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Slamming in Southampton

A somewhat depleted German contingent of the Wessex Regional Group met on 19th October for one of our trademark informal and non-confrontational slams. The morning didn’t get off to a great start when we arrived at our chosen venue only to discover it unexpectedly closed for the day, but fortunately Southampton isn’t short of coffee […]

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Tour of Medieval Southampton and Cream Tea

ITI Wessex members held another IRL (In Real LIfe) event on Saturday 16 October when Katie Belo Dos Santos led a tour of Medieval Southampton followed by a Cream Tea. Many thanks to Katie for organising and leading this event!  

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Walk in the New Forest & Pub Lunch

Many thanks to George du Pré for organising a walk in the New Forest on Saturday 21st August, followed by lunch at the Sir Walter Tyrell pub. There were 11 walkers and 13 for lunch! Although the weather was a bit damp initially the sun came out eventually. Many thanks to Katie Belo dos Santos […]

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Linguists for Sail

On 13 April Emma Gledhill and Sue Fortescue presented, via Zoom, a talk entitled ‘Linguists for Sail’. Emma described her experience of being caught up in a storm in the Greek Islands and Sue described what it was like to be a Gamesmaker for the 2012 London Paralympic sailing events.There was a lot of interest […]

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Translation slams at ITI Wessex

Translation slams are a very popular activity at ITI Wessex and we have evolved a procedure for holding them via Zoom, which is detailed below. We started last October with a FR-EN slam, translating an extract from ‘La Peste’ by Albert Camus. So far this year we have completed another FR-EN slam, translating an extract […]