American Sign Language I
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LING 011. American Sign Language I


Introduction to learning and understanding American Sign Language (ASL), and the cultural values and rules of behavior of the American Deaf community. Includes receptive and expressive readiness activities; sign vocabulary; grammatical structure; facial expressions (emotional & grammatical), body/spatial movement, gestures; receptive and expressive fingerspelling; and deaf culture do’s and don’ts. Specific concepts/topics include the number/letter basics, identifying people, activities, places, and family.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Fall 2017. Drolsbaugh.
Spring 2018. Drolsbaugh.
Catalog chapter: Linguistics  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/linguistics


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