|Required Sequence: LANG190 & LANG 191
|Course Cluster: Disability Studies|
Beginning American Sign Language II will provide a continuation of the work done in LANG190. The course will cover grammatical and linguistic material in some depth, as well as teach additional vocabulary. There will also be a focus on students' use of the language in class to improve their conversational abilities. The course will also introduce students to deaf culture and the signing community and will include ethnographic and analytical readings related to culture, linguistics, and interpretation.
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|Course Format: Language||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Tom Humphries, Carol Padden: LEARNING AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE, 2nd edition.
Leah Hager Cohen: TRAIN GO SORRY: INSIDE A DEAF WORLD
|Examination and Assignments: |
Written quizzes for receptive skills testing; Video - Journaling for expressive skills practice and evaluation.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Deaf culture readings and responses; Weekly TA session required.
|Instructor(s): Basile,Joseph M. Times: .M.W.F. 11:00AM-11:50AM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 19||SR major: 0||JR major: 0|| || |
|Seats Available: 0||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 6||SO: 6||FR: 5|
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