AUSTRALIAN SIGN LANGUAGE 2A

DFS2AUA

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will develop intermediate levels of communcative competence in Auslan in both receptive and production skills. They will focus on the use of informal register and discourse forms in the language, and will also discuss the issue of sociolinguistic variation within the deaf community.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorStephanie Linder

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites DFS1AUB or coordinators approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Recognise and respond to a range of intermediate level vocabulary and grammatical constructions in Auslan

Activities:
Signing skills practice, classroom activities, written responses to comprehension questions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork
Inquiry/ Research
Writing
Critical Thinking
Creative Problem-solving

02. Produce a range of intermediate level vocabulary items and grammatical constructions in Auslan

Activities:
Signing skills practice, signed presentations and classroom activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork
Writing
Inquiry/ Research
Creative Problem-solving
Critical Thinking

03. Compare and contrast Auslan and English vocabulary and grammar

Activities:
Written class exercises, classroom actitivies, analysing sign language video data
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving
Teamwork
Critical Thinking
Inquiry/ Research
Writing

04. Compare and contrast formal and informal register and discourse forms in Auslan and English

Activities:
Written class exercises, classroom activities, analysing sign language video data
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking
Teamwork
Creative Problem-solving
Inquiry/ Research
Writing

05. Recognise the value of sociolinguistic variation in the Australian deaf community and incorporate this into receptive and productive skills in Auslan

Activities:
Signing skills practice, written class exercises, analysing sign language video data
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Creative Problem-solving
Teamwork
Critical Thinking
Inquiry/ Research

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