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Workshop: Wordfast Pro for Intermediate Users
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5/2/2015
When: 5/2/2015
1:30 PM
Where: Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS)
Room MG102, McGowan Building
460 Pierce Street
Monterey, California  93940
United States
Presenter: John Di Rico


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1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., followed by wine & cheese "social"

(Beginners or translators with limited experience of Wordfast are encouraged to register for this afternoon session in conjunction with the morning session. Click here to register for the Beginners class.)

Cost:
NCTA Members and students*:
Early-bird: $70
Regular: $85

Non-Members:
Early-bird: $95
Regular: $110

Early-bird deadline expires April 18.

* Students wishing to register must do so by contacting Juliet Viola Kniffen at administrator@ncta.org.
Registration deadline: April 29.

Note: Refreshments will be provided during the afternoon break, and there will be a cheese and wine “social” for all participants (of either session) at the end of the day. Lunch is not provided.

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION:

This half-day course is geared towards intermediate users of Wordfast Pro who want to learn more advanced features of the tool. We will start out by configuring Wordfast so that you can leverage machine translation. We will then learn how to translate Excel and PowerPoint files (HTML at the end if time allows). Having translated a few files, we will configure and perform advanced Transcheck features on them. We will end the day with TM management issues related to find and replace, importing/exporting, and alignment.

Intermediate workshop objectives:
•    Translating, editing, and proofreading HTML, Excel, PowerPoint files
•    Importing TMs and glossaries
•    Find and Replace in the TM
•    Setting up and using machine translation
•    Advanced Transcheck configurations
•    WF alignment with WF Aligner (PC) and WF Anywhere (PC and Mac)

 

NB: Participants must bring their own laptops to the workshop as there will be no on-site computers.

About the presenter:
John Di Rico began translating in 2005 and specializes in financial translation and marketing from French to English. He currently works as the Training and Sales Manager for Wordfast and runs a small translation business—ApexTra—in France. He is a member of the French translation professional association (Société Française des Traducteurs), the American Translators Association and ProZ.com's Certified Pro Network.

John has been offering professional training for translators since 2006. He has taught more than 400 translators how to use Wordfast. In 2010-2011, John traveled around the world, training more than 75 translators in 15 countries, including translators at the United Nations Mission to East Timor. He has also represented Wordfast at numerous industry events including ProZ.com, ATA, Localization World, ALC, and GALA conferences.


For questions or more info, please contact Sarah Llewellyn at continuing-ed@ncta.org.

ATA Continuing Education Credit: ATA-certified members will earn three Continuing Education points.

The workshop requires a minimum number of participants. Should the number of participants not be reached by April 23, the workshop will be cancelled. NCTA will not be responsible for any consequential losses to participants arising from this.
Cancellation policy: Refunds are issued only if notice of cancellation is received one week prior to the applicable workshop date. A cancellation fee of $10 is charged for all cancellations.


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