540WMain Community Learning Academy presents: ASL for Beginners
Monday January 29 // 7-9 PM
With Rochester having the highest Deaf population in the world it’s a given that more people are learning the basics of ASL. This course taught by Sarah Vitberg will focus on the basics of American Sign Language through fun interaction and socialization.
Participants will leave with a new appreciation for the language as well as resources to help them continue to grow as a beginner signer. This class is geared towards those 18 and older.
– The basics of finger spelling,
– Facial grammar, vocabulary and conversational phrases necessary to hold a beginning-level conversation in ASL.
This class will also discuss Deaf culture and teach culturally appropriate ways to interact with the Deaf. Those deaf and hard of hearing are encouraged to register as interpreting services will be provided for all classes and programming at 540WMain.
Seat will be held 15 minutes after start of class.
All classes require cancellation at least 48 hours before the date of the class or event. If not then course fee is non-refundable and cannot be applied to a future class or event.