What is American Sign Language? (ASL)
American Sign Language (ASL) is a complete, complex language that employs signs made by moving the hands combined with facial expressions and postures of the body. It is the primary language of many North Americans who are deaf and is one of several communication options used by people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.
About ASL BB American Sign Language classes
Available are a number of classes and services
If you do not see information pertaining to your specific need please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Our ASL Introductory class (101) begins with learning the basics of ASL, the importance of ASL fingerspelling and facial expressions, vocabulary and grammar. You will move into elements of everyday communication so that you are able to sign, understand and relay information . Some of this would include descriptions of people, places and things. Also a key element is the knowledge you will gain of a better understanding of the Deaf community and culture.
Our ASL 102 and 103 classes will take you into buidling you communication, conversational skills and social conversations. In addition students will incoporate item descriptions, numbers, requests, events and more.
ASL Introductory – “Immersion -Crash Course” 101 is the same basic format as our above ASL Introductory class (101). However this class is designed for those unable to attend evening classes or just prefer to do ASL 101 immersion style. This course takes place over 3 days. Please visit our class schedule page for more information.
Other services include, one on one lessons, family lessons, workplace workshops, educator workshops, senior care, and those with barriers. For those that are looking for learning ASL words verses full ASL or are looking for baby sign language please visit us at My Smart Hands London.
ASL BB course fees
Class and material fees are as follows:
All levels of ASL classes consist of a registration fee of $190.00 per registrant (Plus material fee below where applicable)
ASL 101 Signing Naturally Level 1 Workbook with DVD – $130.00 (This dvd and student workbook are also used in 102)
ASL 103 Signing Naturally Level 1 Workbook with dvd is $130.00 (This dvd and workbook area lso used in 104)
ASL 301 Signing Naturally Level 1 Workbook with dvd is $130.00 (This dvd and student workbook are also used in 302-304)
101 = $320.00 Inclusive
102 = $190.00 Inclusive
103 = $320.00 Inclusive
104 = $190.00 Inclusive
301 = $320.00 Inclusive
302 – 304 = $190.00 Inclusive (Each level)
Age requirements of students
Our classes are designed for those 16 yrs of age and older. Children 14 & 15 years of age may enroll with an adult That is also registered.