May 21, 2022
ASL 102 - Beginning American Sign Language II
Description: American Sign Language vocabulary, grammar, receptive, and expressive technique development.
Prerequisites: ASL 101
- Historical events within the deaf community
- Signed communication systems used in America
- Causes of deafness
- Receptive and expressive skill development
- Eye gaze
- Nonverbal expressions
- Sign vocabulary
- Number systems
- indicatorsDirectional verbs
- Outline the role of ASL in the deaf community.
- Describe various communication systems.
- Explain the importance of non-manual grammar in ASL.
- Employ the appropriate techniques within ASL with respect to attending, attention-getting, turn-taking, interrupting, and maintaining appropriate signing space.
- Engage in simple conversations in ASL about topics such as family background, routine activities, and occupations.
- Apply various forms of non-manual grammar and correct syntax for yes/no questions, wh-word questions, simple topical sentences, assertion, and negation.
- Use head, eye gaze, and body shifting to indicate direct address, comparisons, contrasts, and topic shifts.
- Use and comprehend descriptive, pronominal, and plural classifiers in context.
- Use and comprehend eye gazing in referencing.
- Use personal and possessive pronouns in context.
- Use space when referencing.
- Identify the object and subject when directional verbs are used.
- Use and comprehend specified core vocabulary in context.