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Contact: Tyne Rieck
(563)336-3483 tlrieck@eicc.edu

Professional Translator

Learn professional translation skills for English and Spanish and prepare for the American Translators Association (ATA) certification exam.

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$2,395.00 (USD)
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Overview

Objective

Outline

  1. Principles of Translation
    1. Identification of potentially awkward transfers into Spanish
    2. Explanation of the various tools to filter any potential interference into Spanish.
    3. Class activities – Translation of selected passages into Spanish
    4. Interactive activities into Spanish
    5. Proper usage of Spanish grammar
    6. How prepositions change meaning in the transfer into Spanish
    7. Identification of potentially awkward transfers into English
    8. Comprehension of the message taking into account cross cultural differences
    9. Translation protocol – Abbreviations and proper nouns
    10. Class activities – Translation of selected passages into English
    11. Interactive activities into English
    12. Proper usage of English grammar
    13. Prepositions and how they can change the message into English.
  2. Advanced Translation Skills – From Spanish into English
    1. General aspects of translations
    2. Equivalence at word level and False Cognates
    3. Context and translation
    4. False Cognates – Forms and function in language and translation
    5. Proofreading
    6. Genres in translation
    7. Types of meaning – expressive, connotative, attitudinal
    8. Translating spoken interactions
    9. Language and culture – cross cultural differences
    10. Class activities
    11. Interactive activities
  3. Advanced Translation Skills – From English into Spanish
    1. Typical mistakes made by non-trained translators in the transfer into Spanish
    2. Prepositions and their impact on the transfer into Spanish
    3. Proper grammatical transfers into Spanish
    4. Translation of literary material into Spanish
    5. Ambiguity and redundancy
    6. Modulation
    7. Transposition
    8. Style and protocol in the transfer of abbreviations and proper noun
    9. Class activities
    10. Interactive activities

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