AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE AND DEAF CULTURE 2 - WL1904
Length of Course:
10, 11, 12
Credit in ASL 1 or Consent of Department Chair
Course Description: This elective world language course will review, build, and expand upon the fundamental conversational skills the student has learned in American Sign Language (ASL) 1: vocabulary and grammar for usage in American Sign Language conversation, narration, and Deaf culture awareness and discussion. The student’s conversational skills will increase through the use of daily communication activities, interactions, and projects. Continued development of ASL skills and enhancement of learning will occur through the use of authentic listening, speaking, reading and writing activities. Activities will include video workbook, media materials, and socially appropriate technology. Students will use American Sign Language to further develop awareness of global citizenship, diverse cultures, and career related opportunities. American Sign Language is a two-year course sequence ONLY; no additional ASL courses are available. Student should be aware that not all colleges and universities accept ASL to meet World Language requirements.