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Start time:Sep 11, 2013 14:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 90 minutes.

The webinar is over but you can purchase unlimited access to the webinar video and handouts here.




See upcoming sessions below:

* September 12 T11: Terminology in Medicine & Healthcare - Intermediate Level 1
* September 19 T12: Terminology in Legal Settings - Intermediate level 1
* September 26 T13: Terminology for Finance & Business - Intermediate level 1

In order to participate in all sessions from the webinars series "Terminology Translation Intermediate Level" you can purchase three online sessions as a complete package at the special early bird price: 99 USD.



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Language:English
Summary:Learn to use the many free online glossaries and translation databases available for translators and interpreters; harness the power of the internet and make your search easier, faster, more productive and consistent. (The session is language-neutral delivered in English but appropriate for any language pair.)
Description

In 90 minutes, you will learn some of the basic tricks of term research online in the 21st Century:

* where to find the meaning of terms;
* how to combine words and phrases to retrieve information that is valuable to your search;
* where and how to search the internet;
* how to bookmark and create your lists of favorite FREE sites for easy search in the future.

Topics include Web search operations, online glossaries, databases and other freebies, reliable resources, how to find the strongest source and bookmarking for future use.






Here is some feedback from others on this course's trainer:

"Humour and passion are the keywords to Claudia's ability to keep one fixed to the screen for 90 minutes. "
Sam Berner

"Well designed and interesting course. Also the handouts and the vast materials sent after the webinar are very interesting and complete. As usual Claudia shows full committment to the subjects and to the attendees. Very serious and professional."
Nara Campagnoli

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Target audience
Translators
Interpreters
Editors
Learning objectives
- Identify and compare internet search operations that translators and interpreters may use to facilitate their work
- Discover and learn to apply bookmarks
- Learn to create and categorize favorite internet glossaries and resources
- Learn to organize multiple venues to confirm meaning and context
Prerequisites
Sufficient command of English to understand the session.

Participation:
PREPARATION materials will be shared BEFORE each session, and HANDS-ON exercises will be suggested to be completed AFTER each session. The student is expected to be fully engaged in the session with ACTIVE listening, individual thinking and processing of information, as well as hands-on note-taking and interactive activities. This is a fast-pace session with an upbeat and lively mood, that requires full engagement on the part of the participant.
Program
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Web search operations
Online glossaries
Databases and other free resources
Reliable resources
Finding the strongest source
Bookmarking
Virtual platform system requirements
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Virtual platform system requirements

For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000 (Linux is not supported)
• Required: Internet Explorer® 6.0 or newer, or Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled) . If needed, download Java here.
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better recommended
• Recommended: Minimum of Pentium® class 1GHz CPU with 512 MB of RAM (2 GB of RAM for Windows Vista)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®), OS X 10.5 (Leopard®), OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard®)
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 2.0 or newer; (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better recommended
• Required: PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor, 512 MB of RAM or better

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

Recommendations

• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

Courses will be open half an hour before the start time. Please login before the start time to ensure that everything on your system is working correctly.
Registration and access information
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Participation fee includes:

• access to webinar session.
• unlimited access to the webinar recording.
• powerpoint slides to remind participants of the key points and lessons learned.
• certificates of attendance.

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Trainer
 Claudia Brauer    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Claudia became a trainer of translators and interpreters in 2011, after 35 years of experience as a translator and interpreter. She is also a speaker, writer and blogger on topics related to the current state of the translation and interpreting industry.

She has designed and delivered more than 200 hours of proprietary content and uses her wikis to freely disseminated some 25 copyrighted tools designed to help translators and interpreters in the 21st century virtual village.

The vision of BrauerTraining is to educate translators and interpreters, so they may become great quality professionals with a high code of ethics, embracing technology to remain competitive in today's world.

Claudia can be found on the web at http://brauertraining.com and on Twitter as @Brauer21Century.
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"Although there were some aspects I was already familiar with, I received so much useful additional i..." Read more
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"Very useful info and tips, well-paced and structured. Helpful additional material."
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"Will be happy to sing up for other terminology webinar."
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"packed full of information and useful links, best webinar I have attended so far"

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