THE TARGET SIGN LANGUAGE SKILLS ARE:
Expanding vocabulary skills with twenty-four (24) family signs in ASL
Signing, recognizing, and understanding personal and possessive pronouns in ASL
Learning to correctly sign and recognize ten (10) adjectives for describing people
Learning correct ASL grammar and facial expressions for creating “WHO” questions
Signing and understanding phrases, sentences, questions, and dialogues in ASL
IN THIS COURSE:
Students will learn to sign twenty-four (24) family signs in ASL: FATHER, MOTHER, PARENTS, BROTHER, SISTER, DAUGHTER, SON, CHILDREN, KIDS, GRANDMA, GRANDPA, GRANDPARENTS, AUNT, UNCLE, FAMILY, GRANDSON, GRANDDAUGHTER, GRANDCHILDREN, HUSBAND, WIFE, PARTNER, COUSIN, NIECE, NEPHEW.
Students will learn to sign personal pronouns in ASL: I, YOU, HE/SHE, WE, THEY, YOU (plural)
Students will learn to sign possessive pronouns in ASL: MY, YOUR, HIS/HER, OUR, THEIR, YOUR (plural)
Students will learn to sign ten (10) adjectives for describing people: BEAUTIFUL, FAT, HANDSOME, OLD, PREGNANT, SHORT, SKINNY, TALL, UGLY, YOUNG
Students will learn correct ASL grammar and facial expressions for asking questions with WHO.
Students will learn to sign and understand phrases, sentences, questions, and dialogues.
Each individual sign will be taught step by step to ensure comprehension, correct hand shape, and hand position.
Students will be tested on their ability to sign and recognize ALL material taught in the course including phrases, sentences, questions, and mini-dialogues.
AFTER TAKING THIS COURSE:
Students will be confident using family signs, pronouns, and adjectives in ASL
Students will be able to sign and understand phrases, sentences, WHO questions, and mini-dialogues
Students will have a larger vocabulary and understand the mechanics of each sign taught in the course
Students will feel more confident as they continue their journey of ASL improvement