ProD+L Legal Translation 101: Introduction to Legal Translation
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This course includes:
One 30 minute live session
Quality guaranteed (money-back guarantee)
Course duration: 20-30 hours
Downloadable course program
- How to tackle legal terminology (ways to improve your legal terminology knowledge, how to avoid common pitfalls, where to look for terms, how software can help you)
- How to write like a lawyer (punctuation, colocations, style guides)
- How to check your translations (general tips/things to watch out for, error analysis, proofreading of translation, target text review, quality control, how software can help you)
- How to specialise in legal translation (how you can improve your translation skills, how you can develop your legal knowledge, how you can get the most out of translations through terminology management)
Who is this course for?
Whether you're just starting out or you're wanting to take your career to the next level, this course has something to offer you.
Each unit includes a recorded lecture, slides, activities, a quiz and further reading/resources to look at.
- A good English level is required.
- A computer as well as a stable internet connection are necessary.
- The course contains audio. Make sure you have a loudspeaker or headset.
- A word processing programme for taking notes is useful (optional).
- You can take this course whenever you want and in your own rhythm.
Lucy Jane Makepeace
Lucy Jayne Makepeace is a translator, interpreter, and founder of The
After an internship in a sworn-in translation agency and having always been fascinated by the law, Lucy decided to specialise in legal terminology.
The bulk of her work is translating legal documents, interpreting in legal settings and teaching legal English to French lawyers.
Having lived and worked in France, Senegal, Togo, Madagascar and Germany, her working languages are French, German and Dutch.