Apr 26, 2019  
2018-19 RACC Student Catalog 
2018-19 RACC Student Catalog
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ASL 105 - American Sign Language II

3 Credit Hours

This course will focus on building and expanding the communication skills developed in the American Sign Language I course. Students will continue to develop their receptive and expressive skills in ASL, expand their vocabulary base, and learn more complicated sentence structures.

Prerequisite(s): ASL 100  

Semesters Offered: Spring


This course is designed to build students’ expanding knowledge of American Sign Language and give them a more in-depth perspective of deaf culture.


  1. Demonstrate and appropriately use ordinal numbers in American Sign Language (ASL).

  2. Differentiate between cardinal numbers, ordinal numbers, and money numbers in ASL.

  3. Utilize appropriate facial grammar when giving and receiving directions.

  4. Express the concept of a common reference point or real-world orientation when giving directions/location.

  5. Demonstrate knowledge of signing for explaining a need and asking a location.

  6. Spell English words with more than three letters expressively and receptively in ASL.

  7. Describe physical characteristics of a person and/or clothing using appropriate signs and classifiers.

  8. Name the multiples of 10 and 11.

  9. Illustrate two role-shifting techniques in ASL.

  10. Utilize appropriate spatial relationships to describe a picture or event.

  11. Utilize conversation strategies in ASL.

  12. Identify three kinds of verbs in ASL.

  13. Demonstrate culturally appropriate ways to interrupt a conversation in ASL.

  14. Use time signs to indicate present, past, and future tense in ASL.

  15. Identify and use dual personal pronouns receptively and expressively in ASL.

  16. Demonstrate the listing by rank principle.

  17. Identify and restate a story sequence using appropriate ASL vocabularly.

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