Learn American Sign Language Online with ASL 1

FLVS is now enrolling students in American Sign Language 1 for the 2019-20 school year!

Used by parents, professionals, athletes, public speakers, and others in various industries, American Sign Language (ASL) is one of the most popular language classes in colleges and universities.  Learning ASL offers several benefits and marketable skills – from making you a better communicator to improving abstract thinking and hand/eye coordination.

As a full-credit elective, the course also counts as a world language credit for high school students. Explore cool features found in our new American Sign Language course below!

More Than 800 Videos

Media clips are used to teach sign vocabulary and phrases through engaging dialogue.

A Media Gallery

Easy access is provided to a video-based dictionary that includes signs and a custom fingerspelling tool.

Video Practice Tool

Students can record themselves to compare to examples in the course.

Practice and More Practice!

Practice opportunities are embedded throughout the lessons to improve retention.

Ways to Explore Deaf Culture

Students study how language reflects characteristics of culture.

Since culture and language are intertwined, ASL students explore connections and make comparisons within the greater sign language community – while also developing skills in interpersonal, presentational, and interpretive communication. Because ASL is a visual/gestural language that has no vocal component, students will use video communication to complete discussion-based assessments (DBAs) with teachers.

Interested in learning ASL online? Enroll in the American Signage Language 1 course today for a start date as early as August 2019.

Learn more at www.flvs.net/asl.

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Post by Suzanne Maurer, FLVS Curriculum Specialist

8 comments on “Learn American Sign Language Online with ASL 1

  1. Marta Zayas

    I wish this were free to Florida teachers as well. I would love to take a course such as this one.

    1. Marissa DraegerFLVS

      Hi Laci! Middle school students who are ready for the material are encouraged to consider taking ASL for high school credit!

  2. Marta Zayas

    Could we have a free class for all teachers? It would be such a public service to the community.


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