ASL for Teens is a beginner level course that teaches American Sign Language, Deaf Culture and history. Topics include: basic vocabulary, grammar, history, fingerspelling, numbers, terminology, and Deaf culture and history. The course is structured to help the students build basic expressive and receptive skills in American Sign Language and to understand the cultural values, beliefs, and behavioral norms of the Deaf community. During class time the students are provided with lectures and group activities to learn new skills and to reinforce, review, and practice what has been learned in class. (Ages 10-14 years old).