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American Sign Language - Level 1   

Class Overview

Enhance your communication skills by learning American Sign Language (ASL) and get started in this interactive introductory class.

Learn the manual alphabet for fingerspelling words and names as well as basic signs for simple communication and gain a basic understanding of ASL grammar principles. Gain insight into the history of the deaf community and its language. 

Enjoy learning a new language and expanding your ability to communicate by learning American Sign Language! 

Learning Objectives

  • proper greetings, introductions, farewells, questions and answers in ASL
  • basic ASL vocabulary and grammar including Non-Manual Signals like facial expressions and body language
  • gender distinction, topic-comment structure, contrastive structure
  • incorporation of numbers into signs related to age and into pronoun signs
  • cultural information

Suggested Textbook 

Master ASL - Level One (with DVD) by Jason E. Zinza, ASIN: BOON4F390Q. Check online for best prices.

Who Might Enjoy This Class?

  • Those interested in learning a second language
  • Anyone seeking to expand their communication skills
 
American Sign Language - Level 1  Class in session. At this time, online registration is closed. Please check back next quarter. 
Item: Winter37282 Buck Rogers
 

This class is held online by videoconferencing. It is led by an instructor(s) in real-time as an interactive class experience. To attend and participate fully you will need access to a computer or device with video and a microphone, plus high-speed internet connection. Instructions to access the class will be emailed to you by the instructor or staff member before the class begins. Note: part of this class might be recorded, for the students and instructor to use for review only; recordings will be deleted after the end of the quarter.

 1/7/2023 - 3/25/2023 Fee: $269.00

Number of Sessions: 10
Format: Online
Schedule: Saturday, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
No class on 1/14 and 2/18

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