ASLN 201 (3)
Builds on the curriculum studied in ASLN 102 (units 4-6) and covers units 7 - 9. The focus is on further development of ASL vocabulary and grammar through dialogues and narratives, including cultural and linguistic information of Deaf people. The content covers fingerspelling, ASL terminology, expressive and receptive vocabulary, classifiers, sentence structure, special locations, parameters, conversational signs, and the examination of issues in Deaf culture. This course incorporates the D.E.M. (Direct Experience Method). The ultimate goals is to help students to become comfortable in maintaining the conversation with Deaf people utilizing appropriate cultural behaviors while increasing fluency and comprehension. Prerequisites: ASLN 101, 102.
Course Code: ASLN 201 | Credit Hours: 3 | Undergraduate Course