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American Sign Language III

American Sign Language III

World Languages

In this course students will dive into more advanced ASL signing, including unique grammar features and advanced classifiers and locatives. Students learn to compose, and present new-found vocabulary and narratives by immersing themselves in Deaf culture and community. From opinions, slang, and idioms, to using technology and media that offers authentic Deaf perspectives. Explore how travel, cultural differences, and geography affect sign language. And gain a better understanding of Deaf culture by learning important events and examining topics such as education, science, and literature. Through discussing Deaf culture and experiences,students advance their signing skills by developing verb tenses, grammar, and syntax. Students will also apply their language skills in real conversation activities and through opportunities to debate real issues. 

Details:
- Available as Honors
- Meets NCAA requirements
Prerequisites: 
ASL II
Duration: 
2 Semesters