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ASL1114 – American Sign Language and Deaf Culture IV pdf

Credits: 4 (4/0/0)
Description: This course, the fourth in a series of American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf culture courses, focuses upon the grammatical features of ASL and vocabulary expansion. Content of this course will focus on sentence construction, inflecting verbs and classifiers. Fluency and accuracy of fingerspelling will continue to be developed, as well as the use of lexicalized signs and numbering.
Prerequisites: ASL1113
Grade of B or better in ASL1113
Corequisites: None
  1. Demonstrate visual skills and full visual attention by using ASL without resorting to spoken English.
  2. Identify and adjust to sign language variations.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of complex ASL grammatical principles.
  4. Produce a variety of ASL sentence constructions with increased thematic vocabulary and ASL structure.
  5. Identify and express appropriate meanings of ASL vocabulary in context.
  6. Identify and produce different usage of classifiers: locative, descriptive and instrumental.
  7. Demonstrate advanced proficiency in fingerspelling and comprehension of lexicalized signs.
  8. Demonstrate advanced proficiency in numbering.
  9. Use tense markers.
  10. Produce and identify targeted vocabulary.
  11. Display advanced usage of Deaf idioms.
  12. Demonstrate advanced ability to converse with members of the Deaf community.
MnTC goal areas: None

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