American Sign Language IV
ASL 221


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“Signs are to eyes what words are to ears.
-Ken Glickman

Course Description: Emphasis is placed on receptive and expressive skill development and ASL fluency. Attention is given to the correct formation of signs, movement, rhythm, phrasing and clarity. This course includes intensive vocabulary building, a deeper understanding of ASL expressions, and proficiency in ASL grammar.                                      

Course Goal and Objectives: To prepare students for mastery of ASL by strengthening their foundational skills and to impart strategies for life-long learning independent of a classroom and instructor.

“Deaf people can do anything, except hear.”- I. King Jordan (Former President of Gallaudet University)