Expands upon the learner's previously acquired ASL 1 course skills. ASL 2 skill development focuses on expanding sign vocabulary, receptive comprehension, conversational and narrative sign fluency. Learners will develop a better understanding of appropriate Deaf cultural behaviors comparing aspects of American culture and the learner's own culture. Learners will understand their role as a student in the Deaf community. ASL 2 is designed to immerse ASL learners in an ASL - only environment.
Examines proven strategies designed to help learners achieve greater personal, academic, and professional success. Learners will apply personal responsibility thinking and behaviors; self- management, awareness, and motivation strategies; as well as interdependence skills to develop a proactive life plan.