Financial Translation
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Financial Translation

Introduction to Financial Translation English < > Spanish
4.2 (22 ratings)
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216 students enrolled
Created by Marcel Solé
Last updated 6/2014
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Learn how to become a financial translator
  • Know how to get good clients in this field

  • Know about the main criticalities of financial translation

  • Learn about the different types of financial statements
  • Learn how to translate basic financial and accounting terms from English to Spanish
Requirements
  • Functional knowledge of English
  • Intermediate level of Spanish
Description

Learn the basic concepts behind financial translation and start specializing in a high-demand sector.

Introduction to Financial Translation English <>Spanish is intended for translators and financial professionals who wish to acquire both technical knowledge and language skills.

The course aims to introduce you to the skills and techniques which you need to understand and translate financial and accounting documents.

There are more than 500 million Spanish speakers as a first or second language, and 20 million Spanish students as a foreign language. Spanish is one of the six official languages of the United Nations, and it is used as an official language by the European Union and Mercosur. It is also the second most spoken language in the United States, where financiers with language skills are very sought after professionals.

The course will cover the key areas encountered by financial professionals, translators, proofreaders and writers. We will focus on some general accounting and financial topics that impact all companies, individuals and institutions, as well as specific topics of interest to financial translation.

This course is taught in English, but It provides a glossary at the end of each lecture with all the terms translated and spoken in Spanish. It also provides listening exercices in English and Spanish about topical financial issues.

Although this course is designed for people with little or no understanding of accounting and finance, financial professionals will have the opportunity to learn -and practice- financial vocabulary in Spanish.

Issues such as the nature of finance, financial translation criticalities, accounting, stakeholders, cultural adaptation or legal forms are discussed. The course also covers basic accounting documents, financial statements and the translation of its terms.

You'll find several quizzes that will help you to reinforce what you have learned in the lecture. Useful examples of financial statements translations are also provided.

By the end of the course you should have a basic level of competence which will enable you to enter a high-demand market with confidence.

Who this course is for:
  • Translators
  • Financiers
  • CFOs
  • Accountants and bookkeepers
  • Financial Senior Technicians
  • MBAs
  • Journalists
  • CFA Candidates
  • Graduate students in Finance
  • Graduate students in economics
Course content
Expand all 29 lectures 01:31:44
+ Introduction / Introducción
1 lecture 02:47
Source language and target language
4 questions
+ Understanding Finance / Entender las Finanzas
4 lectures 14:33
What is Finance?
04:24

What is finance? Answer the following questions:

Finance
4 questions
The impact of finance
01:12

Answer the following questions:

Finance 2
2 questions
Opportunity Cost and Economic cycle
04:59
Opportunity cost
5 questions
Assets and Liabilities
03:58
Assets and Liabilities
1 question
+ Financial Translation / Traducción Financiera
4 lectures 08:14
Criticalities I
02:13
Criticalities I
2 questions
Criticalities II
01:43
British and American financial English
1 question
Documents for Financial Translators
02:22
Figures (cifras)
01:56
Figures
1 question
Documents for Financial Translators
2 questions
+ Accounting / Contabilidad
2 lectures 03:54
What is Accounting?
01:59
Accounting
2 questions
Delivery note and invoice
01:55
Delivery note and invoice
2 questions
+ The Company / La Empresa
7 lectures 26:06
The company
02:03
The company
2 questions
Types of companies
03:24
Types of companies
4 questions
Stakeholders
2 questions
Legal forms
03:40
Legal forms
1 question
Going public
05:51
Going Public
4 questions

If you are having trouble watching this video, try this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiopdQlWnHc

Listening: High Frequency Trading
03:40
High Frequency Trading - Trading de Alta Frecuencia
5 questions
Financial department
2 questions
+ Financial Statements / Estados Financieros
8 lectures 27:05
Annual Accounts
02:45
Annual Accounts
2 questions
Balance Sheet
08:25
Balance sheet
2 questions
Working capital
02:25
Working capital
1 question
Income Statement / Profit and Loss Account
03:26
Income Statement / Profit and Loss Account
2 questions
The Income Statement / PLA Framework
02:13
Income Statement - Profit and Loss Account
5 questions
EBITDA
02:30
EBITDA
3 questions

In this introductory course you don't need to learn all the items that can be included in a Cash flow statement (or Statement of cash flows). Anyway, I provide a translation to Spanish in case you want to learn more. Click on pause to read the translation of every entry.

Cash flow statement
03:17
Cash flow statement
3 questions
Financial Statements samples with Spanish translation
02:04
+ Conclusion / Conclusión
3 lectures 03:05
Films about finance
01:43
Recommended Books
6 pages
Conclusion
01:22