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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASL 1012 - American Sign Language II

Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture 4 Lab None
Course Description: This course, a continuation of ASL I, covers skill progression in ASL grammatical structures, non-manual behaviors, vocabulary and classifiers, fingerspelling and numbers, communication skills (conversations and discussions), and other language functions. Coursework includes applying skills learned in ASL I and practicing increasingly complex sign-language activities. Supporting activities include attendance at Deaf events, film and video viewing, ASL literary readings, and other analytical activities.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): ASL 1011  with a grade C or higher or instructor consent.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. An Introduction to Deaf Community Video
  2. Deaf Community Social Function Experience
  3. Describe Others
  4. Dialogue Practices
  5. Family and Relationship
  6. Give Directions
  7. Make Requests
  8. Storytelling
  9. Talk About Family & Occupations

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate additional comprehension and conversation facilitating behaviors.
  2. recognize differences and similarities between spoken languages and the visual/conceptual structure of ASL.
  3. demonstrate comprehension of increasingly complex narratives and stories in ASL.
  4. demonstrate progression of knowledge of content-specific commands, questions, and statements in American Sign Language (ASL), both non-manual behaviors and manual signs.
  5. show continued knowledge of vocabulary.
  6. demonstrate increased comprehension and production of regulating behaviors (i.e. attention getting techniques, turn taking signals, and others).
  7. sign and comprehend increasingly complex dialogues/sentences in ASL.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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