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July 1, 2005

Free ASL Workshop

From: CCE-CSUS - Jul 1, 2005

Date: July 1, 2005
Contact: Bethany Boom • (916) 278-4846

Learn How to Talk with Your Hands
Free American Sign Language Workshop

Sacramento, CA—Join the College of Continuing Education for an American Sign Language (ASL) workshop, taking place on Saturday, September 10, 2005 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in Napa Hall on the Sacramento State University campus. The event is free of charge and open to the public. Interested individuals should call Jennifer Banister at 916.278.6251 to reserve a seat.

Presented by Dr. Bill Vicars, Assistant Professor of ASL at Sacramento State, the workshop focuses on basic ASL vocabulary, grammar and the alphabet.

The Sacramento State College of Continuing Education also offers the American Sign Language Certificate program, which enables participants to fulfill foreign language graduate requirements and develop the necessary manual communication skills to establish connections and work or interact with people who are deaf. The program also helps prepare participants to enter an interpreter training program. For more information about the program, visit

ASL is the third most widely used language in America. ASL is a visual-gestural-kinesthetic language used by members of the deaf community in North America and in varying degrees in many other locations.

About CCE
As an extension of California State University, Sacramento, the College of Continuing Education (CCE) encourages lifelong learning by providing opportunities for personal and professional growth. CCE develops and delivers programs that enhance the quality of life for individuals and communities, and educates the current and future workforce.
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