University General Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    May 25, 2019  
University General Course Catalog 2018-2019
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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, students will be able to:
1. 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. 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. discuss important news events, discuss family and activities in depth.
4. 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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