AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

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bear Alfredo Quisper Quispeac@lacitycollege.edu 2284

 

American Sign Language Courses
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AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE SKILL CERTIFICATE (Now Available)

 

Required Courses
ASL 1 4 units (UC:CSU)
ASL 2 4 units (UC:CSU)
ASL 3 4 units (UC:CSU)
ASL 25 2 units (UC:CSU)
ASL 30 1 units (UC:CSU)
Total                                                                         15 units (UC:CSU)

 

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I (4 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

In this course students develop basic grammar and lexical proficiency in American Sign Language. Emphasis is placed on comprehension skills. Overview of topics include pronouns, colors, interrogatives, negations, schools, people, family relationships, work, life events, daily activities. transportations, time/calendar, fingerspelling. Functional/notional discourse behavior are developed including conversational openers, greetings, identifying, introducing, asking/requesting, responding, comparing /contrasting. This course also incorporates vital aspects of the Deaf culture and community.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE II (4 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

In this course students complete the study of elementary vocabulary and grammar begun in ASL 1. Emphasis is placed on the development of inflectional and non-manual behavior patterns. Students continue to examine selected aspects of Deaf culture and community within receptive and xpressive conversations. An overview of topics includes: grammatical features, such as, syntax, pronominalization, verb aspect/modulation, tense, number incorporation, adverbials, adjectival, topicalization, spatialization; interactive behaviors, such as, requests, turn-taking, making suggestions, giving feedback, interrupting; and cultural topics, such as, myths, social and political organizations, signaling devices, and technology within the Deaf community

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE III (4 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

Students continue to develop American Sign Language grammar, with special emphasis on idiomatic constructions. Conversational techniques are emphasized focusing on expressive skills, and expanded study of Deaf cultural issues.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE 25 (2 UNITS) - 

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE 30: FINGER SPELLING (1 UNITS) - (CSU)