Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    May 22, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

ASL 202 - Intermediate American Sign Language II

Description: Extension of proficiency and development of receptive and expressive skills at the intermediate level. Emphasis on practical application of American sign language skills and cross-cultural communication with a focus on the cultural aspects.

Prerequisites: ASL 201  

Credits: 4
Lecture: 4
Lab: 0

Course Content:

  1. Extension of selected colloquial ASL signs and idiomatic expressions
  2. Advanced narrative, dialogues, daily situations, and spontaneous conversations at the intermediate level
  3. Extension of sign settings (e.g. formal vs. informal, small group discussions and dialogues)
  4. Extension of expressive and receptive mastery of grammatical features at the intermediate level 

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe objects, places, people, and events. (1-4)
  2. Express feeelings, opinions, emotional reactions, volition, doubt and contingent situations. (1-4)
  3. Narrate a series of events in, past, present and future timeframes. (1-4)
  4. Initiate, respond, and maintain face-to-face conversations with a moderate amount of spontaneity using present and past tenses. (1-4)