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American Sign Language as a Foreign Language

Explore how American Sign Language fits into deaf culture, and practice communicating about familiar topics using sign language. Overview Essential Question: How does the deaf population/culture interact with the hearing culture? Areas of study: Foreign language Type and amount of credit earned: 1 Foreign language (elective) Community partner: Local translator Competencies Communicate on very familiar… Continue reading: American Sign Language as a Foreign Language

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Learning a Foreign Language

Learn a foreign language independently with a group of students. Become your own teachers. Overview Essential Question: Can I learn a foreign language and understand another culture on my own? Areas of study: Foreign Language or elective credit Type and amount of credit earned:  ½ credit Community partner: A fluent speaker of the language. (For example at… Continue reading: Learning a Foreign Language