This course introduces the theory and practice of sign language phonetics. It provides intensive practice in the recognition and production of a wide range of manual and non-manual phonetic elements that are used in natural sign languages, along with terminology for describing those elements precisely. It also teaches reading and writing one or more notational systems that are useful in recording phonetic details when conducting research on sign languages. This course is taught in American Sign Language and written English.
Course DetailsLevel: Undergraduate
Credit hours: 2
Term(s) course is offered: MayExt
Prerequisites: Demonstrated communicative proficiency in a natural sign language
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