Course Code: GES283
Learn how to make transfers into Spanish. Receive an explanation of the various tools to filter any potential interference into Spanish. Understand the proper usage of Spanish grammar, as well as how prepositions change meaning in the transfer into Spanish.
Develop a comprehension of the message taking into account cross cultural differences. Learn about translation protocol – abbreviations and proper nouns.
Discover general aspects of translation, equivalence at word level and false cognates, context and translation. As well as how to proofread and interpret different genres in translation.
Understand different types of meaning including expressive, connotative, attitudinal, and more. Know how to interpret spoken interactions and take into account cross cultural differences.
Know the typical mistakes made by non-trained translators in the transfer into Spanish. Understand prepositions and their impact on the transfer into Spanish. Master proper grammatical transfers into Spanish, and translation of literary material into Spanish.
Master modulation, transposition, style and protocol of transfers, and more.
I. Interpreting Criminal Proceedings I
B. Pre-trial Hearings
C. Preliminary Hearings
D. Criminal Terminology
G. Progress Reports
H. Probation Violation Hearings
J. Simultaneous Techniques
K. Consecutive Techniques
L. Criminal Offenses in the State Jurisdiction
M. Interpreting Laboratory Practices
II. Interpreting Criminal Proceedings II
A. Misdemeanors in State Court
B. Felonies in State Court
C. Waivers and Plea Forms
D. DUI/DWI – Driving under the influence/Driving while intoxicating
E. Domestic Violence
F. Drug Terminology
G. Drug Possession cases
H. Firearms Terminology
I. Fingerprint Terminology
J. Gang Terminology
K. Juvenile Court Terminology
L. Children’s Court Terminology
M. Typical Court Proceedings – Misdemeanors
N. Typical Court Proceedings – Felonies
O. Interpreting Laboratory Practices
III. Advanced Interpreting Techniques in Criminal and Civil Matters
A. Parties involved in Federal Courts
B. Federal Crimes
C. Family Law Court
D. Probate Court
E. Contracts Law
F. Advanced Sight Translations – Federal Level
G. Advanced Consecutive Techniques
H. Expert Witness Testimony – DNA
I. Expert Witness Testimony – Computer Forensics
J. Differences in the transfer of Criminal and Civil Legal Terminology
K. Drug Trafficking
L. Exam-Taking Techniques
M. Interpreting Laboratory Practices
Raquel Albornoz is an experienced professional translator and university professor. Throughout her career, she has translated more than 100 books including “The Exorcist” by William Peter Blatty, “The Haj” by Leon Uris, “Contact” by Carl Sagan, and “The Rain King” by Saul Bellow. Albornoz was a full professor of Literary Translation for more than 25 years, teaching at the National Institute of Higher Education and the University of Belgrano in Argentina. She also served as Dean of the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Studies for the University of Belgrano from 2002-2015.
Alejandro Parini is the Director of the School of Languages and International Studies at University of Belgrano, Argentina. He is also a professor of English linguistics and translation at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina and serves as a visiting professor at City University, London.
You should have formal education of at least 2 years at the university level in both languages and be able to read, write and speak both languages at a university level as well.
You should be familiar with using a personal computer, mouse, and keyboard. You should be comfortable in a Windows or Mac environment, and have the ability to launch and close activities.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
If you’re seeking professional recognition in the field of translation, a course certified by the American Translators Association (ATA) is an excellent start. The ATA’s goal is to encourage the professional development of interpreters and translators, through certifications, conferences, and publications. Translation and interpretation skills are useful in many industries, and the ATA’s 11,000 members include teachers, hospital and university employees, and government officials. Whether you’re new to the translator and interpreter field or are a professional in a related industry looking to broaden your skillset, enrolling in a course certified by the ATA can provide additional career opportunities.
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