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Introduction to Translation

Gain a thorough overview of the field of translation studies in this language-neutral course that is suitable for all language pairs that involve English. Learn how to use key translation resources, develop strategies, edit translated texts, and become 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. Explore the fundamentals of translation-related technologies, such as computer-assisted translation software and machine translation programs, along with basic terminology management tools. 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 and the fundamentals of the practice
  • The skills and tools for effective translation

Ideal for

  • People with language skills who are considering a career in translation and want to learn the basics
  • Translators and interpreters with some experience who want to expand their knowledge of translation procedures, techniques, theory, and practice
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.