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Format: One-on-one training

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ProZ.com is pleased to announce its Introduction to Localization Online Training.

It is a six (6) hour course divided into three two-hour modules. This basic course will focus on the importance of localization (L10n for short), the differences between L10n and internationalization (i18n for short), L10n techniques and tools.

Price: 100 EUR (complete course)

The training starts when you book and ends when you have completed the assignments that conclude each module. You are the one who determines the timing. E-mail and Skype support will also be available on request, as well as a ProZ forum for group discussion purposes.



Module one


    Understanding L10n


  • What is L10n?
  • The difference between L10n and i18n
  • What does L10n mean for the client?
  • What does the end-user gain from L10n?
  • Why should translators get involved in L10n?
  • What is the difference between a normal translation project and a L10n project?

  • Duration: 2 hours

Module two


    Localization Tools and Techniques


  • Tools available
  • Pros and cons of using L10n tools
  • L10n tools and their adaptability to different types of projects
  • Investing in L10n tools: a necessary evil?
  • Would my translation tools help me?
  • HTML and XML

  • Duration: 2 hours

Module Three


    Localizing for a living


  • How should a translator approach a localization project?
  • Ask the right kind of questions first: what is it that the client actually wants?
  • How should I charge, per word or per hour?
  • To work in a team or not work in a team, that is the question
  • Feedback and reasoning: the importance of being earnest

  • Duration: 2 hours.
 

Payment information


All the payment options available. To purchase a module, please use the option . After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid”and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

 

Save up to 10%


Take advantage of the special offer for translation companies:  if two (2) or more of your employees take this course please contact us to get a 10% discount.

 

Trainer
Mariènne Botha    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: In 2000, Mariènne completed a National Diploma in Language Practice, after which she obtained a BA Hons in French Translation in 2002. After studying in France, she had an epiphany: even within seemingly homogeneous communities, cultures shift. One of her goals in life is bring to light the extraordinary differences between the self and the closest other. She has been translating and localising her way through numerous research questionnaires, user manuals, websites, user interfaces and software programmes over the past five years. She also dabbles in instructional design and writing children's stories.
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Marilia Bittencourt Identity Verified
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Next courseMay 12, 2011

Please let me knwo when you have this course again.
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Marilia


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Helen Shepelenko
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A time agreed-upon by the trainer and traineeMay 13, 2011

Hello Marilia,

Thank you for considering to take the training at ProZ.com.

Please note that this training, Localization Online Training, is a one to one training therefore it is conducted at a time agreed-upon by the trainer and trainee. Online one-on-one trainings utilize email, Skype, or other mutually agreed upon messaging/communication interfaces. Please feel free to register and pay for the course and the trainer will contact you to agree on further training date, time, etc.

Hope this helps.

My bests,
Helen


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Marilia Bittencourt Identity Verified
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So, how do I register?May 13, 2011

In the registration box, it says: full. How can I register?

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Helen Shepelenko
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The course no longer supportedMay 13, 2011

Hello Marilia,

Thanks for bringing this to my attention.

It has been checked and confirmed that the training no longer is offered at the website. May I suggest you checking the video zone, http://www.proz.com/translator-training/format/videos , and webinars area, http://www.proz.com/translator-training/format/webinar-presentations , for another training you might be interested.

I am sorry for this confusion and any inconvenience it could cause.

My bests,
Helen


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