American Sign Language

Introduction to American Sign Language (ASL) is a 6-week intensive course meant for those with no prior study of ASL. This course is an introduction to functions and grammar in American Sign Language. Topics range from students talking about themselves and their immediate environment to discussing the family and daily routines. Culturally appropriate behaviors are also introduced and expanded upon. Students are exposed to language skills necessary to communicate a variety of question forms, and descriptions of location and environment. Students rehearse conversational strategies and volunteer appropriate information to maintain a comfortable exchange

American Sign Language I