ASL Level II Course Outline

Course Outline:

The following is a TENTATIVE schedule of topics and units to be covered in this course, but the schedule may change according to student progress and needs. Announcements about major changes in this schedule will be made in class and posted on Schoology.

Use ASL’s appropriate grammar all the times.  ALL expressive is to be placed on GoReact.  ALL written paper is to be submit on Schoology.  ALL discussion response is to be placed on Gripflip. 

Week Lecture/In Class Self-regulated Learning/Homework
Week 1 -3 Course, Schoology, GoReact and FlipGrip Introductions

 

Unit 7: Conversations: Identifying a Person. Relaying a Message. Describing Personal Items.

  • Translating Sentences with “Have I”, “To Drive”, “To Take”, and “To Pick Up”
  • Asking How Many, and Telling The Year
  • Cultural: Greeting and Leave-takings
  • Story and Deaf Profile
  • Orientation to course, review of syllabus, information on testing procedures, and review of vocabulary and grammar functions from SGNL 1401
  • FS Number Systems
**Order Your Text and other materials!! And get your GoReact App and sign in FlipGrip!

 

 

 

Week 4 – 6 Unit 8: Conversation: Explaining a Situation. Making a Request.

  • Talking About Months
  • Agreement Verbs
  • Negations
  • Giving Phone Numbers
  • Conjunction
  • Story: The Motel Story
  • Deaf Profile
  • Cultural: Minimizing Interruptions
Online Discussion 1 due by Jan. 15 by 11:59 pm

 

Supplemental Lesson (SL) 7: Written and Expressive Due Jan. 26 by 11:59 pm Online

 

Signing Naturally (SN) Unit 7: Homework worksheet due Jan. 29 in Class

 

SN: Unit 7 Review: Self-assessment

 

Quiz in class

Week 7 – 9 Unit 9: Describing a Neighborhood, Places

  • Giving the Time
  • Rhetorical Questions
  • Directions: Next to, Across from
  • Classifiers: Elements, Descriptive, and Locative
  • Directions: Perspective Shift
  • Culture: Keeping Others Informed
  • Story and Deaf Profile

 

Online Discussion  2 due Feb. 5 by 11:59 pm

 

SL8: Written and Expressive Due Feb. 16 by 11:59 pm Online

 

SN: Unit 8 Homework worksheet due Feb. 19 in Class

 

SN: Unit 8 Review: Self-assessment

  • Midterm (receptive/written exam)
 
  • Spring Break Week
 
Week 10 – 11 Unit 10: Conversation 1: Temporal Aspect, Predicative Adjective, and Using Role Shift to Describe Situation

  •  Telling the Price, Where Items Are Located
  • Personal Qualities
  • Culture: Interrupting Others
  • Story and Deaf Profile

 

Online Discussion 3 due March 5 by 11:59 pm

 

SL9: Written and Expressive Due March 9 by 11:59 pm Online

 

SN: Unit 9 Homework worksheet due by March 12 in Class

 

SN: Unit 9 Review: Self-assessment

Week 12 – 13 Unit 11:  Discussing One Knowledge and Abilities

  • Numbers Reviews
  • Opinion and Reaction
  • Narrating
  • Personal Goals
  • Story and Deaf Profile
  • Culture: ASL Student in the Community

 

Online Discussion 4 due March 19 by 11:59 pm

 

SL10: Written and Expressive Due March 23 by 11:59 pm Online

 

SN: Unit 10 Homework worksheet due March 26 in Class

 

SN: Unit 10 Review: Self-assessment

 

Quiz in class

Week 14 Unit 12:  Storytelling and Fables

  • The Tailor & One Fine Day
  • Your Versions
  • Character Placement
  • Conditional Sentences
  • Instrument Classifiers

 

 

 

SN: Unit 11 Review: Self-assessment

 

Online Discussion 5 due April 9 by 11:59 pm

 

SL11: Written and Expressive Due April 13 by 11:59 pm Online

 

SN: Unit 11 Homework worksheet due April 16 in Class

Week 15 7-12 Cumulative Review (SN) Review for Final

Narrative Comprehension (SN DVD)

 

SN: Unit 12 Review: Self-assessment

 

Online Discussion 6 due April 23 by 11:59 pm

 

SL12: Written and Expressive Due April 27 by 11:59 pm Online

 

SN: Unit 12 Homework worksheet due by April 30 Monday in Class

 

Expressive Project: Fable Story due May 1 by 11.59 pm

Date TBA
  • Final Exam (Written/Receptive) 

Exams focus on Signing Naturally Units 9 – 12 (and Review Units and DVD. Also includes vocabulary, skills and knowledge from the previous ASL course and Supplemental Vocabulary.

References:

Boles, Diane. (2016). Intermediate ASL II SGNL – 2302.01 [Syllabus]. Waco, TX: Interpreter Training Program, McLennan Community College.

Smith, C., Lentz, E. M., & Mikos, K. (2008). Signing naturally. San Diego, CA: DawnSignPress.

Umberger, Robert. (2015). Intermediate ASL II SGNL – 2302.01 [Syllabus]. Waco, TX: Interpreter Training Program, McLennan Community College.

Wrzesinski, Lori. (2017). CSD 1406—American Sign Language II [Syllabus]. Waco, TX: Communication and Disorder Science Department, Baylor University  

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