American Sign Language III Honors

Course Number: 546/547

Open To:
Grades 10-12

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 III honors students continue to develop vocabulary, grammar, and signing skills within linguistic parameters. There is no verbal communication at level III. 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:

  • Master ASL! Fingerspelling, numbers, and glossing, ISBN 9781881133216 (print)
  • For Hearing People Only. 4th edition. Vol 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 II with a “B” or better both semesters.