What is the difference in Sign Language and English?

Sign Language is a visual, gestural language with its own grammar. English has nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, etc. Sign Language uses classifiers, facial expression, body shift and position, and other visual means to convey the message. It is interesting to English speakers that, in Sign Language, sentences with four signs or less can usually be signed in any order. “I will go to the store” in English becomes “Store, I go will” or “I will store go” or “Go store, I will” or ….. You get the idea.

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