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AM 148 - American Sign Language IV

(3 units)
Using the language skills learned in AM 147 , students will broaden their vocabulary and communication skills using sign language.

Prerequisite(s): AM 147 .

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall and Summer
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to gain a constructive understanding 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 an emphasis on classifiers (CL) and handshapes.
2. Students will be able to comprehend and express in ASL: object descriptions, CL (Classifiers) of objects and things, various food, cooking instructions and recipes, seasons/weather, holidays, weekend activities and events, catastrophe events, functional numbering: dates, addresses, prices/cost of things, character descriptions, fable storytelling. 
3. Students will be able to discuss important news events, discuss family and activities in depth.
4. Students will be able to narrate about weekend activities, interact with others by using in-depth vocabulary explanations and responses, able to use structured CL: skills in a storytelling format. 


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