Did you know that American Sign Language (ASL) is the third most commonly used language in North America? In this course, you will explore Deaf culture – social beliefs, traditions, history, values and communities influenced by deafness. American Sign Language 1 Part A will introduce you to vocabulary and simple sentences so that you can start communicating right away. Part B will introduce you to more of this language and its grammatical structures. You will expand your vocabulary by exploring interesting topics like Deaf education and Deaf arts and culture.