2014-2015 Catalog

SLIS 1020 American Sign Language II

5.0 - 3.0 - 6.0


(1) SLIS 1010 or departmental approval

Course Description

This course emphasizes expansion and refinement of the fundamental comprehension and production skills. It addresses additional functional grammatical structures and targeted lexical items and stresses spontaneous, interactive use of American Sign Language through discussion of deaf-related events and activities. Students continue the study of information related to everyday life experiences of deaf Americans and deaf people elsewhere in the world. The course fosters receptive skills through interactive ASL lessons.