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Fundamentals of Professional Translation (Language Neutral)

Acquire a comprehensive overview of the field of translation studies in this language-neutral course that is suitable for all language pairs that involve English. This course sets the groundwork for all future translation study, and it provides a foundation on which to build your knowledge and experience. Learn how to use key translation resources, develop strategies, and edit translated texts, while also becoming familiar with the major theoretical and historical landmarks of the field. Leverage key translation tools, including bilingual and monolingual dictionaries, glossaries, parallel documents, and discussion lists, as well as other essential online resources. Topics such as breaking into the translation market, language service providers, invoicing services, time management, and ethical issues related to translation also are covered.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Familiarity with the translation profession
  • The skills, tools, and fundamentals of effective translation
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