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ASL Grammar and Syntax

ASLN - 115

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

This course examines the grammar and syntax of American Sign Language (ASL). Students will develop skill application through modeling signed stories as well as translating stories from English to grammatically and syntactically correct American Sign Language. Components of American Sign Language such as transcription symbols, sentence types, classifiers, non-manual behaviors, pronominalization, locatives, pluralization, subjects and objects, verbs, and temporal and distributional aspects will be explored.