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Sign Language I - Winter 2021

Course number : GINT-500    Class Section Number : C01
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Course Description
Wherever communities of deaf people exist, sign languages have been developed. Signing is not only used by the deaf, it is also used by people who can hear, but cannot physically speak. In linguistic terms, sign languages are as rich and complex as any spoken language.

American Sign Language is the predominant method of communication used by the Deaf community in Canada and the United States. It is also used by a growing number of hearing people in order to communicate with family members, friends, co-workers, and neighbors.

Sign Language I is designed to enable you to learn the basics of sign language in expressive and receptive communication. In Sign Language I, emphasis is placed on the significant element of facial expression and body coordination. You will learn personal pronouns, basic sentence structure, possessives, negatives, questions, use of tense, verbs, imperatives, numbers, and plurals.

Outcomes
Upon successful completion of Sign Language I, you will:
  • identify the basic principles of sign language.
  • demonstrate adequate vocabulary through signing.
  • communicate simple phrases through sign language.
  • obtain a Recognition of Participation certificate
Prerequisites
No prerequisites required.

Notes

This course is eligible for the Canada - Alberta Job Grant (CAJG), which will reimburse up to 2/3 of the costs of training for organizations that qualify.

Class Details

10 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

Location
Instructional Building (IB)

Instructor
James Tanner 

 

Notice

Please read:  Due to Covid the course dates may change. All participants must wear a mask while on campus.

Tuition 

$289.00

Registration Closes On
Friday, January 15, 2021 @ 12:00 AM


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/19/2021 - 3/23/2021 Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Lethbridge, Instructional Building (IB)  Map James Tanner 

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