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

1 September - 10 September

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

15 September - 24 September

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

29 September - 8 October

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

13 October - 22 October

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

27 October - 5 November

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

Starts: 5 September 2020

4 weeks / 4 hours per week (Saturdays 08:00 - 12:00)

Prerequisites: Bachelor Degree, Fluency in English and Arabic

5 September - 26 September

Banking & Finance Translation: (for translators with less than 2 years of experience)

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.

This course is a prerequisite for BLT410 Workshop. Fee: US$ 50.

 

BLT410

Dr. Nabil Chaiban

Online via Zoom

Starts: 3 October 2020 - Ongoing

Ongoing / 4 hours on Saturdays (08:00-12:00) / Prerequisites: Bachelor Degree, Fluency in English and Arabic, BLT401

Workshop: (for translators with less than 2 years of experience)

This workshop focuses on the practical challenges and creative activities of specialized professional translation. The students and the instructor collaboratively work on documents in various business related disciplines, including banking, finance and law.

One time fee of US$ 200 payable upon registration.

 

 

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