Comparative Linguistics: ASL & English - ASL 220 at Northern Virginia Community College


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ASL 220 - Comparative Linguistics: ASL & English
Describes spoken English and ASL (American Sign Language) on five levels: phonological, morphological, lexical, syntactic, and discourse. Compares and contrasts the two languages on all five levels using real-world examples. Documents similarities between signed languages and spoken languages in general. Describes the major linguistic components and processes of English and ASL. Introduces basic theories regarding ASL structure. Emphasizes ASL's status as a natural language by comparing and contrasting similarities and unique differences between the two languages.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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Schedule at Northern Virginia Community College

Spring 2020

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
17261 ASL 220-E05N 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2020-01-13 Virtual and ELI WW
Online course. Starts January 13.

Summer 2020

Not scheduled

Fall 2020

Not scheduled
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