AUSTRALIAN SIGN LANGUAGE 2B

DFS2AUB

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will develop further their intermediate level of communcative competence in Auslan in both receptive and production skills. They will focus on the use of formal 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-ordinatorLisa Gunter

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Either DFS2ANA, DFS2AUA or equivalent

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAuslan 2B Readings and workbookPrescribedNational Institute for Deaf Studies, La Trobe UniversityNIDS, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY, 2012
ReadingsAuslan 2B Student DVDPrescribedN/ANIDS, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY, 2010

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

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

02. Produce and appraise one's own production of 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:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

03. Compare and contrast English and Auslan vocabulary and grammar

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

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

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

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:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Writing (Writing)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

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