Comparative Linguistics: ASL & English - ASL 220 at Tidewater 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 Tidewater Community College

Summer 2020

Not scheduled

Fall 2020

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
26672 ASL 220-O01C 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2020-08-24 Virtual Location WW
This course is conducted online in real time with scheduled meeting days and times as published in the class schedule, supplemented with online asynchronous (anytime) computer coursework. Student participation in the synchronous (real time) sessions may be required. Specific expectations regarding real time sessions will be communicated by the faculty. Students are required to have reliable and daily access to a computer and internet service.

Spring 2021

Not scheduled
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