American Sign Language

  • ASL offers sequential instruction leading to Checkpoint B for the Regents Diploma with Distinction.  ASL I may also be offered for completion of the minimum requirements for Languages Other Than English.

     

     

Course Descriptions:
American Sign Language 1, 2 and 3

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    Teachers: Mrs. Erin Murray and Mrs. Judy Weakley

     American Sign Language 1     1 Credit

    This course has been designed to satisfy the New York State Regents requirement for Languages other than English (LOTE) credit. ASL I is the first of a series of three sequential courses that will teach you introductory level vocabulary, basic grammatical structure and the cultural background needed to communicate with deaf individuals. Information that will be covered will include the language functions;asking for and giving information, making requests, giving directions, agreeing and disagreeing, expressing likes and dislikes as well as many other basic skills required to communicate on a rudimentary level. The multimedia exposure students experience in this class will help them better understand the deaf culture. ASL I offers students a variety of experiences that will increase their awareness of the world around them.

    Prerequisite: None

    Textbook: Learning American SignLanguage(textbook  &video)Level I


    American Sign Language 2      1 Credit

    This course has been designed to satisfy the New York State Regents requirement for Languages other than English (LOTE) credit. ASL II is the second of a series of three sequential courses that will teach you introductory level vocabulary, basic grammatical structure and the cultural background needed to communicate with deaf individuals. Information that will be covered will include the language functions; asking for and giving information, making requests,giving directions, agreeing and disagreeing, expressing likes and dislikes as well as many other basic skills required to communicate on a rudimentary level. The multimedia exposure student’s experience in this class will help them better understand the deaf culture. Offers students a variety of experiences that will increase their awareness of the world around them.

    Prerequisite: American Sign Language I

    Textbook: Learning American SignLanguage (textbook,& video) Level II


    American Sign Language 3      1 Credit

    This course has been designed to satisfy the New York State Regents requirement for Languages other than English (LOTE) credit. ASL III is the third of a series of three sequential courses that will teach you introductory level vocabulary, basic grammatical structure and the cultural background needed to communicate with deaf individuals. Information that will be covered will include the language functions; asking for and giving information, making requests,giving directions, agreeing and disagreeing, expressing likes and dislikes as well as many other basic skills required to communicate on a rudimentary level. The multimedia exposure student’s experience in this class will help them better understand the deaf culture. Offers students a variety of experiences that will increase their awareness of the world around them.

    Prerequisite: American Sign Language I& II

    Textbook: Learning American Sign Language(textbook,& video) Level III

Last Modified on August 18, 2017