4 Free Webinars for Language Translators

Posted on Fri, Dec 20, 2013 @ 12:12 PM

language translationOver the holidays, we’re certainly going to take some time to relax and catch up with family, but we’re also going to set aside time to finally check out these free translation webinars. We thought you might find some of them useful. 

WantWords TV
We’ve been following Marta Stelmaszak’s blog for quite some time now, but only recently came across her YouTube series, WantWords TV. So far there are 14 episodes and each one tackles a different question related to language translation. Topics include:

  • How to write a CV that works
  • How to raise rates 
  • How much to charge when start out as a translator
  • How to survive in a saturated market

Careers in Translation and Interpreting
In this 60-minute webinar, presenters Geoffrey Koby and John Shaklee talk about the increasing demand for translators and explore career options for those who are interested in pursuing the field.

Geoffrey S. Koby is an associate professor of German and translation studies at Kent State University. John Shaklee is president of the Northeast Ohio Translators Association, a long-time ATA chapter.

5 Habits of Highly Successful Translators  
This webinar comes from another of our favorite translators and bloggers, Judy Jenner. After you listen to her webinar, be sure to stop by her blog for more excellent resources.

The freelance juggling act: balancing work, family and the rest of life
This webinar features interviewers Eve Bodeaux and Corinne McKay as they discuss how translators can maintain their sanity while running a thriving business, raising a family, pursuing non-work interests and contributing to the profession.

Panelists include Scandinavian to English translator Andy Bell, English to French translator Marianne Reiner and French to English translator Karen Tkaczyk.


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Topics: Modern Language Translation, Spanish Translation Course, French Translation Certification, Online Translation Certification Arabic, freelance translation, freelance translator, language translator

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