American Sign Language

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American Sign Language (ASL), which originated in the early 19th century and has many related dialects around the world, has become a lingua franca. Participate in one of our five classes, and learn vocabulary, fingerspelling and grammar—as well as related gestures and facial expressions for conversational use. Also explore aspects of deaf culture.

About Justin Eslinger

Justin is Communication Assistant for PCC Community Ed. His responsibilities include designing departmental promotions, student support and customer relations. Justin has an Associates of Applied Science in Graphic Design from Portland Comm... more »

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