American Sign Language

Program Level: Continuing Education
Department: Workforce Training Network
Institute: Creative & Communication Arts
College: SAC

American Sign Language I

An introduction to the basic skills in production and comprehension of American Sign Language. Includes the manual alphabet and numbers. Develops conversational ability, culturally appropriate behaviors, and exposes students to ASL grammar.

 

American Sign Language II

Develop skills in receptive and expressive ability and recognize and demonstrate more sophisticated grammatical features of American Sign Language. Increase your fluency and accuracy in fingerspelling and numbers. Engage in opportunities for interaction within the Deaf community.

 

American Sign Language III

Integrate and refine your expressive and receptive skills in American Sign Language, which includes recognition of sociolinguistic variations. The preferred method of instruction will be a practice-oriented approach to language acquisition that includes the use of multimedia.

 

American Sign Language IV

Further integrate your expressive and receptive skills in American Sign Language with emphasis on literature, discourse styles, and contextualization at an intermediate level. Learn information on idiomatic/colloquial usages of signs as well as grammatical structures for complex sentences.

 

Conversational ASL

Learning a new language is challenging and often requires additional time on task. This class offers a way for you to have more practice and exposure to the language.

  • Joanna Grogan 

    Phone: 210-486-0409
    Email: jgrogan@alamo.edu
    Office: San Antonio College (SAC)
    Building: Oppenheimer Center (OC) Room 322A

  • Campus: San Antonio College (SAC)
    Building: Continuing Education Annex (CE Annex) 201B
    Phone: (210) 21ALAMO 
                  (210) 212-5266

  • Deborah J. Harrison  

    Phone: 210-486-0401 
    Email: dharrison17@alamo.edu
    Office: San Antonio College (SAC)
    Building: Oppenheimer Center (OC) Room 322A