Interpreting & CSW workshops
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International Sign Language

  • Date:  17th - 18th March 2018
  • Time: 10am - 5pm
  • Cost: £190
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: Level 4 and above

Information

This workshop will provide an introduction to some of the key concepts and skills International Sign Language, including: International Sign Language as a lingua franca, using productive lexicon and iconicity, a very popular workshop which gets booked up very quick! This workshop is suitable for anyone who is a competent user of any one sign language. The esteemed Gavin Lilley will help you to expand your use of the visual vernacular and grasp a basic understanding of International Sign Language.

Tutor: Gavin Lilley

Interpreting in Mental Health settings

  • Date:  27th - 28th April 2018
  • Time: 10am - 5pm
  • Cost: £190
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: RSLI

Information

Our Tutors will be presenting a two-day Mental Health and Deafness workshop for Interpreters working in or wanting to know more about working in the field of Mental Health. The workshop provides an overview of mental health problems/illness, the various mental health services and the Deaf experience. It will also cover a variety of interpreting issues such as how to interpret assessments, idiosyncratic language, “voices” and medication as well as the Mental Health Act and working with families

Tutors: Herbert Klein and Esther Rose Bevan

Advanced One-Way Interpreting into English

  • Date:  7th April 2018
  • Time: 10am - 5pm
  • Cost: £95
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: Level 6 students and above

Information

This workshop will focus on the skills and strategies required for one-way interpreting into English. It will follow on from the Introduction to Working into English workshop by providing more opportunities to practise one-way interpreting into English and to work with more complex source texts.

Tutor: David Wolfenden

Interpreting in Islamic settings

  • Date:  19th May 2018
  • Time: 10am - 5pm
  • Cost: £95
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: TSLI & RSLI

Information

This workshop will give an overview of working with Muslim Deaf people for non-Muslim interpreters. As such it is an introductory look at the challenges of interpreting in settings such as Muslim education, mosques or large events.

Items that will be covered are: Access issues, Cultural overview of Islam, Sources of Law; the Shariah, Qur’an, Sunnah and Hadith, The differences between Sunni and Shia, Linguistic challenges of working with Arabic, English and BSL, How we can translate from Arabic to BSL Common lexical items and how to sign them.

Tutor: Jason Bell

Modifying Written English Texts

  • Date: 14th April 2018
  • Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Cost: £95
  • Venue: Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: Level 3 and above

 

Information

This workshop will focus on the key skills and theories required for modifying written English texts effectively. It will introduce key linguistic concepts and provide strategies for modifying texts appropriately to meet the needs of the audience. There will also be opportunities to practise modifying texts. The workshop will also look at the different situations where CSWs and interpreters may be required to modify texts.

Tutor: Akbar Sikder

The Abuse and Safeguarding of Adults

  • Date:  16th June 2018
  • Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Cost: £95
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: CSW, TSLI & RSLI

Information

This is the first in a series of 3 bespoke training courses which developed for BSL interpreters regarding the abuse and safeguarding of adults. It is not a generic basic awareness course.

The course was originally designed for BSL interpreters in 2012 and has been well received in various parts of England; it has been updated to incorporate the changes introduced on 1st April 2015 with the introduction of the Care Act 2014. The main aim of this course is to ensure that interpreters know what to do when they suspect that someone is being abused, is at risk of harm or when they receive a disclosure.

Tutor: Jackie Pritchard

Advanced English

  • Date:  14th July 2018
  • Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Cost: £95
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: CSW, TSLI & RSLI

Information

How does the English language work? This workshop will provide an overview of the grammatical structure of the English language at the phonological, morphological, syntactic and sociolinguistic levels in order to provide students with a greater understanding of how the English language works. Topics will include phonology, derivational morphology and word classes, syntax and word order, and sociolinguistic variation.

Tutor: Akbar Sikder

Court Interpreting

  • Date:  22nd - 23rd September 2018
  • Time: 10am - 5pm
  • Cost: £190
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: RSLI

Information

This workshop is an informative and comprehensive programme covering a broad range of theoretical, practical, logistical, linguistic, protocol and dilemma issues. This will give interpreters the toolkit of knowledge they need in order to work safely and effectively in court. This course is beneficial for both experienced and inexperienced legal interpreters.

Tutor: Gloria Ogborn

Interpreting in Medical Settings Workshop

  • Date:  3rd November 2018
  • Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Cost: £95
  • Venue:  Remark!, London
  • Suitable for: TSLI & RSLI

 

Information

This course is aimed at interpreters who have experience of working in medical settings or those looking to improve their knowledge base before starting work in this domain. The course will be delivered using a combination of presentations, role-plays, group discussions and Q & A sessions. Some sessions of this course will be conducted in English and some in BSL.

Tutor: Byron Campell, Radha Starr, Di Phaisey