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DEAF 310 American Sign Language I

Units: 4

Hours: 72 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU; UC

This is the first course in a series of four courses in American Sign Language (ASL). The instructional activities are based on an immersion approach, in which the learners develop language competency in source and target language. The emphasis is on non-speech communication. Topics include grammatical features such as adjective descriptors, differentiation between cardinal/ordinal numbers, contrastive structure, temporal aspect markers and temporal sequencing, conversational skills, narrative skills, and discussions with peers. This course was formerly known as SILA 305.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO 1: ASSEMBLE SHORT SENTENCE DIALOGS WHICH DEMONSTRATE RECEPTIVE AND EXPRESSIVE COMPETENCIES OF TARGETED LEXICAL AND SYNTACTICAL FORMS OF AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE.