Close Up 3: Frances Elton

Interview with Frances Elton about her unique career as a teacher of BSL linguistics.

27m 50s

Chat show (2018.) The third series of Close Up, the BSL Zone's in-depth interviews with well-known Deaf people. In this episode, Tessa Padden interviews Frances Elton about her journey from working as a sewing machinist in post-war Poole to becoming one of Britain’s leading BSL linguists.  As the ‘face’ of the first BSL/English dictionary, she also talks about her passion for preserving the integrity of BSL.  A BSLBT production, produced by Tessa Padden and Bob Duncan.



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