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AM 146 - American Sign Language II

(4 units)
Using the sign language skills learned in AM 145 , students will broaden their vocabulary and communication skills using sign language.

Prerequisite(s): AM 145 .

Units of Lecture: 4
Offered: Every Spring and Summer
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to recognize, produce and utilize signs (expanded basic vocabulary) of American Sign Language (ASL) in sentences, conversations, story telling, poetry and/or song expression.
2. Students will be able to increase knowledge of recognizing, producing, and utilizing basic ASL grammar sentence structures, including: time/dates + object/subject/topic + verb, sentences with identifying nouns, using “finish” directional verbs, and verbs with classifiers (CL) and handshapes.
3. Students will be able to comprehend and express in ASL by: identifying and describing things, shapes and size descriptions of objects, describing and locating furniture in a room, describing and locating things around the house and neighborhood, descriptions of streets and maps, exchanging personal information by discussing life events and relationships, sharing basic medical descriptions, family relationship descriptions, nationalities, day-to-day and weekend activities, chaotic events, sports activities, events, and holidays.
4. Students will be able to understand the importance of Deaf cultural traditions, diversity and ethics in the modern world.
5. Students will be able to translate and express poetry and/a song in ASL.


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