Deaf Way Interpreting Services’ American Sign Language (ASL) classes engage the learner in both an academic and immersive learning environment.

Using the “A Basic Course in American Sign Language (Second Edition)” curriculum and taught by a Deaf person, our sign language classes ensure students receive top-notch sign language instruction.

Intermediate American Sign Language Class – REGISTRATION CLOSED
Date: September 3, 2019 – November 19, 2019 (class meets on Tuesday night)
Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Health and Wellness Center at Paraquad, 5200 Berthold Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110
Cost: $100
More information: The Intermediate American Sign Language Class is a continuation of the Basic American Sign Language Class. The instructor will seek to further encourage students to think in signs instead words. The instructor and students will focus on expanding the vocabulary used in functions of everyday interactions that range from inviting someone to sit down to more abstract communication like starting a conversation or storytelling. This class will further the students’ focus on Deaf culture.

Basic American Sign Language Class – REGISTRATION CLOSED
Date: September 4, 2019 – November 20, 2019 (class meets on Wednesday night)
Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Health and Wellness Center at Paraquad, 5200 Berthold Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110
Cost: $100
More information: The Basic American Sign Language Class teaches that ASL is a visual-gestural language with its own syntax and grammar. The instructor will seek to encourage students to think in signs instead words. The instructor and students focus more on functions of everyday interactions that range from inviting someone to sit down to more abstract communication like starting a conversation or storytelling. An additional bonus to the non-verbal, conceptual approach is a learning and understanding of Deaf culture.

Basic American Sign Language Class
Date: September 5, 2019 – November 21, 2019 (class meets on Thursday night)
Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Health and Wellness Center at Paraquad, 5200 Berthold Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110
Cost: $100
More information: The Basic American Sign Language Class teaches that ASL is a visual-gestural language with its own syntax and grammar. The instructor will seek to encourage students to think in signs instead words. The instructor and students focus more on functions of everyday interactions that range from inviting someone to sit down to more abstract communication like starting a conversation or storytelling. An additional bonus to the non-verbal, conceptual approach is a learning and understanding of Deaf culture.