Montgomery College 2023-2024 Catalog 
    Feb 26, 2024  
Montgomery College 2023-2024 Catalog
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Cultivating the communicative approach by learning ASL functions in interactive contexts. Methods of confirming and correcting information, asking for clarification, agreeing, declining or hedging and appropriate ways of getting and directing attention in various situations will be examined to frame effective communication in ASL. Recommended to be taken concurrently with ASLP 206 . PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in ASLP 200  or equivalent, or consent of department. Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Exhibit the appropriate usage of descriptive classifiers and signs in ASL.
  • Demonstrate the competence in the language at an advanced level through expressive/receptive tests/skills, dialogs/discussions, question and answer drills, demonstrating an 85% mastery of grammatical constructs and signing skills.
  • Narrate a complete story using specified ASL structures including non-manual markers, contrastive structures, reference points, classifiers; retell a complete story in ASL.
  • Initiate and sustain interpersonal conversation using the knowledge of the language and its issues and grammatical rules through expressive performance in class, class discussion, presentation, and examination.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in ASL by achieving a 90% competency at the advanced level on the proficiency interview.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of diverse cultures, including global and historical perspectives.
  • Communicate effectively using listening, speaking, reading (receptive) and expressive skills using ASL.
  • Demonstrate competence through tests, midterm and the final exam.

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