Jun 14, 2021  
2021-22 Catalog 
    
2021-22 Catalog
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ASL& 223 - American Sign Language VI


5 CR

Continues ASL 222  (prev ASL 202). Students increase their understanding of ASL grammar, expand vocabulary, and engage in refinement of their signing style within a cultural context.

Prerequisite(s): ASL 221  (prev ASL 201) with a C- or better or permission of instructor.

Course Outcomes
  • Transcribe Signed sentences at an advanced level.
  • Read and understand Glossed ASL sentences at an advanced level.
  • Transcribe classifiers to ASL Gloss at an advanced level.
  • Read and understand glossed Classifiers at an advanced level.
  • Identify, define and give examples of advanced linguistic properties of American Sign Language.
  • Engage in culturally appropriate, signed conversations using intricate description, of finances, living situations, automobiles, education, diversity, and life span dynamics.
  • Engage in culturally appropriate, signed conversations about health, the human body, and medicine.
  • Demonstrate vocabulary and grammatical acumen to engage in ASL conversation with near-native fluency.
  • Produce and understand classifiers with near-native fluency.
  • Produce and understand mouth morphemes, and non-manual markers with near-native fluency.
  • Direct and manage conversation skills in ways consistent with cultural norms of American Deaf culture.
  • Understand and appropriately respond to a wide variety of signing styles and registers common in American Deaf culture.
  • Identify, explain, and effectively apply the topic-comment structure, and supporting non-manual grammatical signals.
  • Produce and understand numbers in ASL with near-native fluency.
  • Demonstrate code-switching and register control with near-native fluency.
  • Demonstrate storytelling techniques with near-native fluency.


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