Fashion translation - is it the right specialism for you?

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Language:English
Duration:60 minutes
Summary:Thinking about fashion translation? Get the lowdown on what's involved, the skills you need and how to find work translating for the fashion industry.
Description
Find out if fashion translation is a specialism that could work for you. If you're thinking about specialising, find out if fashion would be a good fit. In one hour, learn about why fashion translation is a niche worth specialising in, what's involved and the skills you need to be a success.

We'll look at the kind of texts and styles you'll need to work with and talk about how to charge for this type of translation.

There will be some interactive quizzes to give you an idea of the different kinds of texts and styles you'll have to deal with and some tips for breaking into fashion.

Contents include:
  • Why fashion is a specialism you should consider
  • What type of texts you might translate
  • Who you might translate for
  • The skills you'll need to be a success
  • Next step to finding work as a fashion translator

Target audience
Experienced freelancers who want to expand their clients database.
Freelancers starting in the translation industry.
Learning objectives
The benefits of fashion translation as a specialism
What's involved in fashion translation
How to charge profitably
How to find work
Prerequisites
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Trainer
 Lucy Williams    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Lucy Williams is a freelance Spanish-to-English translator and copywriter. She passed the DipTrans (CIOL) in 2015 with two merits and has 8 years’ translation experience. Lucy specialises in fashion, marketing and tourism and also translates art and social sciences. Read Lucy's articles about translation and transcreation at translatorstudio.co.uk.
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