ASLP 100 - ASL I
(HUMD [M]) (R only)
A survey of conversational ASL hand-shapes and basic grammatical structures. Basic cultural information that influences forms and communication in ASL will be presented and studied. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly SL 100.
3 semester hours
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- Engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions and exchange opinions at basic level.
- Interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics, demonstrating receptive competency at basic level.
- Present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics at basic level.
- Employ language functions appropriately in explaining perspectives on deafness, identify the assistance devices used by Deaf people in their homes.
- Employ the syntax and grammar rules of American Sign Language at basic level.
- Analyze the sociological aspects of introductions among hearing and deaf community including culturally appropriate ways to get Deaf person’s attention.
- Compare and contrast the language studied with their own.
- Describe the beliefs, values, practices and products of the Deaf communities and be able to function within its norms.
- Analyze the use of the language both within and beyond the school setting, identifying and utilizing appropriate language registers.
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