THE TARGET SIGN LANGUAGE SKILLS ARE:
Signing and recognizing personal pronouns in ASL
Expanding vocabulary skills with thirty (30) emotions signs in ASL
Vocabulary enrichment through hands on, step by step creation of each sign
Creation and use of practical sentences and mini dialogues
IN THIS COURSE:
Students will learn and practice using the following ASL personal pronouns: I/ME, YOU, HE/SHE/IT, WE/US, THEY/THEM, YOU (plural).
Students will learn how to create and respond to the following questions: HOW am I? HOW are YOU? HOW is HE/SHE? HOW are WE? HOW are THEY? HOW are YOU (plural)?
Students will learn and practice using thirty (30) emotion signs in ASL including: ANGRY, BAD, BORED, BUSY, COLD, CONFUSED, CRAZY, DEPRESSED, EMBARRASSED, EXCITED, FINE, FRUSTRATED, GOOD, HAPPY, HOT, HUNGRY, HURT, JEALOUS, MAD, OKAY, PROUD, SAD, SCARED, SHY, SICK, SO-SO, SURPRISED, TIRED, UPSET, and WORRIED.
Students will learn how to combine the personal pronouns with the vocabulary words to form sentences and mini dialogues.
Students will be tested on their ability to sign and recognize the material taught in the course.
AFTER TAKING THIS COURSE:
Students will be confident using and understanding the ASL personal pronouns
Students will have a larger vocabulary and understand the mechanics of each sign taught in the course
Students will be able to create sentences using personal pronouns and emotion words in ASL
Students will be able to participate in mini dialogues using the pronouns and vocabulary from the course
Students will have thirty (30) different ways to answer the question "How are you?" in ASL
Students will feel more confident as they continue their sign language studies