About

ASL is the third most-used language in the United States. With this American Sign Language course you will be able to interact with the 500,000 people who use ASL every day and the 2 million who have ASL as a second language.

Learn a life skill that will benefit both your work and personal abilities through a comprehensive and easy to follow course. We have prepared nearly 70 videos for you to watch and practice signs, as many times as you want.

Learning American Sign Language with International Open Academy takes you beyond the basics:

  • You will master ASL grammar and vocabulary and be able to practice at your own pace

  • Humor, fun expressions and informal language

  • You will learn how to hold conversations, ask questions, tell jokes

  • Understand the history and background of American Sign Language

  • Discover more about Deaf etiquette so you feel comfortable in any situation

Lessons

Module 1: The Basics
  • 1.1 What is ASL
  • 1.2 Alphabet
  • 1.3 Who Uses ASL
  • 1.4 A Quick History of ASL
  • 1.5 Getting Started
Module 2: Numbers, Parameters And Grammar
  • 2.1 Numbers
  • 2.2 Parameters
  • 2.3. Grammar and Structure
Module 3: Introductions
  • 3.1 Introduction Vocabulary
  • 3.2 Name Sign
  • 3.3 Deaf Etiquette
  • 3.4 Facial Expressions
Module 4: People & Places, Gender And Body Language
  • 4.1 People and Places Vocabulary
  • 4.2 Gender Distinction
  • 4.3 Using Body Language
Module 5: Conversation I
  • 5.1 Conversational Vocabulary
  • 5.2 Is ASL Universal
  • 5.3 Questions Vs. Statements
  • 5.4 Phonology in ASL
Module 6: Job & Education, Lexicalized Signs And Morphology
  • 6.1 Job/Education Vocabulary
  • 6.2 Lexicalized Signs
  • 6.3 Morphology in ASL
Module 7: Descriptions, Classifiers And Syntax
  • 7.1 Descriptions Vocabulary
  • 7.2 Classifiers
  • 7.3 ASL Syntax
Module 8: Conversation Ii
  • 8.1 Making Plans Vocabulary
  • 8.2 Number Incorporation
  • 8.3 Expressive Sentences
  • 8.4 Variations in ASL
  • 8.5 Improving Your Vocabulary

Career

This course is for:

  • Anyone who deals with the public - from shop assistants to social workers - will benefit from knowing ASL to better understand their Deaf customers and clients

  • People who are around Deaf people including family members and colleagues

  • Those losing your hearing and starting to feel isolated by your inability to understand and communicate as well as before.

  • First responders or other medical professionals who need to communicate with everybody, particularly in emergencies

  • Students interested in interpreting in the classroom, government agencies, museums, hospitals or on TV

Career opportunities:

  • Become a translator or interpreter in many professional fields including television

  • Teachers and classroom assistants who know ASL will be a great asset to the classroom

  • ASL fluency is needed for specialized careers in health, education, and therapy

Certification

To receive certification, you must complete every page of the course and score at least 55% on the exams throughout the course

After successfully completing the course, you will immediately be able to download your PDF course certificate so you can instantly add it to your CV and display your achievement.

You can also request a hard copy certificate to be sent to your postal address for a small printing and posting fee.

This course is accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards - www.icoes.org (accreditation number ICOES/00763/13/36). You will earn you credits through Continuing Professional Development (CPD) / Continuing Education (CE).

CPD points are accepted and recognized by employers from both the public and private sectors, and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

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American Sign Language

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    About

    ASL is the third most-used language in the United States. With this American Sign Language course you will be able to interact with the 500,000 people who use ASL every day and the 2 million who have ASL as a second language.

    Learn a life skill that will benefit both your work and personal abilities through a comprehensive and easy to follow course. We have prepared nearly 70 videos for you to watch and practice signs, as many times as you want.

    Learning American Sign Language with International Open Academy takes you beyond the basics:

    • You will master ASL grammar and vocabulary and be able to practice at your own pace

    • Humor, fun expressions and informal language

    • You will learn how to hold conversations, ask questions, tell jokes

    • Understand the history and background of American Sign Language

    • Discover more about Deaf etiquette so you feel comfortable in any situation

    Lessons

    Module 1: The Basics
    • 1.1 What is ASL
    • 1.2 Alphabet
    • 1.3 Who Uses ASL
    • 1.4 A Quick History of ASL
    • 1.5 Getting Started
    Module 2: Numbers, Parameters And Grammar
    • 2.1 Numbers
    • 2.2 Parameters
    • 2.3. Grammar and Structure
    Module 3: Introductions
    • 3.1 Introduction Vocabulary
    • 3.2 Name Sign
    • 3.3 Deaf Etiquette
    • 3.4 Facial Expressions
    Module 4: People & Places, Gender And Body Language
    • 4.1 People and Places Vocabulary
    • 4.2 Gender Distinction
    • 4.3 Using Body Language
    Module 5: Conversation I
    • 5.1 Conversational Vocabulary
    • 5.2 Is ASL Universal
    • 5.3 Questions Vs. Statements
    • 5.4 Phonology in ASL
    Module 6: Job & Education, Lexicalized Signs And Morphology
    • 6.1 Job/Education Vocabulary
    • 6.2 Lexicalized Signs
    • 6.3 Morphology in ASL
    Module 7: Descriptions, Classifiers And Syntax
    • 7.1 Descriptions Vocabulary
    • 7.2 Classifiers
    • 7.3 ASL Syntax
    Module 8: Conversation Ii
    • 8.1 Making Plans Vocabulary
    • 8.2 Number Incorporation
    • 8.3 Expressive Sentences
    • 8.4 Variations in ASL
    • 8.5 Improving Your Vocabulary

    Career

    This course is for:

    • Anyone who deals with the public - from shop assistants to social workers - will benefit from knowing ASL to better understand their Deaf customers and clients

    • People who are around Deaf people including family members and colleagues

    • Those losing your hearing and starting to feel isolated by your inability to understand and communicate as well as before.

    • First responders or other medical professionals who need to communicate with everybody, particularly in emergencies

    • Students interested in interpreting in the classroom, government agencies, museums, hospitals or on TV

    Career opportunities:

    • Become a translator or interpreter in many professional fields including television

    • Teachers and classroom assistants who know ASL will be a great asset to the classroom

    • ASL fluency is needed for specialized careers in health, education, and therapy

    Certification

    To receive certification, you must complete every page of the course and score at least 55% on the exams throughout the course

    After successfully completing the course, you will immediately be able to download your PDF course certificate so you can instantly add it to your CV and display your achievement.

    You can also request a hard copy certificate to be sent to your postal address for a small printing and posting fee.

    This course is accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards - www.icoes.org (accreditation number ICOES/00763/13/36). You will earn you credits through Continuing Professional Development (CPD) / Continuing Education (CE).

    CPD points are accepted and recognized by employers from both the public and private sectors, and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

    ICOES

    Accredited

    CPD/CE

    Accredited

    136140

    Students Enrolled

    Money-Back

    Guarantee