Instructor: Pamela Ferraro
Phone: 321-536-5199 (call/text)
Tuition: $20 per month ($/semester)
Material Fee: $15 per semester
1) Signing Illustrated by Mickey Flodin, 15 Chapters, End of Chapter Sheets: Homework, History, People, Terminology, Basic Handshapes
2) Internet: Lifeprint (Bill Vicars)/ASLUniversity (http://www.lifeprint.com/)
3) Notebook, paper, pencils; access to the internet for homework
Pre-Requisites: Exploring Sign 1. The grade for successfully completing Exploring Sign 2 is 70% by the end of year. Parents always welcomed and encouraged to attend class with student
Description: Further continuation of Exploring Sign Language 1 with topics that include but are not limited to: basic vocabulary, grammar, history, fingerspelling, numbers, terminology and Deaf culture. The course will require at least 50% online contact-hours in drills, lessons and research.
Additional Topics and Perspectives: Parameters of a Sign and Poetry, Sign Language Continuum Perspective SE, PSE, ASL, Ear Anatomy: Basic, Glossing: Worship Signing, Additional People, Deaf Missions Devotions, Exploration of other Countries Sign Language
Class Procedures: Quizzes and Drills to warm up, application of homework online studies in class and the use of time for enacting, presentations, and glossing worship in Sign. A larger portion of the class designated for “Sign Only” with voicing only used for additional clarifications, voice-over interpretations and the glossing/grammar portions. Homework is required.
Homework Suggested Schedule:
Day 1: Class Day
Day 2: Drills (FS/Numbers on LP), Signing Illustrated & Additional Sign Language Assignments
Day 3: Drills (FS/Numbers on LP), LP Lesson
Day 4: Drills (FS/Numbers on LP), LP Vocabulary Quiz
Day 5: Drills (FS/Numbers on LP), LP Video Practice Quiz
Grading: All assignments and attendance are compiled, recorded and graded.