You will learn how to properly transfer written messages from English into Spanish and from Spanish into English, eliminating the possible interferences that either change the meaning of the written message or make it awkward in terms of the grammatical structure and vocabulary selection. The Professional Translator training program prepares you to translate documents into English and into Spanish. It also prepares you to sit for the American Translators Association (ATA) certification exam. You will acquire the translation skills needed to properly transfer the written message into the opposite language without any language interference. You will learn how to localize the transfer into the corresponding language without any syntactical interferences.
Prerequisites:Formal education of at least 2 years at the university level in both languages. The student has to be able to read, write and speak both languages at a university level. Students should be familiar with using a personal computer, mouse, and keyboard. They should be comfortable in a Windows or Mac environment, and have the ability to launch and close activities.
Requirements: This program can only be taken on a Mac or PC. We highly recommend that you use Chrome in place of other web browsers. Adobe Flash Player is required for this program.
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- Translation skills into both English and Spanish
- Proper transfer of grammatical structures into both English and Spanish
- Identification of potential interference's in the original message and a method of filtering the interference's so that the written message is localized and properly structured
- Understanding of cross-cultural differences that can have an impact on the transfer of the written message
- Proper grammatical and lexical cohesion
- Transfer of spoken interactions
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This is a start anytime program. You will receive a password and log-in information via email within 3-5 business days of registering for this course. Course materials are included and will be mailed to you within 10 business days. You have 270 days to complete this course. You must make a 70 or higher as your final grade to successfully complete the course and receive a certificate of completion. There are no refunds for this course.
If you have questions about this course, please contact the online coordinator at 470-578-6693 or email@example.com.