Fall 2017 American Sign Language Classes

Starts: September 12 @ 6:00PM     Ends: November 15 @ 8:00PM

ASL 1, ASL 2, ASL 3, ASL 4, and Children's ASL

Fall 2017 Class Offerings

ASL 1 Morning Class

Available For 22 More Days!

Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m.- Noon

$150.00

ASL 1 Evening Class

Available For 22 More Days!

Tuesday Evenings, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

$150.00

ASL 2 Morning Class

Available For 22 More Days!

Wednesdays,10:00 a.m.- Noon

$150.00

ASL 2 Evening Class

Available For 22 More Days!

Tuesday Evenings, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

$150.00

ASL 3

Available For 22 More Days!

Tuesday Evenings, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

$150.00

ASL 4

Available For 22 More Days!

Tuesday Evenings, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

$150.00

Children's ASL (child only)

Available For 22 More Days!

Ages 5-12 | Tuesday Evenings, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. No Text Needed

$100.00

Children's ASL (parent to accompany child)

Available For 22 More Days!

Tuesday Evenings, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. No Text Needed

$50.00

Signing Naturally, Units 1-6

Available For 22 More Days!

Used for ASL 1, ASL 2 & ASL 3

$85.00

Signing Naturally, Units 7-12

Available For 22 More Days!

Used for ASL 4

$85.00

HASA has taught American Sign Language (ASL) using the highly successful and well-respected method, Signing Naturally, since 1988. Signing Naturally is a non-verbal approach taught at many institutions across the country, including Gallaudet University. To encourage students to think in signs, students and instructors avoid using speech in the classroom. Interpersonal communication (not simply learning signs for English words) is emphasized. Students focus on functions of specific everyday interactions that range from inviting someone to sit down to more abstract communication, such as giving directions or problem solving. Grammar is learned in the context of these communications. An additional benefit of this approach is the development of a cross-cultural awareness of the Deaf community.

SCHEDULE

CLASSES ARE OFFERED 10 WEEKS, BEGINNING TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

EVENING CLASSES
(Tuesdays 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
ASL 1 | ASL 2 | ASL 3 | ASL 4 | Children's ASL

MORNING CLASSES
(10:00 a.m. - Noon)
ASL 1: Tuesdays (September 12 - November 14)
ASL 2: Wednesdays (September 12 - November 15)


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where are classes held? Our classes are held at The Hearing and Speech Agency, located at 5900 Metro Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215.

Do I need a textbook? The Signing Naturally Units 1-6 textbook is required for ASL 1, ASL 2, ASL 3, Signing for Seniors and ASL for SLPs. It need only be purchased once. ASL 4 and ASL 5 require the Signing Naturally Units 7-12 textbook and need only be purchased once.

What if I need to cancel my registration? We do our best to work with all students with respect to their needs. Please read our refund and class cancellation options below:

Refunds & Class Cancellations
OPTION 1: Course fee is refundable minus a $25 fee if notification that the student will not take the class is given prior to the first session. Once the first class is complete, no refunds will be given.

OPTION 2: Course fees are transferable to a future session if notification that the student will not take the class is given prior to the first session. Course must be completed within one calendar year (12 months) after payment.

PLEASE NOTE: If classes need to be canceled due to low registration numbers (this happens rarely but occasionally), you will be notified as soon as possible. In the event of cancellation, full refunds will be made.


ABOUT OUR CLASSES

ASL 1: Introducing oneself, exchanging personal information, talking about surroundings, telling where you live.
MORNING CLASSES: TUESDAY 10 A.M. - Noon
EVENING CLASSES: TUESDAY 6 P.M. - 8 P.M.
TEXTBOOK: SIGNING NATURALLY UNITS 1-6

ASL 2: Talking about your family, telling about activities, giving directions, describing others.
MORNING CLASSES: WEDNESDAY 10 A.M. - Noon
EVENING CLASSES: TUESDAY 6 P.M. - 8 P.M.
TEXTBOOK: SIGNING NATURALLY UNITS 1-6

ASL 3: Making requests, talking about family and occupations, attributing qualities to others, talking about routines.
CLASS OFFERED TUESDAY EVENINGS 6 P.M. - 8 P.M.
TEXTBOOK: SIGNING NATURALLY UNITS 1-6

ASL 4: For students who have signing experience equivalent to completing ASL 3 and who want the opportunity to learn more to further develop their conversational skills.
CLASS OFFERED TUESDAY EVENINGS 6 P.M. - 8 P.M.
TEXTBOOK: SIGNING NATURALLY UNITS 7-12

CHILDREN'S ASL: Children start by learning to finger spell the alphabet and their names. As they learn signs for everyday activities and to communicate, they also enjoy making craft projects that reinforce the signing learned in class.
CLASS OFFERED TUESDAY EVENINGS 6 P.M. - 8 P.M.
NO TEXT NECESSARY

Event Location

The Hearing and Speech Agency
5900 Metro Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215

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