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Signed Exact English
Signed Ex·act Eng·lish (sīnd eg-zakt' ing'glish),
A system of communication that is a semantic representation of English in which American Sign Language signs are used in English word order and additional signs are used for inflection; used principally in the education of children younger than 6 years.
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Berger didn't understand, used Signed Exact English
, a different and unfamiliar form of sign language from the American Sign Language Ms.
He uses Signed Exact English
, a visual representation of spoken English, rather than the more widely used ASL, and had not signed daily since the fourth grade.