Translation Bureau's course directory and calendar

The Translation Bureau offers professional training and language training for administrative staff and personalized training in English and French.

Consult the directory and calendar below for the full list of workshops offered by the Translation Bureau. You can search by course title and code, course category, target audience, course language and date. When you select the title of a workshop, you will also access details such as a short description, the target audience, prerequisites, the language the workshop will be given in, learning objectives and methods, length of the course, number of participants and registration fees.

We recommend reading the description and the workshop prerequisites you are interested in before registering to ensure you will be meeting your training goals.

Note

Please note that the courses are offered in virtual classrooms (MS Teams) and that a 25% discount will be applied to the registration fee for an indefinite period.

Table 2: 2020 to 2021 course calendar
Course title and code Target audience Language Dates
(virtual classroom)
Buzzwords et mots nouveaux (SFE-156) [offered in French only] Translators, revisers and other language professionals (English-to-French) French
  • January 26, 2021 pm
  • March 2, 2021 am
  • March 4, 2021 pm
Difficulté de la langue anglaise : « Tricky grammar » (SFE-152) [offered in French only] Translators, revisers and other language professionals (English-to-French) French Not applicable
Difficulté de la langue anglaise : « Working the other way » (SFE-153) [offered in French only] Translators, revisers and other language professionals (French-to-English texts) French Not applicable
English editing workshop (SFE-252) [reserved for Translation Bureau employees] Translators, revisers and other language professionals (reserved for Translation Bureau employees) English To be determined
Éviter les ruptures de construction (SFE-115) [offered in French only] Translators, revisers and other language professionals (English-to-French) French
  • February 18, 2021 am
  • February 23, 2021 pm
  • February 25, 2021 am
French-to-English revision mentoring session [1 day] (SFE-203) Revisers (French-to-English texts) English [For French equivalent, consult Séance de mentorat en révision de textes traduits de l'anglais au français [1 jour] (SFE-103)] Upon request
French-to-English revision mentoring session [2 days] (SFE-204) Revisers (French-to-English texts) English [For French equivalent, consult Séance de mentorat en révision de textes traduits de l'anglais au français [2 jours] (SFE-104)] Upon request
French-to-English translation mentoring session [1 day] (SFE-201) Translators (French-to-English) English [For French equivalent, consult Séance de mentorat en traduction de l'anglais au français [1 jour] (SFE-101)] Upon request
French-to-English translation mentoring session [2 days] (SFE-202) Translators (French-to-English) English [For French equivalent, consult Séance de mentorat en traduction de l'anglais au français [2 jours] (SFE-102)] Upon request
Initiation à la traduction juridique : Connaissances générales et problèmes fréquents – Volet I (SFE-164) [offered in French only] Translators, revisers and other language professionals (English-to-French) French To be determined
Initiation à la traduction juridique – Volet II (SFE- 165) [offered in French only] Translators, revisers and other language professionals (English-to-French) French To be determined
Initiation à Twitter et à la traduction de gazouillis (SFE-140) [offered in French only] Translators, revisers and other language professionals (English-to-French) French
  • January 19, 2021 am
  • February 2, 2021 am
  • February 16, 2021 pm
Introduction to revision (beginner) (SFE-220) Translators, revisers and other language professionals (French-to-English texts) English [For French equivalent, consult Introduction à la révision (débutant) (SFE-128)] Not applicable
La caractérisation des fautes (SFE-409) [offered in French only] Translators, revisers and other language professionals (English-to-French) French
  • January 21, 2021 am
  • January 28, 2021 am
  • February 2, 2021 pm
  • February 4, 2021 pm
  • February 5, 2021 am
  • February 16, 2021 pm
  • February 18, 2021 pm
Le bon mot à la bonne place (SFE-138) [offered in French only] Translators, revisers and other language professionals (English-to-French) French
  • February 10, 2020
  • February 16, 2020
  • February 18, 2020
Les anglicismes (SFE-191) [offered in French only] Administrative personnel (writing and/or proofreading in French) French To be determined
Mastering Neural Machine Translation with DeepL (SFE-246) [New] [reserved for Translation Bureau employees] Translators, revisers and other language professionals (English-to-French) (reserved for Translation Bureau's employees) English [For French equivalent, consult Apprivoiser la traduction automatique neuronale avec DeepL (SFE-146)]
  • February 17, 2021 am
  • February 18, 2021 pm
  • February 23, 2021 am
  • February 25, 2021 am
Pleins feux sur les prépositions (SFE-110) [offered in French only] Translators, revisers and other language professionals (English-to-French) French To be determined
Quality control of freelance texts (SFE-223) [reserved for Translation Bureau's employees] Translators and revisers (French-to-English) (reserved for Translation Bureau's employees) English [For French equivalent, consult Contrôler la qualité des textes de pige (SFE-410)] To be determined
Rédiger sans faute (SFE-196) [offered in French only] Administrative personnel (writing and/or proofreading in French) French To be determined
Reformuler avec créativité (SFE-109) [offered in French only] Translators, revisers and other language professionals (English-to-French) French To be determined
Traduire des gazouillis : Un beau défi! (SFE-141) [offered in French only] [New] Translators, revisers and other language professionals (English-to-French) French To be determined

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