Sign Language

Personal Enrichment

Offered through Continuing Education

@ Florissant Valley | South County

Have you ever wanted to learn sign language to expand your resume, acquire a new skill, or improve the skills you already have? Take American Sign Language (ASL) classes, at levels ranging from beginner to advanced, in a friendly, fun and supportive environment.

Program Contact

Continuing Education

Phone

314-984-7777

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Sign Language: Beginning ASL

Learn the fundamentals of American Sign Language (ASL), including finger spelling and hand signs. You will also receive a brief overview of deaf culture as you begin to learn the basics of unspoken communication. Text required; bring to first class: “A Basic Course in American Sign Language” ISBN 978-0932666420.
SIGN:701 | 8 sessions | $60 AGE 60+ | $99 REG
P03 M 6-8 p.m. | Ronald Selinger
March 23-May 11 | FV-C, 110

Getting Started With Sign Language I

Join other individuals who would like a basic knowledge and learn common vocabulary (numbers, feelings, opposites, colors, food, etc.) to begin communicating in Sign Language. Class does not cover ASL sentence structure. No text required.
SIGN:701 | 8 sessions | $60 AGE 60+ | $99 REG
P01 Tu 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Cynthia Hayes
Feb. 18-April 14 | STLCC-South County, 103
• NOTE: No class 3/17.

Getting Started With Sign Language II

Explore even more common words and phrases as you continue learning basic signs and build upon the knowledge you acquired in the prerequisite class,  Getting Started with Sign Language I. Class does not cover ASL sentence structure. No text required.
SIGN:702 | 8 sessions | $60 AGE 60+ | $99 REG
P01 Th 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Cynthia Hayes
Feb. 20-April 16 | STLCC-South County, 102
• NOTE: No class 3/19.

Getting Started With Sign Language III: Chapters 7-12

Build upon the skills you learned in the Beginning I and Beginning II sign language classes to increase your ability to communicate using sign language and continue to learn many more signs as you work through the book, “The Joy of Signing.” The book is divided into several chapters and may be taken at any time as the skills are independent of each other. This class will cover chapters 7-12. Class does not cover ASL sentence structure. Prerequisite: Getting Started with Sign Language II. Text required; bring to first class: “The Joy of Signing” by Lottie Riekehof ISBN 978-1607313618.
SIGN:702 | 8 sessions | $60 AGE 60+ | $99 REG
P02 M 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Cynthia Hayes
Feb. 24-April 20 | STLCC-South County, 103


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