Nov 28, 2023
CSD 2110 - Intermediate American Sign Language I
This is the third in a sequence of six American Sign Language (ASL) courses. Intermediate level ASL classes provide students opportunity to develop more complex expressive and receptive conversational skills. Emphasis is placed on expressive ASL using classifiers in ASL storytelling. Topics revolve around sharing information about the environment and everyday communication. Grammar is targeted in context with an emphasis on further development of discourse skills. Students learn conversational strategies to maintain more complex ASL conversations. This is a continued study of deaf community and more complex ASL literature.
Requisites: C- or better in CSD 1120 or 3860 or DSI 1120 and WARNING: No credit for this course if taken after the following: DSI 2120 and WARNING: No credit for both this course and the following (always deduct credit for first course taken): DSI 2110 or CSD 3870
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: TAG course: OFL027 Intermediate American Sign Language Course I
College Credit Plus: Level 1
- Students will be able to demonstrate correct use of American Sign Language (ASL) classifiers at the intermediate level.
- Students will be able to correctly identify non-manual markers (facial expressions) for grammatical usage and spatial referencing.
- Students will be able to comprehend and produce finger spelled words and phrases of varied lengths at a fast speed.
- Students will be able to correctly use and comprehend numbers up to thousands in relation to money and numbers used with complex time (calendar) concepts.
- Students will be able to demonstrate advanced use of ASL directional verbs using temporal and distributional aspects of ASL in conversation.
- Students will be able to discuss information about deaf culture around the world.
- Students will be able to demonstrate how to apply different types of role shifting in an ASL discourse.
- Students will be able to demonstrate comprehension of information that is presented using complex grammatical features and higher-level vocabulary.
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