Description: This is the third course in the study of American Sign Language (ASL) with an emphasis on ASL syntax, facial grammar, vocabulary, and fingerspelling enabling students to participate in more complex conversations with Deaf community members. Instruction includes a natural approach to teaching a second language by engaging students in authentic conversations within the classroom environment. This course enhances students' receptive and expressive skills at an advanced intermediate level in ASL. It also further develops their knowledge and understanding of the Deaf community and its art and history. It is designed for the student or professional interested in working and/or interacting with Deaf people.