Your essential guide to the DipTrans exam, the diploma in translation offered by the Chartered Institute of Linguists. Updated for 2022.
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Why can’t people agree on what transcreation is? Is it just a gimmick to sell marketing translation? Where does transcreation diverge from bilingual copywriting? Find the answers and more in this article.
The CIOL DipTrans exam has undergone several changes since 2021. This is a summary for translators interested in the CIOL DipTrans exam.
Pass rates for the CIOL Diploma in Translation (DipTrans) exam in Spanish to English hover around 25%. Find out why I failed, to help you pass …
Looking for a general DipTrans past paper? Get a mock general DipTrans past paper translation for Spanish-to-English translators.
The CIOL DipTrans exam online platform came into being in 2021. Find out everything you need to know about sitting the exam remotely.
Find out the content of the CIOL Spanish-to-English DipTrans exam that took place online in January 2021 and see our candidates’ results.
Post on the new DipTrans 2021 online exam. Latest news on the new platform, the resources you can take in with you and preparation tips.
Preparing for the DipTrans 2022? Check out this article by a past trainee on our DipTrans preparatory course to help you pass.
Getting certified as a translator is one of the best ways to attract better clients and higher rates. This post gives you seven possibilities for getting certified or qualified as a translator.
Wondering whether you’re ready for the CIOL Diploma in Translation exam? Avoid making the mistake described in this article to save time and money.
How to get DipTrans past papers for the IoLET Diploma in Translation exam. And free mock Spanish-to-English DipTrans exam papers.
Accredited translators generate more trust among their customers. Find out your options for translation accreditation, to get more work.
Get the gossip on the DipTrans exam 2020 and find out what was in the Spanish-to-English exam papers.
Want translator certification? Unsure whether to do a translation degree, MA in translation or the DipTrans? This guide is for you.
Find great content on translator training with this index of all our articles. Topics: Spanish-to-English translation, DipTrans exam, specialisation, pricing, software . . .
The 2022 CIOL DipTrans exam into English is on 19 and 20 January. This article will help you make a Diploma in Translation exam study plan.
The 2019 DipTrans exam, run by the CIoL, took place in Spanish to English on 15 Jan 2019. This article will tell you about what was in the papers, with tips for 2020.
Business Planning for Freelance Translators explains why it’s better to plan your freelance business based on facts and not instincts.
10 things freelance translators can do to make sure they’re desirable collaborators for translation agencies.
Preparing for the IoLET DipTrans exam unit 3E Social Science? Here is an overview of what to expect, with handy tips and reference sources.
Need help choosing a CAT tool? Here are 10 basics to help you make the right investment. (CAT = computer-aided translation).
Gwenydd Jones describes her personal experience of sitting and resitting the Diploma in Translation (DipTrans) exam offered by the Chartered Institute of Linguists.
New to translation and reading about how you should specialise? Not sure how? Read on for tips on how to develop your own specialist fields.
Preparing for the DipTrans exam? Don’t miss this review of the Advanced Spanish-to-English Translation Course with DipTrans Preparation.
Preparing to sit the CIoL Diploma in Translation? This article outlines the translation challenges of DipTrans paper 1, the general paper. It’ll help you in your preparations to sit the exam.
This article describes 9 favourite mistakes among trainees on my Advanced Spanish-to-English Translation Course with DipTrans Preparation. How many do you make?
SEO translators are in increasing demand among translation clients. This article explains the process to follow to train to become one.
Want the lowdown on the Spanish-to-English DipTrans exam 2018? Read this post by an ex-trainee on our DipTrans preparation course.
Trainees on my DipTrans course worry about what to do if they don’t understand in the IoLET Diploma in Translation. This article will help.
This article will tell you where to find free quality translations to help you practise for the Institute of Linguists Diploma in Translation.
Discover how translators on my Diploma in Translation online course improve their proofreading, to be the translator every agency pursues.
This article will help you think about the best study program for you. Before you commit to your Spanish translation qualification.
Find out about the papers from the DipTrans exam 2017. Discover strategies my course trainees used in the Diploma in Translation exam.