Foreign Language Courses

Undergraduate Foreign Language Courses (Turkish Sign Language)

LAN 210 — Turkish Sign Language I

Turkish Sign Language is a visual language used by the hearing impaired which consists of hand gestures and facial expressions. The purpose of this elective course is to teach the alphabet, basic vocabulary and grammar structure of Turkish Sign Language and to enable students to communicate with deaf people. This course is also recommended to all students who would like to develop their non-verbal communication skills.

Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • use Turkish Sign Language to converse on a range of everyday topics.
  • ask for and give relevant information about themselves and others.
  • use simple question forms.

Hours per week: 3
Credits: 3

Semester: Fall and Spring

 

LAN 220 — Turkish Sign Language II

LAN 220 aims to develop the vocabulary, grammar knowledge and conversational fluency of students who have taken Turkish Sign Language I. Students who pass the course can take a certified Turkish Sign Language examination.

Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • use Turkish Sign Language to converse on a wide range of topics effectively and confidently.

Hours per week: 3
Credits: 3

Semester: Fall and Spring