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    Florida State College at Jacksonville
  Nov 28, 2021
2019-2020 Catalog [Aug. 2019-Aug. 2020] 
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ASL 2212 - American Sign Language Discourse

This course provides an introductory study of ASL discourse. Focus is on ASL discourse structure and features, such as the use of space, discourse markers, registers, depiction, blends, use of classifiers with various texts, etc., with some comparisons to spoken English. Students are provided the opportunity to analyze and compare a variety of ASL discourse genres in order to better understand their forms and functions through the application of hands-on activities and basic analysis. Enrollment in the ASL/English Interpreting program is not required to take this course.

Prerequisites: ASL 1210 and ASL 1300 with a grade of “C” or better, or Permission of the Dean.
Corequisites: None.
Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Conditions: This course can be taken by students not enrolled in the ASL/English Interpreting program to satisfy Associate of Arts elective credits.
Degrees Offered: A.A., A.S.

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