Sep 19, 2018  
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ASL 5500 - Contrastive Linguistic Analysis: ASL/English

3 Credits (Minimum) 3 Credits (Maximum)

An introduction to basic similarities and differences in the linguistic structures and uses of American Sign Language (ASL) and English. Examining categories from a universal perspective, contrastive linguistic analysis is accomplished by focusing on: phonological and morphological processes, syntactic properties, discourse types, word classes, and linguistic variation in Deaf and non-deaf communities in the United States. The student will also analyze both ASL and English language samples. Prer., Junior/Senior and Graduate only; ASL 2120 or equivalent.



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