Specialized Professional Translation Courses

Languages: English<>Arabic

Prerequisites: Bachelor Degree; Fluency in English and Arabic

Cost: US $ 50 per course; Workshop: US $ 200;

Duration: 10 Weeks

Certificate of Completion: Upon completion of all courses. Workshop participation certificate is issued separately.

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Course No.

Duration

Title and Description

TR301

Dr. Dana Awad

Online via Zoom

2 weeks / 2 hours per week

Translation from theory to practice / Translation tools:

An overview of the field of translation studies, theories that changed the translation practice and CAT tools that assist the translation process.

 

TB303

Dr. Dana Awad

Online via Zoom

2 weeks / 2 hours per week

Terminology:

Terminology is a field closely related to scientific and technical translation. This course teaches the different ways to choose an equivalent term when translating and how to generate a term when necessary (a situation that translators often face).

TR302

Dr. Dana Awad

Online via Zoom

2 weeks / 2 hours per week

Medical Translation:

Translation of medical documents that inform the public of health matters, clinical and pharmaceutical documents.

 

BLT310

Dr. Dana Awad

Online via Zoom

2 weeks / 2 hours per week

Legal Translation (Contracts):

This course teaches Students the linguistic and stylistic elements needed for translating contracts. Contract translation requires knowledge of formulaic language (style and syntax) and finding the proper equivalence for legal terms specific to the target country’s laws.

 

TR304

Dr. Dana Awad

Online via Zoom

2 weeks / 2 hours per week

Media Translation:

Translation of newspaper articles (of social, political and economic nature). Media translation should be fast, conceptually accurate and the target country’s ideology highly affects the translation process in this specific field. This course will give an overall understanding of the above-mentioned needs.

 

BLT401

Dr. Nabil Chaiban

Online via Zoom

2 weeks / 4 hours per week

Banking & Finance Translation:

This course provides students with the theoretical background needed in order to specialize as translators in the field of banking, accounting and finance in an international environment. Some of the topics covered are: accounting principles and practices; presentation of financial statements; accounting systems; investment banking; capital markets; financial reporting and analysis; banking systems, operations and transactions. The emphasis is ensuring that concepts applicable to each for these fields are clearly understood.

 

BLT410

Dr. Nabil Chaiban

Online via Zoom

4 weeks / 5 hours per week / Prerequisite: BLT401

Workshop:

This workshop focuses on the practical challenges and creative activities of specialized professional translation. The students and the instructor collaboratively translate documents in three different disciplines, namely banking, finance and law.

 

 

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