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Hi, I'm writing a story for school about someone who's deaf and I want to know what are the verbs for talking to someone through sign language? My peers think that saying 'signing' sounds more like singing with a pen. 

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Hello, I'm fairly new to Auslan myself, but I do have a PhD in English, and my view is that 'signing' is the correct verb. The context in which you use the word should ensure it  would be easily distinguished from 'signing' with a pen.

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