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American Sign Language

American Sign Language Prep I

Cost: $500

This beginner conversational class is conducted completely in American sign Language. This practical approach enhances your learning and is the most effective way for non-Deaf people to learn to sign. This class also provides an introduction to Deaf culture.


Delivery method: In-class

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Jan 31-Mar 16 | 20299, 13 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6-9 pm (no class Feb 21)

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register
American Sign Language Prep II

Cost: $500

Build on what you learned in American Sign Language Prep I. Learn to tell or ask about families, practise language and grammar functions, give directions using special references, and master ordinal numbers.


Delivery method: In-class

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Apr 4-May 18 | 20351, 13 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6-9 pm (no class April 18)

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register
American Sign Language Prep III

Cost: TBD

Start with a review of Prep I and II, including norms for getting attention, understanding the role of name signs, negotiating a signing environment, asking for repetition, meeting others, and gaining basic information about the daily lives of deaf people. Build on what you learnind in Prep II, and learn to make simple requests and give directions. Find out how to identify other people. Practice your numbers and develop a basic understanding of various types of verbs.


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