Professional Translation

This workshop is designed for beginner translators who want to start their education in professional translation. You will receive 16 hours of lecture and skill development exercises with a focus on the theory and practice of translation.

This introduction to translating gives an overview of the legal, medical and business settings. Each of these domains is reinforced with realistic translation exercises adapted from authentic documents and introduction of specialized terminology.

Issues specific to the professional translator such as quality control, terminology management, and ethics are covered.

This course is a great first step for anyone who wishes to learn more about the translation profession, or to begin their path to working as a professional translator.