American Sign Language III

Course Number: 544/545

Open To:
Grades 9-12

Course Length:
Full Year; 10 Units

UC/CSU Approved: Language Other Than English “E” Requirement. Satisfies one year of the World Language graduation requirement.

Course Description:
ASL III students continue to develop vocabulary, grammar, and signing skills within linguistic parameters. There is no verbal communication at level III. Students continue to further explore Deaf community and culture through discussions, research, projects, and technology. Class participation is essential for success in this course. Attending Deaf events is mandatory for this class.

Textbook/Class Resources:

  • For Hearing People Only. 4th edition. Vol 2. ISBN-13: 978-0970587602
  • GoReact Yearly Subscription: https://get.goreact.com/

Level of Difficulty:
Moderate
Difficult
  Very Difficult

Estimated Homework Per Class:
30 minutes
30-60 minutes
60-90 minutes

Prerequisites:
Completion of ASL II with a “C” or better both semesters.