Sign Language

Sign Language

Personal Enrichment

Offered through Continuing Education

@ South County Education Center | Off-Site

Have you ever wanted to learn sign language to expand your resume, acquire a new skill, or improve the skills you already have? Take American Sign Language (ASL) classes, at levels ranging from beginner to advanced, in a friendly, fun and supportive environment.

Program Coordinator

Continuing Education

Phone

314-984-7777

Register and pay online for sign language courses

Registration opens Aug. 6 for all classes except Ageless Learning Seminars, which open Aug. 20.

Call 314-984-7777 to register for fall classes by phone or click the button above to register and pay online.

Sign Language: Beginning ASL

Learn the fundamentals of American Sign Language (ASL), including finger spelling and hand signs. You will also receive a brief overview of deaf culture as you begin to learn the basics of unspoken communication. Text required; bring to first class: A Basic Course in American Sign Language. ISBN 978-0932666420.
SIGN:701 | $99 | Age 60+: 59.50
F02 | M 6-8 p.m. | Ronald Selinger | Oct. 1-Nov. 19 | FV-C, 110
NOTE: This course  has been added since the catalog went to press.

Getting Started with Sign Language I

Join other individuals who would like a basic knowledge and learn common vocabulary (numbers, feelings, opposites, colors, food, etc.) to begin communicating in Sign Language. Class does not cover ASL sentence structure. No text required.
SIGN:701 | $99 | Age 60+: $59.50
F01 | Tu 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Cynthia Hayes | Sept. 11-Nov. 6 | STLCC-SC, 103
NOTE: No class 10/16.

Getting Started with Sign Language II

Explore even more common words and phrases as you continue learning basic signs and build upon the knowledge you acquired in the prerequisite class Getting Started with Sign Language I. Class does not cover ASL sentence structure. No text required.
SIGN:702 | $99 | Age 60+: $59.50
F01 | Th 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Cynthia Hayes | Sept. 13-Nov. 1 | STLCC-SC, 102

Getting Started with Sign Language III: Chapters 13-18

Build upon the skills you learned in the Beginning I and Beginning II sign language classes to increase your ability to communicate using sign language and continue to learn many more signs as you work through the book, "The Joy of Signing." The book is divided into several chapters and may be taken at any time as the skills are independent of each other. This class will cover chapters 13-18. Class does not cover ASL sentence structure. Prerequisite: Getting Started with Sign Language II. Text required, bring to first class. "The Joy of Signing" by Lottie Riekehof ISBN 1607313618.
SIGN:702 | $99 | Age 60+: $59.50
F02 | Th 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Cynthia Hayes | Sept. 10-Oct. 29 | STLCC-SC, 122

Silent Weekend

Experience silence and new communication understanding while you take mini workshops conducted at beginning, intermediate, and/or advanced levels. Weekend begins Friday at 6 p.m. and continues until Sunday at noon. Information will be sent after registering via email. No refunds after 10/12.
SIGN:725 | $129 | Age 60+: $129
F01 | F 6 p.m.-Su noon | Regina Driskill | Oct. 26-Oct. 28 | Babler State Park

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