Spanish Sign Language
Universidad de Granada
Area of Study
Modern Languages, Sign Language, Spanish
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
In this class the student learns the Spanish Sign language at an introductory level as described in the following points:
- Learning the dactyl alphabet. Practice signing first with words, to later be able to continue practicing signing short paragraphs.
- Using a basic lexical repertoire related to basic personal information and specified situations, correctly articulating the signs and identifying their components.
- Producing some simple and prepared statements that are grammatically correct and are coherent with basic linking words. Students will be able to:
- Introduce themselves and say goodbye, respecting the social norms in sign language.
- Provide physical descriptions and provide basic information about themselves, family or place of residence.
- Ask for and provide simple directions, locations, and information about the time and date.
- Recognizing and understanding simple phrases, vocabulary and short, clear and slowly articulated signs about daily life aspects such as:
- Personal information (family relations, work, studies).
- Directions, location, time and dates. .