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American Sign Language Beginners Level 2 (Online Course)

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Continue your ASL journey!

Build on your American Sign Language (ASL) skill in this relaxed and comfortable 6-week class.

This course is a continuation of American Sign Language Beginners Level 1 and will use the textbook, Signing Naturally: Units 1-6 (Authors: Cheri Smith, Ella Mae Lentz, and Ken Mikos), covering units 3 and 4.

Please note: ASL is the only language of communication to be used in the classroom.

No materials required. Students are recommended to purchase Student Signing Naturally Workbook but it is not a requirement for this course.

Course details

Winter 2023

Dates/Times: Tuesdays, Jan. 31 to March 14, 2023 (6 weeks - no class March 7)
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. | Online
Save 15% if you register before Jan. 17, 2023
Price: $170 (+ HST)
Instructor: Jacqueline Plant

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About the instructor

Shay McGilvery was born and raised in Ontario, Canada and grew up in a hearing family as the only deaf person. Shay has MA in Sign Language Education from Gallaudet University, is professional sign language instructor/teacher and is a member of Sign Language Institute Canada. Shay taught sign language courses at Gallaudet University (2017) and University of Alberta (2019 & 2020) and is currently working for the Canadian Hearing Services. Shay loves to travel and play hockey.

"Why do I want to be an American Sign Language teacher? I grew up interacting with hearing people and taught them American Sign Language. I see hearing people that can sign which means we have communication access equally."

Jacqueline Plant, a proud Deaf woman uses American Sign Language (ASL) for communication, knowledge, and information. She is a lifelong student for E.C. Drury School for the Deaf in Milton. She is an alumna of Gallaudet University in Psychology.

For the last 20 years, Jacqueline developed ASL programs and taught ASL to the community and an ASL-English Interpreter program at Cambrian College in Sudbury for several years. She provided workshops, developed visual materials in ASL as the language instruction. She has been an advocate for the language rights of Deaf children. She is an ASL performer.

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