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Antidote in English for language professionals (SFE-254)

Note

Participants must have the latest version of Antidote for English installed on their computer before they attend the workshop.

This workshop is offered in English only and is reserved for translators, revisers and other language professionals who work on texts written in or translated into English. For more information about the equivalent course in French, consult: Antidote : Bien plus qu’un correcteur (SFE-154) [réservé aux employés du Bureau de la traduction].

Category
Professional training
Description

Do you have Antidote for English on your computer but don’t know how to use it—or how to use it effectively?

This workshop will help you get the most out of this writing assistance and correction software when working with English documents, slideshows and more.

You’ll learn how to configure Antidote, interpret the information in the Corrector, use the built-in dictionaries and guides, and create a personal dictionary—plus pick up some tips and tricks for using this powerful tool. You’ll also get some practice using Antidote in a work context.

Course code: SFE-254

Open to
Translators, revisers and other language professionals
Prerequisite
The participants must already be involved in translating or revising texts in English.
Language
The workshop is given in English; however, participants are welcome to use the official language of their choice.
Learning objectives

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • configure Antidote in a way that works best for them
  • understand the various features of the software; and
  • consult Antidote's guides and dictionaries
  • use it more effectively so they feel more confident that their texts are error-free
Dates and length
Please consult the Translation Bureau’s course directory and calendar.
Number of participants

10 to 12

The Translation Bureau reserves the right to cancel this activity unless at least eight participants are expected to attend.

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).

Registration
To register for this workshop, please consult the Translation Bureau’s course registration procedure and form.
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