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Wordfast Pro 5 - Beginner Training - Washington D.C. / Oct 24, 2017

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Regus - District Of Columbia, Washington - 2200 Pennsylvania

Washington, DC 20037

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This training is devoted to setting up and using the basic features of Wordfast Pro 5. We will discuss the concepts of database management and how to best organize projects based on individual participants’ needs. A workflow approach from translation quoting to delivery will be used and practical exercises will focus on creating and using glossaries and translation memories. This course is for translators who are new to Wordfast Pro 5 or who have used Wordfast Pro 3.

An intermediate training will be scheduled the following day.

This event has been approved by the American Translators Association (ATA) for 2 continuing education points.


Learning Objectives

By the end of this training, you will be able to use Wordfast Pro 5 to:

  • Create a translation project
  • Create a translation memory (TM)
  • Create a glossary and add terms to it
  • Analyze a file
  • Translate a Microsoft Word document
  • Edit and proofread a file
  • Perform quality assurance on a translated file


Course Outline

09:00 - 12:30

  • Introductions
  • Current workflow analysis
  • Creating a translation project
  • Creating a TM and glossary
  • Analyzing a file
  • Translating a Word file


12:30 - 13:30

  • Lunch


13:30 - 17:00

  • Editing and proofreading translations
  • Reviewing a file with Transcheck
  • Working with tags
  • Exporting a package
  • Q&A
  • Evaluations


Prerequisites - IT Requirements

Working knowledge of a computer and fluent in English. Trainees must bring their own laptop for the training with an installed demo or licensed version of Wordfast Pro 5. If you are having problems installing the software please contact trainer before the training day.

Note: Trainees who have paid for and received a training session of at least one full day are eligible to a discount (25% off) on a Wordfast license they buy for themselves.

Click here to read what past participants have said about the trainer and Wordfast training.

About the Trainer

John Di Rico began translating in 2005 and specializes in marketing translation from French to English. He currently works as the Sales and Marketing Manager for Wordfast and runs a small translation business called ApexTra. He is a member of the French translation professional association (Société Française des Traducteurs) and has an MA in Translation and Localization Management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS).

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.

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