Dec 01, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
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ASL 103 - 1st Year American Sign Language

4 Credit(s)

The third course in a three-course series introduction to American Sign Language (ASL) stressing the development of expressive skill, receptive skill, and cultural awareness through a communication-centered approach. The primary emphasis is on the student's active use of the language. Students will begin to gain active conversational competence in ASL. Course activities include visual readiness skills, vocabulary, culture and grammar. Target ACTFL proficiency level post-course: Intermediate Mid.

Prerequisite: ASL 102  
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Handle successfully a variety of uncomplicated, basic and communicative tasks and social situations in a culturally acceptable manner
  2. Ask and answer questions and participate in simple conversations on topics beyond the most immediate needs; e.g. giving directions, describing others, making requests, about family and occupations in depth, attributing qualities to others, talking about routines and maintaining and interrupting conversation at appropriate times
  3. Act with respect and better understanding of Deaf people and ASL, with an appreciation for their linguistic and cultural diversity



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