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.

    Code

    Title

    CEUs*

    Prerequisite(s)

    SLET 101

    English for Translators

    6

    None

    *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.

    1. Give brief comments on the views of others
    2. Describe how to do something, giving detailed instructions
    3. 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
    4. 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
    5. Compare and contrast alternatives, discussing what to do, where to go, who or which to choose
    6. Write personal letters describing experiences, feelings, and events in some detail
    7. Give detailed accounts of experiences, describing feelings and reactions
    8. Recognize significant points in straightforward newspaper articles on familiar subjects
    9. Summarise and give his or her opinion about a short story, article, talk, discussion interview, or documentary and answer further questions of detail
    10. Write short, simple essays on topics of interest
    11. Write very brief, reports to a standard conventionalized format, which pass on routine factual information and state reasons for actions
    12. Identify the main conclusions in clearly signaled argumentative texts
    13. Explain why something is a problem
    14. Give reasons and explanations for opinions, plans, and actions
    15. 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. 
  • Admission Fee:

    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.

    One-day service Test (SEPT) and (APT) Fees:

    EGP 370 for Egyptians and EGP 465 for International Students= five working days before the first day of the term.

    OR

    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.

    Course tuition:

    Fees/course for Egyptians = EGP 2,365/ 6 CEUs

    Fees/course for International Student = EGP 2,955/ 6 CEUs

Course Info

Type:
Course
Duration:
12 Weeks
Subject:
Language
Location:
AUC Tahrir Square
AUC New Cairo
Format:
Currently Online
CEUs:
6
Status
Available

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


Contact Us

Email: ss_lang@aucegypt.edu

Phone number: 0020.2.2797.6362/ 002.02.2797 6872

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