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American Sign Language 1-Communicating with the Deaf

ASL 1550

This course is for those who have no knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL). You will learn the basics of ASL including vocabulary, non-manual signals, grammar and syntax. Learn to exchange personal information, identify others, give simple directions, talk about living situations, leisure activities and more. This course will also include an introduction to the Deaf culture. Course covers units 1-3 in the Signing Naturally Level 1 Curriculum.

This course is delivered through Ontario Learn at ontariolearn.com. Classes are scheduled once a week from 6:40 pm to 9:40 pm and will run via Zoom.


Students will need the textbook for the first night of class.

Due to the pandemic, this course will not be taught in-class at the Oshawa or Whitby campuses. Instead, the instructor will deliver the course online using Zoom or another platform during the normally-scheduled class time. Assignments and tests will be posted using our Desire2Learn Learning Management System (called DC Connect). Therefore, students will need a computer with a webcam, audio and reliable high-speed Internet connectivity to participate. Due to the ongoing pandemic, we cannot predict at this time if/when we will resume in-class delivery for this course.

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31279TueMay 10, 2022 to August 9, 202206:40 pm - 09:40 pm42Oshawa ONLINELinda Doucet$268.02CLOSEDNotify Me