American Sign Language II

This course will reinforce the fundamental skills acquired in your American Sign Language 1 course. You will continue your journey by increasing your interpretive and communication skills of this visual language while continuing to explore the Deaf culture. Get ready to broaden your concept of communication through connections and comparisons to your own culture and community.

Major Concepts:

  • Morning and evening routines
  • Daily school routine and school schedule
  • Needs of deaf students in the classroom
  • After-school activities including jobs, volunteering, and other activities
  • The importance of DPN in the Deaf community
  • Glossing sentences in ASL
  • Recurring time signs
  • Durative time signs
  • Rooms and objects in various rooms in your home
  • Locative classifiers
  • Signer’s perspective
  • Mouth morphemes
  • Noun-verb pairs
  • Describing rooms and objects in your home
  • Deaf movements, organization, and acts important for Deaf advocacy
  • Childhood experiences
  • Possessive adjectives and pronouns
  • Important Deaf authors and literature
  • Family and life events
  • Types of ASL literature and folklore
  • Pronouns
  • Plural pronouns
  • Signing age
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Describe a doctor’s visit
  • The Rule of 9
  • Body part classifiers
  • Order from a restaurant menu
  • Describe food preferences
  • Glossing sentences in ASL
  • Negation
  • Facial expressions
  • Role shifting
  • Hundreds and thousands
  • Showing height
  • Services and places in cities
  • Give directions
  • Community issues and projects
  • The role and importance of ASL interpreters in society
  • Rural and urban community life for the Deaf and hard of hearing
  • Maps and Intersections
  • Deaf puns
  • Plan a vacation
  • The future tense
  • Travel planning for the Deaf community
  • Post-secondary education and career plans
  • Post-secondary education and career opportunities in the Deaf community
  • Famous Deaf people
  • Touch and Touch Finish
  • Experience and Experience Finish
  • Cost in ASL
S.No.Program NameFee ComponentAmount (USD)Description
1.RegularCourse Fee$ 400To be paid by the student at the time of Registration.

Grade Level

  Grade 9, 10, 11, 12

Duration

  Annual

Requirements

Microphone and speakers or headset

Device of choice to record video (for example: webcam, smartphone, or tablet with video)

This course requires video recorded assignments for each module as well as live video Discussion-Based Assessments to assess mastery of the language.

Prerequisites

American Sign Language 1

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