French-to-English translation mentoring session [2 days] (SFE-202)

Note

This workshop is conducted in English. The Translation Bureau also offers a two-day English-to-French translation mentoring workshop conducted in French. For more information about this equivalent course in French, consult Séance de mentorat en traduction de l’anglais au français [2 jours] (SFE-102).

Category

Personalized training

Description

Do you have doubts about your work method? Would you like a second opinion about your work? Are you trying to be more concise? Do you have trouble rewording passages? Would you like to increase your pace? If so, this workshop gives you an opportunity to work one-on-one with a trainer to receive personalized feedback on your French-to-English translations. This activity is appropriate for new translators looking to consolidate their skills, experienced translators who wish to take stock of their work, and any communications professional preparing to take on new translation-related duties.

Course code: SFE-202

Open to

Anyone translating from French to English.

Prerequisites

Participants must have at least 12 consecutive months of practical translation experience.

Language

This activity is conducted in English.

Learning objectives

At the end of the two-day session, participants will have:

  • identified their strengths and weaknesses
  • learned how to initiate a self-development process
Method
  • Prior analysis by the trainer of work samples provided by the participant
  • Readings and exercises selected in light of the participant’s needs
  • Translation exercises
  • Various discussions on work methods, client relations and time management
Length

Two days

Dates

This workshop is offered upon request.

Number of participants

One at a time as this activity is tailored to individual needs.

Course fee

$2,990 (free of charge for Translation Bureau employees)

20% discount for members of a recognized professional association with proof of current membership (photocopy of membership card).

Registration

To register for this workshop, please consult the registration procedure and form for Translation Bureau courses web page.

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