Initiation à Twitter et à la traduction de gazouillis (SFE-140) [offered in French only]
This training is offered in French only and is intended for people translating or revising English-to-French texts. More details below.
Introductory workshop on the Twitter micro-blogging platform, with translation exercises. How do you register on Twitter, subscribe to accounts, write tweets and retweet ones you find interesting. Translate tweets while adhering to the 140-character limit. How to correctly abbreviate tweets in French. How to use hashtags effectively.
This course is an updated version of the Translating Tweets course.
Course code: SFE-140
- Open to
Translators, revisers and other language professionals
Participants must already be involved in translating or revising texts from English to French.
The workshop is given in French; however, participants are welcome to use the official language of their choice.
- Learning objectives
At the end of the workshop, participants will:
- use Twitter without any problems
- write and translate effective tweets
- know how to search for and create hashtags
Please consult the directory and schedule of Translation Bureau courses web page.
- Number of participants
The Translation Bureau reserves the right to cancel this activity if fewer than eight registrations are received.
- Course fee
$200 (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).
To register for this workshop, please consult the registration procedure and form for Translation Bureau courses web page.
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