XTM 6.2 - Getting Started in 10 Minutes - Practical Tips for Freelance Translators

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$15 (Free with the Plus package)

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Duration

59 minutes

Learning Objectives

- Introduction to CAT technologies: what is a translation memory (TM)
- Overview of the application
- Translating files in the XTM workbench making use of the most common features
- Delivering the finished translation

Description

This webinar is designed for freelancers who want to get familiar with CAT Tools in general as well as Translation Memories, and of course with XTM quickly, so that they can start working productively with XTM from day one. After this session, students will be able to work on smaller jobs using basic features for clients who use XTM on a daily basis. They will have access to more job offers and translating/editing opportunities because they will know how to use an increasingly widespread CAT tool.
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1 - Introduction to CAT technologies: what is a translation memory (TM) & how to use it
2 - Introduction to CAT technologies: what is a glossary & how to use it
3 - Overview of the XTM application
4 - Creating a project with XTM
5 - Translating files in the XTM workbench making use of the most common features
6 - Checking your translation with XTM
7 - Delivering the finished translation

The objective of this training is not to train attendants to the advanced features of this tool, but to make them more familiar with the possibilities and basic features of XTM 6.2 & to provide them with the basics they need to start using the interface for simple CAT tasks. After this session, students will be able to set up an account with XTM and use the general features of XTM from what a TM is to the output of the final translated document.

Upload Date

September 07, 2012

Trainer Bio

Anne-Charlotte PERRIGAUD - Anne-Charlotte Perrigaud is a highly successful and experienced Senior Translator and Project Manager. She has eight years of experience as a freelance translator from English into French with her online consultancy, E-FRENCHTRANSLATIONS. Since joining Proz.com in May 2002, she has made full use of Proz.com to boost her income and build long-term relationships with clients and colleague alike. She specializes in Business, IT, Software Localization, Marketing and Business Communications. She holds an MA in French and English Translation (University of London) and has a BA in English Studies (Paris IV – Sorbonne). Before working as a translator she worked in-house for a French NGO based in Paris as a Junior Translator, Proofreader and Webmaster. During this time, she specialized in IT, Computers, Localization and CAT Tools. She is a member of the SFT and is a member of the Astradul Alumni Network. She had previously served as a Bank Employee for Thomas Cook Bankers France. A regular attendant to Proz.com online and offline events and conferences, Anne-Charlotte has extensive training in English > French Translation and Interpreting Skills and has an in-depth knowledge of the language industry. She now runs a very successful freelance translation business, and works as a Senior Linguist and Consultant with both agencies and direct clients. Her background in the banking industry has given her valuable knowledge and experience in the business and marketing fields. Web site: http://www.e-frenchtranslations.com/ ProZ.com profile: Anne-Charlotte PERRIGAUD

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