Translation Course (Spanish) Level I, II and III [12 hr]
Instructor: Mateo Rutherford
Location: The Berkeley Language Institute (click
here for directions)
Date: TO BE ANNOUNCED
Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM x 3 Saturdays
Fee: $125 per person
Attendance: Minimum eight (8) students
This course requires a
good level of fluency in Spanish, English or
both and a good level of comprehension in the other language. This is
an in depth, hands on course for those people who wish to obtain a
deeper understanding of Spanish<>English translation. This course
is designed for people who wish to enter the translation market, for
current translators who wish to increase their skills, for editors and
proofreaders who must work with translated documents and for people who
are required to translate on their job, but have had little or no
formal training in the art of translation. The goal of this course is to improve your
abilities and/or understanding of good translation techniques.
During this course we will delve much deeper into the analysis of the
source text and target audience to determine appropriate translation
techniques. We will analyze, translate and review a wide range of
documents, from scientific reports to advertisements. We will end the
class with a brief introduction to familiarize the student with the
technology that is available and necessary for today’s translator. Students are highly encouraged to bring
documents they are working with, or are required to translate or review
on their jobs.
is a practical, hands-on course and students must be prepared to
perform translations outside of class time, come to class with their
translated documents, and give and receive constructive criticism. We
will discuss specific, problematic issues when translating between the
Spanish and English languages.
Sign up now on our registration page
to guarantee your seat in this course.
Enrollment is limited!