HTML for translators

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Software, tools & computing

Course summary
Start time:Jun 18, 2010 17:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Time and date: Jun 18 from 17:00 to 18:30 GMT
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Target audience: Translators and editors with an interest in web translation and web writing.

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Summary:The webinar aims to introduce basic notions of HTML to translators who are willing to understand how this markup language works in order to improve both their web translation and web writing skills. The participants will be involved in a practical exercise.
Topics to be covered
• Brief history of the web
• What is HTML?
• Features of HTML
• Elements of HTML
• HTML tags and attributes
• My first HTML page
• Heading: Metatags
• Heading: other tags
• Formatting tags
• Paragraphs
• Lists
• Images
• Tables
• Hyperlinks
System requirements
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For PC-based Organizers and Attendees

• Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000 (Linux is not supported)
• Required: Internet Explorer® 6.0 or newer, or Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled) . If needed, download Java here.
• 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®), OS X 10.5 (Leopard®), OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard®)
• 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

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: Microphone and speakers (USB headset recommended)


• You need an Internet connection and a separate telephone, so that we can talk to you whilst presenting the training.
• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a telephone headset or hands-free speaker phone.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.
• Please mute your phone during the training course to ensure that there is no background noise during the audio section.

Courses will be open half an hour before the start time. Please login before the start time to ensure that everything on your system is working correctly.
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Andrea Spila    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Andrea Spila è traduttore bilingue, web writer e formatore. Dopo essersi laureato in Filosofia alla Sapienza di Roma, ha ottenuto il suo dottorato di ricerca in Pedagogia nella stessa università. Nel 1989 ha fondato AlfaBeta, società di consulenza specializzata in servizi di traduzione e comunicazione multilingue con sede a Roma, dove attualmente ricopre l'incarico di Responsabile della produzione, occupandosi anche delle strategie di marketing e business development dell'azienda. Per AlfaBeta lavora inoltre come web content manager di numerosi siti e portali multilingue, dove si occupa di problematiche di SEO e web marketing.

Andrea lavora da molti anni come formatore e insegnante per traduttori e studenti universitari. Dopo aver iniziato la sua attività di formatore dieci anni fa con seminari interni all'azienda, si è dedicato all'insegnamento della traduzione tecnica e delle nuove tecnologie per i soci di AITI in tutta Italia. Da alcuni anni insegna web writing e traduzione tecnica nei corsi di master dell'università di Roma e L'Aquila dove gestisce la piattaforma di e-learning del Master in traduzione e redazione tecnica.
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