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American Sign Language

Learn the basics of conversational-level American Sign Language through a 7 week immersion course. We will be working out of Signing Naturally books, where we will interact and participate in skill-building activities and projects that make learning ASL both fun and rewarding. Come and create lifelong friendships and beneficial linguistic skills!


American Sign Language - Beginners I

Dive into basic conversational signing as you build vocabulary. Learn basic ASL grammar, deaf culture, alphabet, numbers 0-66, and basic signer's perspective skills.

 

Fee: $149.00

Instructor: Laura Farley

Dates: 06/03/2021 - 07/20/2021

Times:  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Sessions: 14

Days: Tuesday and Thursday

Building: McReynolds Building

Room: 219A

Prerequisites: None

The first three classes (June 3, 8, and 10th) will be held via Zoom.  The Zoom links will be emailed to the registered students.


American Sign Language - Beginners II

Prerequisite: either completion of Beginners I or basic knowledge of ASL grammar, deaf culture, alphabet/fingerspelling, numbers 0-66, and basic signers perspective skills. Beginners II is a continuation of Beginners I. Build your basic skills in conversational signing, vocabulary, knowledge of ASL grammar, and learn numbers 67-100. Learn basics on how to translate from English to ASL and about classifiers. Books are not required but encouraged. The workbooks help students practice from home and view a variety of deaf signers on the DVD provided, which will help build perceptive skills. Signing Naturally Units 1-6, 2008. ISBN-10 1581212100
 

Fee: $149.00

Instructor: Laura Farley

Dates: 06/02/2021 - 07/19/2021

Times: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Sessions: 14

Days: Monday and Wednesday

Building: McReynolds Building

Room: 219A

Prerequisites: ASL Beginners I or approval by instructor.

The first three classes (June 2, 7, and 9th) will be held via Zoom.  The Zoom links will be emailed to the registered students.

No class on July 5, 2021, in observance of Independence Day.


American Sign Language - Intermediate I

Our intermediate classes continue immersion conversational signing, and dives more in depth about ASL grammar such as classifiers, spatial reasoning, agreement verbs, role shifting, etc. We will also continue learning about Deaf Culture. This class also focuses on receptive skills (being able to read signs) and introduces translating from English grammar to ASL grammar.
 

Fee: $149.00

Instructor: Laura Farley

Dates: 06/03/2021 - 07/20/2021

Times: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Sessions: 14

Days: Tuesday and Thursday

Building: McReynolds Building

Room: 219A

Prerequisites: ASL Beginners or approval by instructor.

The first three classes (June 3, 8, and 10th) will be held via Zoom.  The Zoom links will be emailed to the registred students. 


American Sign Language - Advanced II

A continuation of Advanced I. Dive deeper into using detailed classifiers, non manual markers, and translating from English to ASL. Improve fluency through in-depth conversation and storytelling exercises.

Fee: $149.00

Instructor: Laura Farley

Dates: 06/02/2021 - 07/19/2021

Times: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Sessions: 14

Days: Monday and Wednesday

Building: McReynolds Building

Room: 219A

Prerequisites: ASL Advanced I or approval by instructor.

The first three classes (June 2, 7, and 9th) will be held via Zoom.  The Zoom links will be emailed to the registered students.

No class on July 5, 2021, in observance of Independence Day.

 

Instructor:  Laura Farley

 Video provided by Clarksville Now!

 

Location:  Austin Peay State University,
McReynolds Building Room 219A
 

 

 

Contact:
Janice Poindexter
Technical Clerk
Continuing Education
931-221-7816

continuinged@apsu.edu