Description: This course is a continuation of the study of American Sign Language (ASL) at the beginning intermediate level. Emphasis is on the development of ASL vocabulary and receptive skills. Instruction includes a natural approach to teaching a second language by exposing students to authentic conversations in the classroom. This course builds students' receptive and expressive skills in ASL and fingerspelling as well as their knowledge of Deaf culture. It is designed for the student or professional interested in working and interacting with Deaf people.