American Sign Language course begins March 14

Workforce Solutions at Northeast State is offering the American Sign Language (ASL) for Beginners course this spring at the main campus in Blountville.

The class will meet Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. from March 14 to April 25.   Participants will build their sign vocabulary as well as learn the grammatical structure. The course also provides insight into Deaf culture.  Expressive and receptive skills in the language will also be developed.  At the completion of the course, participants should be able to communicate with the deaf on a basic level.

The course fee is $140 and includes the textbook.  The course is open to anyone interested in learning ASL.

Priority registration is March 7.  For more information, contact 423.354.2570 or e-mail

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