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DEAF 316 American Sign Language IV

Units: 4

Hours: 72 hours LEC

Prerequisite: DEAF 314 or SILA 315 with a grade of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU; UC

This course is the fourth in a series of four courses in American Sign Language (ASL). It emphasizes expressive communication skills that involve locating and signing interesting facts, making major life decisions, discussing health conditions, and using money. It incorporates information and activities previously learned about Deaf culture into these narratives. The emphasis is on non-speech communication. This course was formerly known as SILA 316.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

SLO #1: APPRAISE AND DEMONSTRATE RECEPTIVE AND EXPRESSIVE MASTERY OF TARGETED GRAMMATICAL MARKERS WHICH INCLUDE: ELABORATIONS IN NARRATIVES, DIALOGS, UTILIZING SIGNS THAT DESCRIBE SPECIFIC FACTS, GENERALIZATIONS, THEORIES, CONCLUSIONS; DESCRIBING MAJOR LIFE DECISIONS; DISCUSSING HEALTH CONDITIONS AND USING MONEY.