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Translator Training Articles on The Translator’s Studio

by | Last updated Jul 23, 2019 | Translator Training

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Looking for posts related to translator training? This index post lists all the articles on our site related to training for translators.
Translator training is one of the main areas we blog about at The Translator’s Studio. Topics include Spanish-to-English translation, the IoLET Diploma in Translation exam, translation specialisation, translation software, pricing and being a professional translator. In view of all this content, we decided to create this index post to help you find what you’re looking for.
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Advanced Spanish-to-English Translation Course with DipTrans Preparation
Review of the Advanced Spanish-to-English Translation Course by its first trainee, Lucy Williams. Lucy is now Gwen’s collaborator at The Translator’s Studio. Author: Lucy Williams.
Becoming a professional translator
This article points language graduates in the right direction towards becoming a professional translator: getting experience, specialising and doing further qualifications. Author: Gwenydd Jones.
Becoming a professional translator
This article will help you consider the pros and cons of an MA in translation studies versus the DipTrans, and other options to qualify as a Spanish-to-English translator. Author: Gwenydd Jones.

Business for freelance translators

Why it’s better to plan your freelance business based on facts and not instincts. Author: Genevieve Shaw.

DipTrans
This post will help you prepare for the next IoLET Diploma in Translation exam. Author: Lucy Williams.
DipTrans

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. Author: Gwenydd Jones.

DipTrans
This article explains why I failed the DipTrans first time around, to help you pass. Author: Gwenydd Jones.
DipTrans
This article will tell you where to find free quality translations that you can use to help you practise for the DipTrans exam run by the Chartered Institute of Linguists. Author: Gwenydd Jones.
DipTrans
A personal story about the writer’s experience of sitting and resitting the Diploma in Translation exam offered by the Chartered Institute of Linguists. Author: Gwenydd Jones.
DipTrans
This article outlines the translation challenges you’ll meet in DipTrans paper 1, the general paper, which is a journalistic text. It’ll help you in your preparations to sit the exam. Author: Gwenydd Jones.
DipTrans
Find out about the papers from the 2017 DipTrans exam. Discover strategies my course trainees used in the Diploma in Translation exam. Author: Gwenydd Jones.
DipTrans
This post by an ex-trainee on our DipTrans preparation course will give you the lowdown on the Spanish-to-English DipTrans exam 2018. Author: Alexandra Mollyneaux.
DipTrans
This article will help you make a DipTrans study plan for the IoLET Diploma in Translation exam. Author: Gwenydd Jones.
DipTrans

An overview of what to expect in IoLET DipTrans exam unit 3E Social Science, with handy tips and reference sources. Author: Gwenydd Jones.

DipTrans
Information on how to get DipTrans past papers to help you in your preparation for the IoLET Diploma in Translation exam. Includes information on my free mock Spanish-to-English DipTrans exam papers. Author: Gwenydd Jones.
DipTrans
Translation of a mock general IoLET Diploma in Translation past paper, for Spanish-to-English translators to use to practise for the exam. Author: Gwenydd Jones.
DipTrans
A big concern among trainees on my DipTrans course is what to do if they don’t understand something in the DipTrans exam. This article will give you some ideas. Author: Gwenydd Jones.
Spanish-to-English translation
Guidance on how to improve your proofreading, to be the translator that every agency pursues. Author: Gwenydd Jones.
Spanish-to-English translation
This article describes nine mistakes that Spanish-to-English translators repeatedly make. How many apply to you? Author: Gwenydd Jones.
Spanish-to-English translation
Discover important terminology for Spanish-English fashion translation with this introduction to personal tailoring. Author: Lucy Williams.
Spanish-to-English translation
The Translator’s Studio “Spanish-English Translation Style Guide” contains the guidelines we prefer for Spanish-to-English translation. Author: Gwenydd Jones.
Specialisation
New to translation? This article contains tips on how to develop your own specialist fields. Author: Lucy Williams.
Specialisation
This article describes nine mistakes that Spanish-to-English translators repeatedly make. How many apply to you? Author: Gwenydd Jones.
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