Advanced Computer Assisted Translation (CAT) Tools

This course is designed to provide a practical study of computer-assisted translation tools as a key means for translators in the current global context.

  • This course is designed to provide a practical study of computer-assisted translation tools as a key means for translators in the current global context. The course aims at giving hands-on experience in the use of desktop translation memory (TM) tools, cloud-based TM tools, and computer-assisted terminology management tools. The course also provides hands-on experience with using field-specific corpora and corpus analysis tools.

     

    Code

    Title

    CEUs*

    Prerequisite(s)

    STT100

    Advanced Computer-Assisted Translation (CAT) Tools

    3

    None

    * One continuing Education Unit 

    1. By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    2. Conduct translation-related research in monolingual enriched English and Arabic corpora to extract translation equivalents.

    3. Build their own Do-it-Yourself (DIY) specialized corpus.

    4. Efficiently compile “Q+D” corpus from the internet.

    5. Use various corpus analysis tools to elicit the kind of data needed from a certain corpus.

    6. Identify the features of different translation memory software, namely, memoQ, SmartCat, SDL Trados Studio, and SDL MultiTerm.

    7. Use memoQ translation software in translation projects using ready-made and new TMs as well as previously-created and new Termbases.

    8. Use cloud-based Smartcat to manage translation projects using ready-made and new TMs and glossaries.

    9. Create a profile as a freelancer, as well as state SL, TL, and pricing using Smartcat.

    10. Use SDL Trados Studio 2015 to create, process and manage translation projects of different formats (.doc, .ppt, etc.) with new, ready-made as well as multiple TMs.

    11. Configure the automated quality assurance (QA) settings of SDL Trados Studio 2015.

    12. Create and use an SDL MultiTerm termbase for terminology standardization and consistency.

  •  Applicants must have basic computer literacy

  • Admission Fee:

    · EGP 75 == A onetime admission non-refundable fee   

    Course tuition: 

    Fees/course for Egyptians = EGP 1,200/ 3 CEUs

    Fees/course for International Student = EGP 1,500/ 3 CEUs

     

Course Info

Type:
Course
Duration:
6 Weeks
Subject:
Translation
Location:
AUC Tahrir Square
AUC New Cairo
Format:
Currently Online
CEUs:
3
Status
On Demand

Dates: To know more about the registration deadline and term dates please click here


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Email: ss_lang@aucegypt.edu

Phone number: 0020.2.2797.6362/ 002.02.2797 6872

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