2018

ASL& 121 American Sign Language I

5 credits
The student will learn the basic manual alphabet, vocabulary, numbers and phrases used in everyday communication, while developing an understanding and appreciation of Deaf Culture.

Quarters Offered: All

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of the course the student will:

  • Compose and construct sentences using ASL grammatical structure
  • Articulate pattern phrases in both receptive and expressive communication
  • Use basic vocabulary to ask and respond to questions using ASL
  • Implement a variety of strategies when communicating with the Deaf
  • Demonstrate cultural competence through the exploration of deaf history, deaf culture, community
  • Effectively use ASL signs, vocabulary and finger spelling in meaningful daily conversation

Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 50