English for Translators
English for Translators is a CEFR-aligned language course aiming at qualifying learners to join the Professional Translation Diplomas.
English for Translators is a CEFR-aligned language course aiming at qualifying learners to join the Professional Translation Diplomas. The course focuses on learner-centered methodology and task-based learning. Reading and Writing tasks are integrated to maximize learners’ ability to translate.
*One continuing education unit equals 10 contact hours
** Learners who completed a foundation certificate or AUC continuing education certificate are required to sit for the SEPT if they dropped out for a period of one year or more from the date of completing the certificate.
- Give brief comments on the views of others
- Describe how to do something, giving detailed instructions
- Write notes conveying simple information of immediate relevance to friends, service people, teachers and others who feature in his/her everyday life, getting across comprehensibly the points he/she feels are important
- Locate desired information in long texts, and gather information from different parts of a text, or from different texts in order to fulfill a specific task
- Compare and contrast alternatives, discussing what to do, where to go, who or which to choose
- Write personal letters describing experiences, feelings, and events in some detail
- Give detailed accounts of experiences, describing feelings and reactions
- Recognize significant points in straightforward newspaper articles on familiar subjects
- Summarise and give his or her opinion about a short story, article, talk, discussion interview, or documentary and answer further questions of detail
- Write short, simple essays on topics of interest
- Write very brief, reports to a standard conventionalized format, which pass on routine factual information and state reasons for actions
- Identify the main conclusions in clearly signaled argumentative texts
- Explain why something is a problem
- Give reasons and explanations for opinions, plans, and actions
- Summarise, report and give his/her opinion about accumulated factual information on familiar routine and non-routine matters within his field with some confidence
- Applicants must pass the Standardized English Proficiency Test (SEPT) and score course ENGG B1C or passing ENGG B1B.
- Applicants must pass the Arabic Proficiency Test (APT).
- Applicants must have basic computer literacy.
EGP 75 = A onetime admission non-refundable fee
Standardized English Proficiency Test (SEPT) Fees:
EGP 200 for Egyptians and EGP 250 for International Students = up to 6 working days before the beginning of the term.
Arabic Proficiency Test (APT) Fees:
EGP 170 for Egyptians and EGP 215 for International Students = up to 6 working days before the beginning of the term.
EGP 370 for Egyptians and EGP 465 for International Students= five working days before the first day of the term.
Online English Placement Test (OEPT) Fees:
EGP 130 for Egyptians and EGP 170 for International Students = up to 4 working days before the beginning of the term.
Exam fees are non-refundable and change in admission test dates are only allowed 2 working days in advance of the reserved test session.
Online Arabic Admission Test (OAAT) Fees:
EGP 70 = up to 4 working days before the beginning of the term.
Fees/course for Egyptians = EGP 2,365/ 6 CEUs
Fees/course for International Student = EGP 2,955/ 6 CEUs