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Professional Translator Program (ONLINE)

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Course Overview

Our Professional Translator Program is offered exclusively through our online platform.

This 6 month program provides candidates the opportunity to select courses from a list of approved courses. Courses include Principles of Translation, and English Syntax for Interpreters and Translators. A candidate must successfully complete 66 hours of training with a grade of 70% or better to receive a Certificate of Completion in the Professional Translator Program.

Principles of Translation – $545.00

Pre-requisite: Students should possess written skills in both English and Spanish at high school level or above.

Note: This course is taught in Spanish.

This course includes the basic principles used in professional translation. It covers translation techniques and comparative grammar. This course presents all the basic translation techniques used when transferring into both directions. Sample translations are used to illustrate pitfalls. In-class practices are also included. The first five lectures concentrate on transfers into Spanish while the remaining lectures deal with transfers into English.

English Syntax for Interpreters and Translators – $545.00

Pre-requisite: Students should possess written skills in both English and Spanish at high school level or above.

Note: This course is taught in English.

This is an English syntax course specifically designed for interpreters and translators. This course includes sentence construction, homophones, passive and active voice, prepositions, regular and irregular plurals, inversion, subjunctive mood, indirect speech, reporting, relative clauses, non-finite clauses, cohesion, coherence, ellipsis and substitutions. It also includes gerund vs infinitive, idiomatic and non-idiomatic speech and typical pitfalls in English syntax.