Introduction to American Sign Language 1:1
In this course, the following categories will be taught: The ASL alphabet, numbers, colors, days of the week, years, basic needs and emotions, and introductory ASL conversation skills. #confidence
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This introductory course will facilitate the learning of the fundamentals of American Sign Language, a language used by a linguistic/cultural demographic, also known as the Deaf community. Topics covered in this course: Introduce A-Z Fingerspelling and numbers 0 -20, colors, objects, vocabulary, and basic sentence structure for having a conversation. The structure of the class is interactive, in which the instructor will demonstrate the signs of the concept for the lesson, while the...
This class is taught in American Sign Language.
In addition to the said learning objectives listed above, the learning that will take place in this course are fundamental concepts and signs in ASL: introductions, greetings, objects, and events in basic ASL conversation.
Teacher Expertise: Former ASL instructional aid at a community college in Berkeley, CA, former ASL level 1 and 2 tutor, as well as a current freelance sign language interpreter.
Since this is a one-time course, there will be no homework, projects, or required readings at this time.
All course materials (YouTube video content, assessments) will be provided in electronic format by the instructor via screen-share on Zoom. A Gmail account is needed for the informal assessment, conducted at the end of class.
Informal assessment: Polls and discussion question(s) will be used to assess the learner's progress. A final informal assessment (e.g. Google Form) will be reviewed as a class in the last 10 minutes of the course. No Gmail account is required, but recommended, as the instructor will provide this assessment to all students.
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
A few websites will be referenced for course material by the instructor during instruction, such as www.nationaldeafcenter.org, www.heartdeaf.com, www.primarysign.com, ASL THAT Youtube channel, ASL Connect YouTube channel, and ASL 1 course materials.
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🇺🇸Lives in the United States
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18 completed classes
1) I have experience tutoring and teaching K-6th grade English/Language arts, and Mathematics (up to Algebra I); Language courses: Introduction to American Sign Language, Beginner Spanish, Musicianship (basic music theory and vocal performance),...