Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Jun 21, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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(HUMD [M]) (R only)

Broadens the use of conversational ASL hand-shapes and basic grammatical structures. Co-selection of features and mutual monitoring possibilities for topics will be examined to formulate ASL conversational context for occupation, activities, location, and stages of life. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in ASLP 100  or equivalent, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SL 110.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
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 the high beginner level.
  • Interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics, demonstrating receptive competency at the high beginner level.
  • Present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics at the high beginner 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 the high beginner 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 community and function within the norm of this culture.

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