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ASL2100 – Linguistics of American Sign Language pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: This is an introduction to the linguistic structure of American Sign Language (ASL). This course includes linguistic fields, communication systems, syntax, phonology and grammar. This course also contains other linguistic elements unique to spatially- and visually-based languages such as morphemes, phonemes, semantics and pragmatics.
Prerequisites: Grade of B or better in ASL1115
Grade of B or better in IPP2112
Grade of B or better in IPP2113
Corequisites: None
  1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Deaf Culture and ASL.
  2. Display an appreciation for the linguistic and cultural diversity of the Deaf Community and ASL.
  3. Illustrate understanding and usage of ASL syntax, phonology and grammar.
  4. Apply language observation and learning skills outside the classroom.
  5. Use ASL with grammatically correct sentence structure, fingerspelling, numbering systems, classifiers and non-manual signals.
  6. Employ appropriate transitions, conversational repair and cohesive features of ASL.
  7. Utilize linguistics of ASL including morphemes and phonemes.
  8. Exhibit knowledge of semantics and pragmatics of ASL.
  9. Portray awareness of the different functions of space in ASL.
MnTC goal areas: None

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