Apr 22, 2024  
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog

ASL& 122 - American Sign Language II

Credits: 5
LEC hours per week: 5
This is the second course in a series introducing the basics of American Sign Language (ASL). This course expands on the knowledge of the ASL vocabulary and grammar learned in ASL& 121 . The deaf culture is explored in relation to the use of ASL for communication. Emphasis is on vocabulary for everyday communication, proper grammar, facial expression, and the tone of voice created through specific motions. Formerly: COMM 108.
Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or higher in ASL& 121 .
Course Outcomes:
  • Master at least 350 new signs for words and phrases with appropriate grammar and usage.
  • Demonstrate mastery of ASL vocabulary through class presentations of creative works.
  • Demonstrate an improvement in translating ideas and questions from English to ASL and ASL to English.
  • Identify, explain, and illustrate the concepts, rules, and functions of ASL through application and written assignments.
  • Demonstrate receptive comprehension of ASL by responding to questions asked about a signed story or conversation.
  • Demonstrate a deeper understanding of the deaf culture and its history through class discussion and written assignments.
Course Attribute(s): Humanities, Diversity