LIN211H1: American Sign Language 1

Hours

36L

This course is an introductory language course for students with little or no prior knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL). It provides an immersive introduction to ASL, with a focus on basic vocabulary, grammar, conversation, and appropriate behaviours for everyday interactions in a variety of social situations. The language is taught through various immersive activities, such as lecture/discussion, interactive games, and situational conversations, supplemented with readings and videos. A significant emphasis throughout the course is placed on Deaf culture and issues facing the Deaf community.

Breadth Requirements
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)