Mar 20, 2023  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

SLIE-206 Intro to ASL Linguistics

Credits 4 / 4 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030), completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of RDNG-016 or ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0. Pre-requisite: SLIE-103 with a minimum grade of 3.0.  Recommended Co-Requisite: SLIE-204. 
Course focuses on the fundamentals of phonology morphology syntax semantics and the use of language as related to ASL. Study the evolutionary nature of all laguages including ASL.

Course Outcomes
1. Identify the basic characteristics of any language spoken or signed 2. Understand what linguistics is and what linguists do 3. Introduce the concept that signs have parts, that signs have internal structure 4. Discuss why sequentially a key concept in the description of signs 5. Discuss the principles of ASL phonology 6. Discuss and explain the various functions of ASL morphology 7. Understand the meaning of syntax 8. Analyze various ASL syntax 9. Gain a basic understanding of the semantics of signs 10. Gain a basic understanding of sociolinguistic variations in ASL 11. Gain a basic understanding of ASL discourse