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Introduction of principles, methods, and techniques for communicating with deaf people who sign. Development of expressive and receptive sign skills, manual alphabet, numbers, and sign vocabulary. Overview of syntax, grammar, and culture related to American Sign Language (A.S.L.). Prerequisites: None. ASL103 suggested as a corequisite but not required.

Continued development of knowledge and language skills for communicating with deaf people who sign. Includes numbers, fingerspelling, and culture. Emphasis on enhancement of receptive sign skills and continued development of expressive sign skills. Application of rudimentary, syntactical, and grammatical structure stressed with continued development of sign vocabulary.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ASL101 or permission of Department or Division. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.

This class is for students at the low intermediate level of English language acquisition in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will learn vocabulary and grammar to describe people, clothing styles, educational and job goals, accidents & safety issues, travel, and household repairs. Students will practice present, past, and future tenses in simple sentences, questions, and short paragraphs. Language for giving advice and making comparisons is introduced at this level.

This class is for students at the high intermediate level of English language acquisition in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will learn vocabulary and grammar to discuss personality traits, learning strategies, health advice, leisure events, time management, financial advice, job searching, and emergencies. Students will practice reading strategies and use present, past, and future tenses in longer sentences, questions, and paragraphs. Perfect tenses are introduced at this level.