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Strategies for talking about English in BSL

(Ideas for interpreters and CSWs supporting students in an English language class)

 

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Linguistpd webinars are designed to make your professional development as simple and convenient as it can be. We offer a range of courses in the form of webinars on innovative subjects which you can “attend” in the comfort of your own home.

Keep up the good work! The courses are invaluable and much appreciated, especially with the Covid-19 having turned lives upside down. Access to improve our PDP is essential but also enjoyable and very interesting.” – Helen

 

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Upcoming training

Strategies for talking about English in BSL – working with sign language users in an English classroom

Russell Aldersson

  • Date: 16 March 2021
  • Time: 7.00pm-9.00pm
  • Cost: £25
  • Cost (US): £25

Supporting sign language users in an English language class presents unique challenges. Until recently, there has been a lack of collated conventionalised signs for terms that are likely to crop up in an English language class such as tenses, idioms, adjectives and phrasal verbs.

In this webinar Russell Aldersson shares important research undertaken with teachers of English to sign language users (and some interpreters & CSWs), examining the role of British Sign Language in the teaching of English to Deaf adult learners.

Additionally, the webinar is an interactive workshop that aims to provide a safe space for interpreters and CSWs to discuss strategies for meaning making when supporting sign language users in an English language classroom.

Find out more and book your place

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Interpreting in Police Settings – The Police Perspective Part 2

Delivered by DI Emma Gilbert & Wendy Ledeux

  • Duration: 2 hours +
  • Cost: £25

We had such overwhelming feedback from Interpreting in police settings – the police perspective, that we had to invite Detective Inspector Gilbert back! In this audio recording with accompanying video resources, Wendy Ledeux meets DI Emma Gilbert again to find out what progress has been made regarding aspects of Police Interpreting and access for Deaf people […]

Wendy meets DI Emma Gilbert again to find out what progress has been made regarding aspects of Police Interpreting and access for Deaf people to Police Forces. 

We discuss intermediaries, Child Protection resources available in BSL for children and parents, access to the 999/101 services and more. 

Please note: This course is an audio recording with video resources.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. A knowledge of further developments within Police InterpretingA Police Jacket, view from behind
  2. Awareness of the role of an intermediary in police and court settings
  3. How video relay services are being introduced to Police forces
  4. An update on the Police Liaison Officers for Deaf People (PLOD) initiative
  5. Additional resources relating to Police Interpreting to further your CPD.

Completion of this course will give you a minimum of 2 hours’ structured CPD points. You will also be provided with a number of resources for you to gain further unstructured CPD points.

Find out more and book your place

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NEW LIVE WEBINAR FOR 2021!:

Strategies for talking about English in BSL

(Ideas for interpreters and CSWs supporting students in an English language class)

 

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Supporting sign language users in an English language class presents unique challenges. Until recently, there has been a lack of collated conventionalised signs for terms that are likely to crop up in an English language class such as tenses, idioms, adjectives and phrasal verbs.

In this webinar Russell Aldersson shares important research undertaken with teachers of English to sign language users (and some interpreters & CSWs), examining the role of British Sign Language in the teaching of English to Deaf adult learners.

Additionally, the webinar is an interactive workshop that aims to provide a safe space for interpreters and CSWs to discuss strategies for meaning making when supporting sign language users in an English language classroom.

For more information on the webinar and to reserve your place now, visit the webinar page.

 

What users are saying about Linguistpd's webinars

I think this presentation/research would enrich any interpreter training programme. It’s amazing how little we know when we are sent off into the big wide world! Hurruh for CPD! ” – Nancy, Interpreter

“Will use the workbook later – I love them, and get great CPD ideas from them.” – June, Interpreter

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“I thoroughly enjoyed the webinar. It’s such an easy way to get CPD points from the comfort of your own home. And I certainly learned a lot. I’ll definitely get involved again.”