Discover Sign Language

Gain confidence in your ability to sign with the Deaf community. This course immerses you in silence to help you gain an understanding of the perspective of the hearing impaired.


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DISCOVER SIGN LANGUAGE

Mon., Sep. 12-Nov. 14, 6-8 pm / $99 / Ten Classes

Instructor: Juanita Hall

In-person at VPC Campus

This is the beginning level of American Sign Language (ASL) courses that teaches from the functional and communicative approaches that encourage interaction with the Deaf. This course focuses on the manual alphabet, numbers, facial expressions/body movement, basic vocabulary, and simple grammar forms. The history and culture of the Deaf community in the United States are introduced.


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Juanita Hall

Sign Language Instructor

Erin Trimble holds a Bachelor of Science in American Sign Language/English Interpreting from William Woods University and a Master of Arts in Interpreting Studies degree from Western Oregon University.