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DEAF 312 American Sign Language II

Units: 4

Hours: 72 hours LEC

Prerequisite: DEAF 310 or SILA 305 with a grade of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU; UC

This is the second in a series of four courses in American Sign Language (ASL). The emphasis is on nonverbal communication. Course topics will be presented in a culturally rich context, providing students with the opportunity to develop an understanding and appreciation for Deaf culture. 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 306.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

SLO #1: PREPARE COMPLEX DIALOGUES THAT DEMONSTRATE RECEPTIVE AND EXPRESSIVE COMPETENCIES OF TARGETED LEXICAL ITEMS FROM SITUATION FROM SITUATIONS OR NARRATIVES THAT OCCUR IN DAILY LIFE ACTIVITIES.