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Actual Signs is proud to offer a series of workshops specially designed to improve your skills covering a range of topics relating to British Sign Language and Interpreting in BSL/English.

Some of our workshops are listed below and you can contact us any time to register your interest in attending the next workshop on your chosen topic(s):

  • Visual Language
  • Facial Expression
  • Speed 
  • Flow
  • Location
  • Handshape
  • Parameter
  • Turntaking
  • Back-channelling; accurate representation of interest and understanding
  • Interpreter Model
  • Metaphor
  • Roleshift
  • Creative Signing
  • Adapting
  • Sex and Drugs; vocabulary and the signing environment
  • Medical Jargon
  • Benefits Jargon
  • Confirmation
  • Fingerspelling
  • Storytelling
  • Formal/Informal
  • Poetry
  • Description
  • Lip Patterns


If you wish to develop specific areas of your BSL skills, click on:

If you aspire to become an Interpreter and wish to enhance both your BSL and Interpreting skills, click on:

If you are a registered and qualified Interpreter and would like to undertake workshops to enhance your existing skills in both BSL and Interpreting, click on:

Actual Signs is pleased to assist you all in your continuing professional development and we all look forward to seeing you at our workshops!



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