Skip to main content

Life & Leisure >> Language
« back to courses page

Foreign Language
 
Course Description Wherever community’s 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 Please purchase your textbook in the Lethbridge College Bookstore. The title of this required textbook is  "A Basic Course in American Sign Language" by Tom Humphries, Carol Padden, and Terrence J. O'Rourke. Please note that you are to pick up the Student Study Guide that goes with it. This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to: https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/experiencedworkers/business-competencies/ 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.  

GINT-500

C01

Start date: 09/25/18

10 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Tuition $265.00

Location : Lethbridge College - TBD Location : 
  Lethbridge College - TBD.

Instructor : Variety of Instructors 



View Details »
Course Description Wherever community’s 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 II is designed to increase your signing vocabulary, emphasizing the need for flexibility in the language. Sign Language II, emphasis is placed on questions, the self-pronoun, using subjects as a topic, using models, adverbs of place, pronominal classifiers, quantifiers, and negatives. Outcomes Upon successful completion of Sign Language II, you will: implement an extended vocabulary in your signing. understand the flexibility of sign language. communicate more fluently and effectively through sign language. obtain a Recognition of Participation certificate Prerequisites Sign Language Level I or equivalent. Notes Course materials are included. 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. This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to, https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/experiencedworkers/business-competencies/ 

GINT-501

C01

Start date: 09/25/18

10 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Tuition $265.00

Location : Lethbridge College - TBD Location : 
  Lethbridge College - TBD.

Instructor : Variety of Instructors 



View Details »