ASL 3 - P
REGISTRATION CODE: L603
STATUS: UC & NCAA Approved
PREREQUISITES: Admission to this course will be through placement from the Guidance Dept. or the VP for Curriculum Development and Academic Services
LEVEL: 9th-11th grade
ASL 3 is the third year in the American Sign Language course sequence. The course builds upon the receptive and expressive skills taught in ASL 1 & 2. This course will develop student’s abilities to demonstrate receptive proficiency of ASL conversations, incorporate classifiers into everyday conversations and allow students to exchange personal information and specific life events. It will further develop student’s abilities to perform short narratives with competence, selfgenerate short stories,convey emotions using facial expressions, compare and contrast various aspects of Def Culture adn overall increase fluency in Finger spelling as used in ASL. This course increases fluency and accuracy in finger spelling and allows for recognition and demonstration of more sophisticated grammatical features of Americal Sign Language. Furthermore, the course will give students a deeper understanding of the history, values and social norms of the Deaf Community in the United States and provides opportunities for interaction with the Deaf Community. Upon completion of this course, the students will demonstrate increasing fluency and control of vocabulary in their communication skills.