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Wordfast Pro 5 - Intermediate Training - Washington D.C. / Oct 25, 2017

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Regus - District Of Columbia, Washington - 2200 Pennsylvania

Washington, DC 20037

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This training aims to improve your use of Wordfast Pro 5. It will focus on the implementation of advanced features including collaboration with other translators or client reviewers, multi-lingual and/or multi-file project management, reporting, QA with blacklists and notes, alignment, and advanced configurations. This course is for translators who have already attended a Wordfast Pro 4 or 5 Beginners training.

A beginners training will be scheduled the previous 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:

  • Add notes and communicate with collaborators
  • Modify shortcut keys
  • Complete a workflow involving bilingual export/import
  • Perform a pseudo-translation
  • Create and add terms to a blacklist
  • Configure advanced Transcheck settings
  • Use special segment filters in the TXLF editor
  • Modify segmentation settings
  • Create customized file filters
  • Use TM penalties

Course Outline

09:00 - 12:30

  • Notes
  • Shortcut keys
  • New vs Current Project settings
  • Segmentation settings
  • File filters
  • TXLF segment filters

12:30 - 13:30

  • Lunch

13:30 - 16:00

  • Quicktools
  • Transcheck
  • TM penalties
  • Blacklists
  • Q&A
  • Evaluations

Prerequisites - IT Requirements

Have previously attended a Wordfast Pro 4 or 5 Beginners training. Fluent in English. Trainees must bring their own laptop for the training with an installed and 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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