ASL Intralingual Skills I and II

Cognitive Processing in ASL (I-A)

Prerequisite: Communicative Competence in ASL
This class presents information and exercises in ASL skill development for interpreters or future interpreters. The importance of distinguishing between form and meaning is emphasized. Lexical substitution, paraphrasing, main idea identification, and summarizing are also addressed.

ASL Skills Development (II-A)

Prerequisite: Cognitive Processing in ASL
This course presents information on the importance of rapid and efficient cognitive processing in ASL. Exercises include: comprehension, memory, acuity and discrimination, immediate and delayed repetition, pattern inference, and multi-tasking.