Web localisation: techniques and tips

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Topics: Website translation
Localization

Course summary
Start time:Nov 25, 2014 15:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Language:English
Summary:What is web localisation, what are the figures and steps involved in the creation and adaptation of a website, translating a website, cultural, marketing and non-linguistic elements involved in the translation, checking and finalising the project.
Description
In one hour, we will explore the world of website localisation and see how to translate the contents of a website: from understanding how a website works and what are its communication and cultural features to evaluating both linguistic and non-linguistic content, we will learn how to provide excellent translations and help our clients.
Target audience
• Freelancer starting in the industry
• Experienced freelancers who want to learn more about website localisation
Learning objectives
In this webinar you will learn:
• what is website localisation
• how are website created
• what are the main features of the website localisation process
• what are the linguistic, non-linguistic , external and internal features of a website that the translator must take into account when translating a website
• how to translate a website more efficiently
Prerequisites
• basic understanding or the website sector
• general interest for this field
Program
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The content of the course includes:
• Introduction to website localisation
- creating a website
- the cultural and marketing elements involved in the translation of a website
- localisation levels and different types of localisation examples and projects
• Definition and evaluation of the website localisation projects:
- identification of the market
- the brief
- the translator's tools
- non-linguistic elements
- resources for the translator
• Website localisation and adaptation:
- language and linguistic aspects of website communication
- visual content and marketing elements
- cultural issues and how to solve them
• More on website localisation for the translator:
- Types of websites and their language
- Online and offline resources and tips to improve the translator's skills in this field
Virtual platform system requirements
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Trainer
Sara Colombo    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Sara is a qualified En-Fr-Sp>Italian translator with 6 years of experience within the marketing, business and CE/medical devices fields backed by relevant working experience in the marketing industry.

She is also the author of the book ‘Balance Your Words. Stepping in the translation Industry’ and a blogger at www.saracolombotranslations.com
A marketer by heart, Sara loves to use social media to connect with peers but also to find new markets and niches. To get in touch with her connect through Twitter (@sc_translations), LinkedIn (Sara Colombo), Facebook (Sara Colombo Translations) or visit her blog!
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Web localisation: techniques and tips

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presentationDec 16, 2014

Can I have access to writing document of the presentation, please. I attended the webinar, but there were many information written that I would like to read to have them clearer.

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Branca Amado wrote:

Can I have access to writing document of the presentation, please. I attended the webinar, but there were many information written that I would like to read to have them clearer.

Thanks


Hello Branca,

Thank you for your interest in the training. I have resent the link as requested.

Please do not hesitate to submit a support request if you have any other doubts, http://www.proz.com/support/

Thanks!

My bests,
Helen


 

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