Category: Training


Universitat Pompeu Fabra – Online terminology course

The course looks at the fundamental role that terminology plays in documentation, lexicography, linguistic normalization, language teaching and linguistic engineering. Knowledge, skills and resources for each of these areas is explored. The course materials have been developed by the IULATERM group at the Institut Universitari de Lingüística Aplicada (The University Institute of Applied Linguistics) of Pompeu Fabra University. All teaching staff have extensive academic and professional experience in this area.

Starting date: 8 April 2015 Finishing date: 24 July 2015
The programme will be taught in English.

 Fees: Price: 1440 € – Only credit and debit cards accepted.

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Specialize, don’t generalize!

A recent study by Career Advisory Board and MBO Partners revealed that 90% of freelancers felt that having relevant technical skills and a specialty within their field made them more successful. Here are just a few reasons why freelancers specialize:

1. Clients want experts.

2. Clients trust experts.

3. Your work will probably be of higher quality.

4. Experts are more memorable.

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Insurance terminology workshop (UK)

An interactive workshop entitled “Legal terminology in insurance documents and contracts” will be run on 13 December 2014 in Manchester, UK, from 10 am to 2 pm.

Trainer: Sue Leschen, a qualified solicitor (non-practising), legal and commercial French interpreter and translator, and independent CPD trainer. 

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