Aug 19, 2022  

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ASL 211 - American Sign Language III

Credits: 4
Builds upon previous knowledge and skills in ASL emphasizing expressive skills. Participates in class in ASL. Emphasizes full immersion where nonverbal communication is practiced. 

Prerequisite(s): ASL 112  with a minimum grade of C or permission of ASL coordinator.
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 60 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Use critical thinking skills to apply appropriate grammar and signs to construct ASL sentences.
    1. Show various aspects of time signs, including recurring and continuous.
    2. Model classifiers, including locative, and using non-dominant hand as reference.
    3. Incorporate role shifting in narrating a short story.
    4. Use topic/comment structure appropriately.
  2. Access, analyze, and use information to produce concepts represented by ASL signs in interaction with others.
    1. List English synonyms for ASL concept words.
    2. Model appropriate signs in making complaints or requests in ASL.
    3. Describe one's emotions and feelings accurately.
    4. Explain the reason for relocating or moving away.
  3. Demonstrate ASL proficiency.
    1. Differentiate signs for multiple meaning words.
    2. Compose a story about life events from the beginning to the end.
    3. Use appropriate classifiers to describe a room or a house.
    4. Reconstruct appropriate classifiers to accurately represent the concepts.
    5. Distinguish between the use of transitions and continuity in signs.

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