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earlyesther  Identity Verified
Singapore
Local time: 16:30
English to Indonesian
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medical and legal writing too! Sep 23, 2014

Thank you Karen for sharing your expertise

Would love to attend similar sessions which topic is "Effective Medical/Legal Writing for Translators" who translate into English

There are many trainings here that teaches use how to understand English terminologies on those subjects (on technical too), but not many teach how to present those concepts/words/terms "in English". Taking "Legal Writing" classes, for example, which mostly are aimed for lawyers is not an effective solution since translators do not really have to learn how to compose a lawsuit...


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Karen Tkaczyk  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 02:30
Member (2005)
French to English
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Medical Writing Oct 3, 2014

Hi Esther,
For medical writing you could look at courses offered by the American Medical Writers Association (http://www.amwa.org/). For legal, I can't help. Perhaps try Bar Associations maybe for US legal writing, or the equivalent in other English-speaking countries?


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