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


         
 
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ASL 220 - Comparative Linguistics: ASL and English
Describes ASL (American Sign Language) and spoken English 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 ASL and English. Introduces basic theories regarding ASL structure. Emphasizes the status of ASL and English as natural languages by comparing and contrasting similarities and unique differences between the two languages.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ASL 102
3 credits

Schedule at Tidewater Community College

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
30985 ASL 220-O01C 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-05-20 Virtual Location WW
This class has no scheduled meeting times. It will be conducted online, requiring students to have reliable and daily access to a computer and Internet service.
Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
40469 ASL 220-O01C 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-08-26 Virtual Location WW
This class has no scheduled meeting times. It will be conducted online, requiring students to have reliable and daily access to a computer and Internet service.
Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
31846 ASL 220-O01C 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2025-01-13 Virtual Location WW
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