American Sign Language - Signing Naturally - Level 1B
This eight week course on American Sign Language by using the Signing Naturally, Level 1B will take you to the next level in signing.
Level 1 consists of twelve instructional units divided into 2 Main Levels: Level 1A and Level 1B. Students, who have completed Level 1A, are encouraged to continue learning and take Level 1B. Level 1B consists of Units 7 – 12. In Units 7 - 12, new functions are introduced to help you expand your conversational range from talking about yourself to talking about other people and activities, giving directions and making requests. In the Cumulative Review for those units, you will learn to use your expanded language skills to identify others and give appropriate information to establish connections with Deaf acquaintances. Also, you will develop polite conversational strategies in handling interruptions, including those due to sounds in the environment.
Pre-requisite: Sign Language Level 1A (Introduction course)
Students are required to purchase the Signing Naturally Student Level 1 Workbook (authors Smith, Mikos & Lentz - Publisher, Dawn Sign Press), approximately $35.00, which includes a DVD. The workbook is offered online at a variety of sites. Students purchase this book on their own.
Course: PD14-1824: American Sign Language- Signing Naturally- Level 1B
Course: PD12-1586: American Sign Languauge - Signing Naturally - Level 1B
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Week One Cumulative Review of Units 1 – 6 Review of Units 7 - 12
Week Two / Unit 7 Giving Directions
Week Three / Unit 8 Describing Others
Week Four / Unit 9 Making Requests
Week Five / Unit 10 Talking About Family and Occupations
Week Six / Unit 11 Attributing Qualities to Others
Week Seven / Unit 12 Talking About Routines
Week Eight Cumulative Review of Units 7 - 12
About the Instructor
Christina Whitehouse-Suggs, MDiv, BA:ASL, CI/CT
Christina Whitehouse-Suggs, a native of Miami, Florida, has been a nationally certified interpreter for over 12 years. She holds a Master of Divinity from Campbell University, a Bachelor of Arts in American Sign Language and Theatre Arts from Gardner-Webb University, and Certificates of Interpretation and Transliteration (CI/CT) from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID).
Currently, Christina is a community-based interpreter in private practice and co-pastor of New Hope Christian Fellowship in West Columbia. Her interpreting experience includes political, medical, legal, educational, theatrical and much more. She enjoys teaching ASL and mentoring novice interpreters. When she’s not chasing her one and eight year-olds or cheering at a football game with her husband of over 14 years, Christina can be found on one of the local stages in Columbia pursuing her other passion, acting.
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If you would prefer to register by phone, please contact us at (803) 777-9444.