Diploma in translation
Thread poster: Cyla

Cyla
Local time: 09:42
English to Spanish
Jan 9, 2013

Could anyone please tell me whether as an English-Spanish translator, I'd have to take the paper in Spanish-English too?

It is a requirement? I think it is.

[Edited at 2013-01-09 15:05 GMT]


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Clare Bentley  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:42
German to English
no! Jan 9, 2013

No, there's no need! In fact, as you normally translate into your mother tongue, most people in your position would only translate into Spanish. If you have a second language, say French, you could also choose to do the Diptrans from French into Spanish, but that would be a completely different exam and therefore qualification. The Diptrans consists of 3 papers : general translation (3 hours), and 2 semi-specialized papers, each lasting 2 hours. Have a look at the Iol website - you'll find all the info you need there. Good luck!

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BethanHasnip  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:42
German to English
IoL? Jan 9, 2013

Who are you taking the diploma with?
For the IoL Diploma in Translation each language combination is separate so you would only have to do English to Spanish.


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