DEAF 314 American Sign Language III
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Prerequisite: DEAF 312 or SILA 306 with a grade of "C" or better
Transferable: CSU; UC
This course is the third in a series of four courses in American Sign Language. It emphasizes expressive and receptive nonverbal communication skills between signers who have preliminary American Sign Language syntactical and lexical skills. It provides an understanding of deaf cultural processes by identifying behaviors and norms from activities assigned in the class. It also includes dialogs that involve asking, empathizing, negotiating and agreeing or disagreeing. The emphasis is on non-speech communication. This course was formerly known as SILA 315.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
SLO #1: APPRAISE AND DEMONSTRATE RECEPTIVE AND EXPRESSIVE SKILLS OF TARGETED FEATURE GRAMMATICAL FEATURES WHICH INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING AREAS: NUMBERS WHEN EXPRESSING TIMES, MONEY, COUNTING, DATES AND ADDRESSES CONCEPTS; FREQUENCY VERBS WHEN EXPRESSING TIME AND DURATION; LOCATIVE CLASSIFIERS WHEN DESCRIBING BUILDINGS FLOOR PLANS; DESCRIPTIVE CLASSIFIERS WHEN ASKED TO DEFINE AND DESCRIBE FURNITURE, CLOTHING, VARIOUS OBJECTS AND FOOD DISHES.