ASL - American Sign Language & Interpreter Education
ORIENTATION TO ACQUISITION OF ASL AS AN ADULT
Presents a brief introduction to the U.S. Deaf community, focusing on the differences in language and literature. Introduces many common pitfalls experienced by adults when acquiring ASL as a second language. Provides students with an experience bridging spoken English and ASL via use of visual- gestural, non-verbal communication. Lecture 2 hours per week.