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ASL 212 - American Sign Language IV

Credits: 4
Provides opportunity to develop and refine advanced skills and fluency in ASL. Conducts class in ASL. Emphasizes full immersion where nonverbal communication will be praticed.

Prerequisite(s): ASL 211  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 ASL expressive and receptive skills to communicate and respond to others in a variety of conversational situations.
    1. Tell stories and antedotes.
    2. Participate in discussions.
    3. Conduct private conversations.
  2. Use critical thinking skills to converse spontaneously in ASL.
    1. Describe and expand on life events using appropriate grammatical structures
    2. Choose appropriate classifiers to describe shapes, locations, patterns, and textures.
    3. Discuss activities, plans, and opinions.
  3. Access, analyze, and use information with ASL grammar and vocabulary.
    1. Demonstrate knowledge of concept and multiple meaning words.
    2. Differentiate between types of numbers (cardinal, ordinal, money, time).
    3. Use rhetorical questions accurately.
    4. Model proper usage of ASL conjunctions.
    5. Show time reduplication.
  4. Demonstrate ASL proficiency.
    1. Explain and discuss how a decision has been made including listing the pros and cons.
    2. Presenting facts by using ratio, listing, fraction, ranking, and percentage.
    3. Narrate a story that supports the knowledge of elements in storytelling.
    4. Listing classifiers: instrument, element, locative, semantic, body, and body parts.
    5. Describe symptoms, causes, and treatments in regards to a medical condition.

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