Learn the basic conversational skills used in American Sign Language. Topics include basic grammar structure related to the exchange of personal information, introductions, negotiation with the environment, calendar, and commands. Learn basic survival signs through demonstration. Students practice what is covered in class. This course uses a textbook: A Basic Course in American Sign Language (ISBN 978-0932666420) which will be available for purchase in the FCC bookstore. This textbook is good for FOR300 and FOR303.