Methodology for specialized translations - How to deal with specialized translations?

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Technical & scientific documents translation
Services and specialization
Translation project skills
Business of Translation and Interpreting
Medical translation
Overview of translation tools

Course summary
Start time:Apr 15, 2014 13:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Language:English
Summary:- Why becoming a specialized translator? - How to specialize in a given industry? - How to deal with specialized translations? - What are the translation tools available? This course will focus on specializations in translation. You will be explained how to acquire knowledge to specialize in a given industry and how to perform specialized translations, find the right terms, provide quality translations etc.
Description
This course will focus on specializations in translation. You will be explained how to acquire knowledge to specialize in a given industry and how to perform specialized translations, find the right terms, provide quality translations etc.

Training program:

- Why becoming a specialized translator?
- How to specialize in a given industry?
- How to deal with specialized translations?
- What are the translation tools available?

Target audience
Anyone willing to become a specialized translator.
Specialized translators willing to improve their knowledge about the available online search resources and consistency tools.
Translators in need for a translation methodology to deliver high-quality translations.
Learning objectives
This course will teach you the basics to become a specialized translator.
It will give you knowledge about the available online search resources and consistency tools.
It will also provide you with a translation methodology to deliver high-quality translations.
Prerequisites
None
Program
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- Why becoming a specialized translator?
- How to specialize in a given industry?
- How to deal with specialized translations?
- What are the translation tools available?
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Trainer
Sylvie Mathis    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Freelance Post-Graduate FrenchTranslator, from Paris 7 University (Jussieu), specialized in medical, business/marketing & insurance (with 12 years in international businesses in US & France and 8 years as a Freelancer in France, Spain & Morocco)
University Teacher in specialized translation (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) from Catalan & Spanish > French (previously teaching English in a French university
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