Course Details

AMSL 215 American Sign Language Level III

4 hours lecture, 4 units
Grade Only

Description: This third course in American Sign Language (ASL) is designed to enhance students' receptive and expressive skills at an advanced intermediate level. Emphasis is placed on the ASL syntax, facial grammar, vocabulary, and fingerspelling skills that enable students to participate in increasingly more complex conversations with Deaf community members. Instruction utilizes a natural approach to teaching a second language by engaging students in authentic conversations within the classroom environment. Conversational content seeks to develop student knowledge and understanding of the Deaf community and its art and history. This course is intended for students or professionals interested in working and/or interacting with Deaf people.