Translation Career Course
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Translation Career Course

The fastest way to learn all the BASICS to start working online as a Translator
4.5 (64 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
185 students enrolled
Created by Marcelle Cabral
Last updated 4/2020
English
Current price: $55.99 Original price: $79.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • The foundation of Translation
  • Choosing your Translation area of expertise
  • How to get started in your professional Translator career
  • Working at a Translation Agency
  • Work Routine Organization Tips
  • Competing with other professionals at the Translation Market
  • This program teaches you how to develop the right skills in order to become a translator at a professional level.
  • Make money working online from home - or from anywhere in the world - as a successful translator.
Requirements
  • This program is taught in English.
  • Have great language skills in your native language plus a foreign language.
  • Have a computer with Internet access
Description

This course was designed to be a basic yet valuable guide on how to start your career in the Translation field.


Taking a lot of courses just to start a career can cost you time and money. So I've decided to put EVERYTHING I've learned about Translation from my formal academic years and work experiences, into ONE course so that you can start your Translation Career fast!


We are going to cover what is translation, the types of translation, the work routine, the translation job, how to start your career, how the market works, how to build your translation portfolio, how to organize your translation projects, and more!

Who this course is for:
  • Aspiring translators
  • Language lovers who want to learn the skills to work online as a Translator
Course content
Expand all 44 lectures 01:09:05
+ Translation for Beginners
7 lectures 08:33

In this lecture you're going to go through the basics of Translation and the many jobs you can perform in the Translation field.


Preview 01:22

In this lecture we are going to talk about what is translation and where and how it is used.

Preview 00:39

In this lecture we are going to talk about the basics of Interpretation and the types of Interpretation.

Preview 01:59

In this lecture we’ll talk a bit more about Translation and some specific terms you should know.

How Translation Works
01:33

In this lecture you’ll see more about the translator job and its duties.

The Translation Job
01:00

In this lecture you are going to learn the types of translators and the differences between them.


The Types of Translators
01:23

Here is a wrap up of this Section.

Summary
00:37

The original language of a text is the...?

Translation for Beginners Quiz
1 question
+ Working at a Translation Agency
8 lectures 10:17

In this lecture you’re going to learn about the process in a translation agency and the different jobs you can find in an agency.

Preview 01:18

In the previous lecture you learned the roles of the Project Manager in a Translation Agency. Now you are going to see what this actually means.


The Project Manager
00:51

In the previous lecture you learned that the Project Manager analyzes the documents that need translation. In this lecture you will see this in detail.

The Translation Process - part 1
01:53

In this lecture you’re going to learn about the second part of the process in a translation agency.

The Translation Process - part 2
01:30

In this lecture you’re going to see the third part of the translation process.

The Translation Process - part 3
01:17

In this lecture we are going to talk about the role of the Translator.

The Translator
00:35

In this lecture we’ll go through step-by-step in the Translation Process.

Different Roles in the Translation Process
02:21

Here is a wrap up of this Section.

Preview 00:32
+ Choosing Your Translation Area
7 lectures 09:29

In this lecture you’ll learn about the different Types of Translation.


Preview 00:34

In this lecture we’ll see what a Literary Translation is and where it can be found.

Literary
01:25

In this lecture we’ll talk about Technical Translation.

Preview 00:46

In this lecture you’ll learn about Localization.

Localization
01:16

In this lecture you’ll learn about Subtitling and its translation process.

Subtitling
04:29

In this lecture we’ll talk about what Closed Caption and Audio Description are in the Translation field.

Closed Caption & Audio Description
00:35

Here is a wrap up of this Section.

Preview 00:24
Translation Area Quiz
1 question
Subtitling Translation Process
1 question
+ Starting Your Professional Translator Career
4 lectures 06:23

In this lecture we’ll talk about the two fields of Translation: Certified Translation and Notarized Translation.

Preview 01:48

In this lecture you are going to learn the steps to becoming a Professional Translator.

How to Become a Professional Translator
03:26

In this lecture we’ll go over the The Translation Process.

The Translation Process at a Glance
00:49

Here is a wrap up of this Section.

Preview 00:20
+ The Translation Work Routine
7 lectures 08:53

In this lecture we are going to talk about Terminology.

Preview 00:36

In this lecture you’re going to learn how translators do their translations.


Where Translators Actually Do Their Translations?
01:52

In this lecture you're going to learn how to improve your work routine.

Technology to Boost Your Work
00:35

In this lecture you’re going to learn about the Translation Software.

Software
01:18

In this lecture you’re going to learn about how to price your work.

How to Price Your Work
00:41

In this lecture you’ll learn what to consider when making a quotation to a client.

What to Consider in a Quotation
03:23

Here is a wrap up of this Section.

Preview 00:28
Software Quiz
1 question
+ The Translation Market
5 lectures 07:57

In this lecture you’ll see how the translation market works when it comes to pricing.

How The Market Works
01:09

In this lecture you’ll see how to time your productivity as a newbie Translator.

How to Time Your Productivity
02:43

In this lecture I’ll share the Best Practices of the Translator job.

Best Practices
02:03

In this lecture you'll learn about the Professional and Ethical Practices in the Translation field.

Professional and Ethical Practices
01:35

Here is a wrap up of this last Section.

Preview 00:27
Audio Transcription is a great strategy for listening, typing and spelling skills practice.
Timing Your Productivity
1 question
Comparing translation choices.
Translate and Compare
3 questions
In this assignment, I'll share the steps to take in order to get started in the Translation field.
Landing Your First Paying Client
1 question
+ BONUSES !
3 lectures 17:23

In the additional materials section of this lecture you can download the Glossary I showed in the lesson as well as a BONUS Quality Assurance Checklist.

Building Your Glossary
06:02

Please check the downloadable materials for extra resources on How to Name and Organize your Translation work files.

Organizing Your Translation Projects
04:39
+ Resources & Helpful Links
3 lectures 00:10
Where to Get Clients
00:03

Resources and Helpful Links

Resources and Helpful Links
00:03

Translators Associations Worldwide

Translators Associations Worldwide
00:03