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Translation as a career
This free course explores translation as a career. During the course you will meet professional translators discussing their work and reflect on what they say. You will assess your own language level and find out how translators maintain their language skills. You will also engage in a short translation activity.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- understand the skills required to become a professional translator and what is meant by translation competence
- have an awareness of what it means to be a professional translator
- undertake an independent research activity
- evaluate personal language skills
- undertake a translation activity.
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 Translation as a profession
- 2 A day in the life of a translator
- 3 Your language skills
- 4 Translation: theory and practice
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