American Sign Language II

    EX 1111 is offered this winter:

Improve your basic Amer­i­can Sign Lan­guage skills in this course designed for those who com­plet­ed the ASL 1 course. Car­ry on con­ver­sa­tions in ASL on every­day top­ics such as fam­i­ly, activ­i­ties, and inter­ests. Fur­ther devel­op your ASL recep­tive and expres­sive skills, and learn how to use sto­ry­telling in ASL. This class will be entire­ly con­duct­ed in ASL.


Jan 17, 2023Mar 7, 2023


6:30 pm – 8:30 pm MT





6:30 pm – 8:30 pm MT


In-per­son (face-to-face) learning, campus

In-person courses are taken entirely in-class. for­mat details

Classes take place at U of A campus, Edmonton.

Your Instructor

Rouzbeh GhahremanID: rouzbeh-ghahreman

Rouzbeh Ghahreman was born Deaf in Iran, where he completed a master’s degree in History. Before immigrating to Canada, he was involved in the publication of a dictionary of Farsi Sign Language and with the first Encyclopedia of the Deaf in Iran. Once in Canada, he completed a master's degree in Special Education with a focus on Deaf Education at the U of A. For the past decade, Rouzbeh has been teaching in different educational institutions, delivering courses in Deaf education, American Sign Language (ASL), Deaf culture, and ESL to Deaf newcomers. Rouzbeh always reminds his students that members of the Deaf community do not consider themselves disabled, but rather as a part of a unique linguistic group with a distinct culture.



Cheri Smith, Ella Mae Lentz an

Signing Naturally Student Workbook: Units 1-6 Set

ISBN 9781581212105

Class info
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

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EX 1111 is offered this winter: