Wordfast Classic Getting Started

Format: Online training

Course summary
Start time:Jun 20, 2009 15:00 GMT     Add to calendar
This course is dedicated for those who are interested in a direct learning experience in Wordfast Classic, the efficient friendly easy-to-learn translation memory management tool. The course will depend on a "desktop sharing" application, through which a trainee can see what the trainer is doing step by step. Then, the trainee can try that and ask any questions that may be raised.

Further Development:
Wordfast Classic Advanced Tasks Course
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1st Meeting - 20th June at 3pm GMT
  • Translation Memory Common Concepts
  • Wordfast Classic Installation
  • Creating Translation Memories
  • Starting Translation Using Wordfast

2nd Meeting - 27th June at 3pm GMT
  • Terminology Management (creating & using glossaries, old resources, etc.)
  • Data Editor (TM/Glossary Editor)
  • Concordance Search & Reference Search

3rd Meeting - 2nd July at 3pm GMT
  • Managing Wordfast Settings
  • Background Translation Memory & Machine Translation
  • Analyzing, Pre-translating & Cleaning up Files

Software and Course Requeriments
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Software requirements:

- Microsoft Word should be installed.
- You don't need to have Wordfast Classic installed on your computer to start this training.

Completion requirements:

- 3 Meetings Attendance
- 3 Assignments Completion

To access the online meetings

For PC-based Users

• Required: Windows® 2000, XP, 2003 Server or Vista
• Required: Internet Explorer® 6.0 or newer, or Mozilla® Firefox® 2.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• 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®) or later
• 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 (mic & speakers)

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: Microphone and speakers (USB headset recommended)
Payment Information
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It includes access to the three online meetings, course materials and offline support during the duration of the course.

Payment can be done online with credit card, paypal moneybookers or wire transfer. Please click on the buy button on the right to purchase your spot.

Also, for some countries, local payment will be available, see Local payment option for training sessions for more information.

Also, take advantage of a discount when you purchase Wordfast through this TGB.
Yasmin Moslem    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Yasmin Moslem is a Wordfast Certified Trainer & ATN-APTS Certified Translator and Instructor. She has a post-graduate Diploma in English Translation. She conducted many e-courses at ProZ.com, ATIDA and ATN-APTS in Wordfast and Practical Translation.
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