Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Apr 19, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Development of advanced receptive and expressive skills in ASL, including politeness principles in ASL: fluency, tact, generosity, modesty, and solidarity. This course includes intensive work on conversational maxims in ASL: quantity, quality, relation, manner, and appropriateness. Recommended to be taken concurrently with ASLP 205 . PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in ASLP 110  or equivalent, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SL 200.

3 semester hours

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

  • Analyze, describe, employ, and recognize specific ASL grammatical structures.
  • Demonstrate a low advanced level of sign production and comprehension of fingerspelled words and integrate numbers in ASL.
  • Demonstrate a low advanced level of sign vocabulary and sentences, both expressively and receptively.
  • Demonstrate a mastery of polite conversation strategies to handle interruptions, including those due to sounds in the environment.
  • Demonstrate enhanced receptive and expressive skills in ASL and appropriately employ grammatical features in conversations of medium length with deaf users of ASL and with the teacher.
  • Demonstrate an 85% mastery of grammatical constructs and signing skills.
  • Show competence in the language at the low advanced level through expressive/receptive tests, dialogues, discussions, and question and answer skills.

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