Seminar Sign language interpreting on TV and media, London, UK

Seminar Sign language interpreting on TV and media, London, UK

The first European seminar on Sign Language Interpreting on TV & Media will take place on 16 & 17 November in London, UK. The aim of the seminar is to present, share and discuss best practices of sign language interpreters working on TV and media.

Come and join colleagues and experts from around Europe!

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From Vienna to Stockholm: interpreters from across Europe participate in trainings

From Vienna to Stockholm: interpreters from across Europe participate in trainings

The 1st training on Interpreting for high level meetings and conferences was held in conjunction with the EUD seminar in Austria. Sign language interpreters from across Europe and from the USA participated sharing experiences and learning more from the field of spoken language interpreters. Thank you to all who participated!

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NEW! Training for SLI: Interpreting at Multilingual High-Level Meetings & Conferences

NEW! Training for SLI: Interpreting at Multilingual High-Level Meetings & Conferences

Multilingual conferences and high-level meetings require different skills than sign language interpreters are often educated in. Come to the training in Vienna on 6 & 7 October 2018 and take the opportunity to practice strategies and discuss theories.

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You can combine your trip to Vienna and attend the European Union of the Deaf (EUD) annual seminar on Friday 5 October. The training and the EUD seminar will take place at the same venue.

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Two day training for sign language interpreters - working from and to English

Two day training for sign language interpreters - working from and to English

Join colleagues from around the world at this popular course: Training for Sign Language Interpreters:
Interpreting from and to English as a 3rd Language - Part 1*


Learn new techniques to work from English and your national sign language. The training is a mixture of theory and practice, and will increase your confidence level in working with English. Tools and tips will be provided to improve your skills.

The training will take place in Utrecht, the Netherlands on 25 & 26 April 2018. The early bird registration deadline is 1 March.

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Interview in the International Journal of Interpreter Education

Interview in the International Journal of Interpreter Education

The 9th edition of the International Journal of Interpreter Education (IJIE) was just published in December 2017. The IJIE is an open access journal and is available to anyone interested. You can read and download for free a wide range of articles. For example, about the training of interpreters in Spain's asylum and refugee office and on evidence-based practice conducted in Norway with second-year interpreting students as they prepare to interpret for deafblind clients for the first time. 

For this edition Ester de Boe, PhD student at the University of Leuven, held an interview with me. Would you like to know my advice to interpreter educators and interpreting students? Read the interview here.

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Part II Training in Valencia

Part II Training in Valencia

On January 8 & 9 2018 Part II of the Training Interpreting from and to English as a 3rd language will take place in Valencia.

If you have successfully participated and completed part I you can now register for this follow up course. The training consists of in depth practice sessions to enhance your acquired skills to work between English and national sign language. Topics will include vocabulary building, use of synonyms, idioms and expressions, pronunciation, and correct phrasing. An increased emphasis will be on team and linguistic strategies to fine-tune the interpretation.

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Training in Ethics & Team interpreting

Training in Ethics & Team interpreting

The Mason Perkins Deafness Fund (MPDF) in Siena, Italy, hosted a training in Ethics & Team Interpreting. On 4 & 5 July 2017 Lianne van Dijken & Maya de Wit trained a group of Italian Sign Language Interpreters. The training was a combination of theory and practice through different activities and games. Thank you to the participants and MPDF!

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Thank you to the Danish interpreters!

Thank you to the Danish interpreters!

Danish Sign Language interpreters were wonderful participants in my trainings in the last week of June. FTT, the Danish Association of Sign Language Interpreters, hosted my two day training 'Interpreting from and to English as a 3rd language - Part I' and CFD, hosted Part II for their interpreters as a follow up from January.

All participants shared their expertise and enhanced their skills in working idioms, synonyms, sentence connectors, strategies and much more! Thank you for your enriching experiences. 

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Training in Malta for 20 sign language interpreters across Europe & beyond

Training in Malta for 20 sign language interpreters across Europe & beyond

Thank you to all the twenty sign language interpreters for your enthusiastic participation in the training 'Interpreting into and from English as a 3rd language'! 

The training took place before the EUD seminar from 16 - 18 May in Malta with 20 participants. Want to know more? Click on the link. For the next training, sign up to the mailing list.

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Maximum number of participants reached for Training in Malta!

Maximum number of participants reached for Training in Malta!

Thank you for the interpreters registering from the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Hungary, Macau, and Malta! We are happy that you will join the training 'Interpreting From And To English As A 3rd Language - PART 1' from 16 - 18 May in Malta. Do not miss this opportunity and attend the EUD seminar on Friday 19 May! The EUD GA is on 20 May. 

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Training For Sign Language Interpreters:
 Interpreting From And To English As A 3Rd Language - Malta

Training For Sign Language Interpreters:
 Interpreting From And To English As A 3Rd Language - Malta

Come to Malta 16 - 18 May and work with sign language interpreters from across Europe and improve your skills in working from your national sign language into English and vice versa! Register your place at the training now >

Seize the opportunity and attend the EUD seminar on 19 May in Malta: www.eud.eu

 

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