American Sign Language II

Course Number: 542/543

Open To:
Grades 9-12

Course Length:
Full Year; 10 Units

UC/CSU Approved: Language Other Than English “E” Requirement. Satisfies one year of the World Language graduation requirement.

Course Description:

ASL II students continue to develop vocabulary, grammar, and signing skills in order to meet communication needs. There is little to no verbal communication at level II. Students continue to further explore Deaf community and culture through discussions, research, projects, and technology.  Class participation is essential for success in this course. Attending ASL events is mandatory for this class.

Textbook/Class Resources:

  • Signing Naturally Unit 7-12 Student Workbook ISBN: 978-1-58121-221-1 with DVD or access to online video library (
  • For Hearing People Only 4th edition. Vol. 1 & 2 ISBN-13: 978-0970587602
  • GoReact Yearly Subscription

Level of Difficulty:
  Very Difficult

Estimated Homework Per Class:
30 minutes
30-60 minutes
60-90 minutes

Completion of ASL I with a “C” or better both semesters.