ASL 220: Language Acquisition in the Deaf Community

Discipline: American Sign Language

Credit Hours: 3

An overview of linguistic principles and human languages with an in-depth exploration of language acquisition among deaf people including first-language acquisition of signed languages, second-language acquisition of written/spoken languages, delayed exposure to language and semilingualism. This course includes the anaysis of ASL discourse for narrativesa and conversations. (Offered every spring semester) (3)

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