Translation and Interpretation: Technology

  • 04/15/2021
  • 18:00 - 21:00
  • Online/SCC

Translation and Interpretation: Technology
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM   Online
Sessions: 5 Thu   
4/15/2021 - 5/21/2021

Class Overview

Learn how to work with the tools of the trade for translators and interpreters -- the technology. Gain an introduction to the basic concepts and components of the basic technology tools and learn how to work with them. In this class, you will use one of the most common computer assisted translation (CAT) tools, experiencing how to process translation professionally and more efficiently. You will also have the opportunity to explore technology tools used for interpreting services. Discover the effects and impacts that technologies like machine-translation software (not to be confused with computer-aided translation tools) have on translators and interpreters in the today’s industry. By familiarizing yourself with translation and interpretation specific technologies, you can prepare for further study in translation and interpretation, as well as future work.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Have basic knowledge between machine translation (MT) and CAT (computer-aided translation), and understand the differences
  • Know how to deal with different type of document formats
  • Be familiar with different types of technologies for interpreters
  • Know how to use one of the most common basic CAT tools
  • Understand the process of translation and interpreting services with technologies
  • Know how to utilize translation memory
  • Analyze and explore the effect by MT (machine translation) in today’s industry

*This event is not organized or sponsored by NOTIS.

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