American Sign Language II

    EXGEN 3149 is offered this spring:

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.


Apr 26, 2021Jul 8, 2021

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm MT




6:00 pm – 7:30 pm MT




Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

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 a

Signing Naturally Student Workbook: Units 1-6 Set

ISBN 9781581212105


Cheri Smith, Ella Mae Lentz an

Signing Naturally Student Workbook: Units 7-12 Set

ISBN 9781581212211

Class info
  • There is no class on Mon­day, May 24, 2021 and Thurs­day, July 1, 2021. This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at for pre­ferred pricing.
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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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EXGEN 3149 is offered this spring: