American Sign Language I, II, III and Conversational ASL classes are offered in Grand Rapids. Holland, Hudsonville, Zeeland, Grand Haven, and Lansing currently only offers ASL 1 and 2. Big Rapids currently only offers ASL 1.
Who takes ASL classes? Parents, neighbors, employees, employers, or friends of a deaf individual, and people who are simply interested in American Sign Language! Our courses runs for 8 weeks.
ASL I – learn ABCs, numbers, names, family, sentence structures, and deaf culture basics.
ASL II & III – learn advanced vocabulary, and introduction to deeper concepts with ASL, such as classifiers and rhetorical questions. We also teach basic deaf history in this course.
Conversational ASL – learn advanced classifiers, pronouns, dialogue and sentences, learn how to converse with each other in daily settings.