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Explore the basic language structure of American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Culture. This is an entry-level course designed to introduce you to American Sign Language (ASL) and Fingerspelled Signs, as it is used within Deaf Culture. You will learn how to use American Sign Language by signing, fingerspelled signing, and using facial grammar at the novice level. Emphasis is placed on the development of ASL and receptive skills..
 
What You Will Learn:

  • ASL by signing.
  • Fingerspelled signing.
  • The basic language structure of ASL and Deaf Culture.
  • How to use facial grammar for beginners.
  • A brief background on Deaf Culture.
 
Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Course Fee: $320
Prerequisite: None
Contact: For more information about this course, please email the academic department at ahl@ucsd.edu.
 

Course Number: LANG-40009
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)