Introduction to transcreation - basic approach, tools and requirements

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Topics: Translation project management
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Language:English
Summary:In one hour, learn the basic differences between translation and transcreation with practical examples and simple, clearly broken down methodologies. You will also know what to expect from transcreation project managers and from the creative brief in order to produce and deliver the best work possible.
Description
This webinar will introduce you to the basics of transcreation and copywriting. It is suitable for trained and experienced translators who have decided to branch out into creative translation and graduate translation students thinking of launching a freelance career for themselves in marketing translation. The webinar will also touch on what a good project manager in the sector should provide to the linguists, and what a good creative brief looks like.

Training program:

- Transcreation terminology
- What makes a good brief
- How to ensure that you follow the brief closely
- What is backtranslation
- What is the difference between an alternative and a variant
Target audience
- Experienced 'long copy' translators who want to expand to creative adaptation
- Freelancers starting in marketing adaptation
- Graduates (Masters in translation) who want to work as freelance copywriters
- Graduates who would like to work as a project managers in marketing adaptation and advertising
- Lecturers who are thinking of introducing transcreation to their translation students
Learning objectives
In this webinar you will learn:

- The basic terminology used in marketing adaptation projects
- How to approach copy for transcreation
- The right questions you need to ask
- What you will need to do a good job
- What can be expected of you
Prerequisites
See the prerequisite experience above

Word or Excel
A pen and paper
Your creative juices :-)
Access to a dictionary (standard and synonyms)
Program
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- Transcreation terminology
- What makes a good brief
- How to ensure that you follow the brief closely
- What is backtranslation
- What is the difference between an alternative and a variant
Virtual platform system requirements (click to expand)
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For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows Vista – Windows 10
• Required: Google Chrome v39 or later; Mozilla Firefox v34 or later; Internet Explorer v8 or later (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)


For Mac®-based Users:

• Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
• Required: Microsoft Edge; Apple Safari v6 or later
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)

Join from Android

• Operating system: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later
• Internet connection: 3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio)
• Software: Free GoToWebinar App from the Google Play Store



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Trainer
muloti    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Constance considers herself a Third Culture kid and a life long student. Born in Paris, France, she is a native French speaker, and a general lover of languages, travels, music and academia. Having lived and traveled in several continents, she is very comfortable working with people from different cultural backgrounds. She has made her home in the UK for over a decade now.

Constance holds a Certificate in Translation from the British Institute in Paris, a Diploma in Translation from the Chartered Institute of Linguists, a Masters in Research (Language, Discourse and Communication) from Kings College London.

She also holds a PGCE/DTLLS, the Professional Graduate Certificate in Education, and taught French and Translation to adult learners in a FE college for three years. She was a translator and interpreter for over 15 years and has been working as a Translation Team leader and Account Director in a Marketing and Communications agency for the last 5 years.
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