Translating for food industry: General overview.

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Start time:Apr 9, 2015 08:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Language:English
Summary:In the modern world, food production is one of the main spheres of the humankind activities. For translators, it is a good source of translation job opportunities. The course will provide a general overview of the complex sphere of food industry focusing on the areas where translation services are in constant demand.
Description
Food industry is one of the main spheres of activity of humankind. In the modern world, it is of utmost importance and in many cases the activity of a food busines or project spreads across the borders of several different countries. It includes multiple diverse businesses from farming and food production to packaging, distribution, retail and catering that collectively supply food for the global population. A lot of research is also done in the area of food production and consumption with a strong emphasis on healthy food. For translators it is a vast source of translation job opportunities.
This course will provide a general overview of the complex sphere of food industry, focusing on projects, documents and organizations where the services of translators are in a constant demand.
We will also briefly touch the issues of terminology and available Internet resources
Target audience
This session can be interesting and useful to those who are making their first steps in translation for food industry but also to those who specialize in food transaltion but understand the value of learning from others' experience. You are all very welcome!
Learning objectives
You will learn about
the different areas of food industry which are a source of potential translation jobs
the food industry organizations and projects where translation services are required
some terminology issues and available Internet resources
Prerequisites
You need to be a professional translator or an food industry professional with an excellent command of your native and target languages
Program
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-A general overview of food industry in the modern world
-International organizations and projects specializing infood industry
-Where translators' help is constantly required
-Types of documents you may be offered to translate
-A brief overview of terminology and available Internet resources
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Trainer
 Anneta Vysotskaya    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Anneta Vysotskaya graduated the English Department of the Far Eastern State University (Vladivostok, Russia) in 1983. After working for one year as a school teacher she was invited to join the staff of the Scientific Information Department of the Institute of Marine Biology of the Russian Academy of Sciences. She worked there for 20 years reaching the position of a leading translator. Her main expertise is in environmental, fisheries, food, health, medical and business translation. In 2004, she moved with her family to New Zealand and had to start as a freelance translator and interpreter practically from zero. She translated for many clients from all over the world. She also works as a community interpreter since 2005.

Аннета Высоцкая закончила отделение английской филологии Дальневосточного государственного университета в 1983 году. Около 20 лет работала штатным переводчиком в Институте биологии моря и журнала "Биология моря", в том числе ведущим переводчиком, а также переводила для других научных учреждений Российской академии наук. Выполняла переводы для Торгово-промышленной палаты. Она специализируется в переводе в области охраны природы, биологии, рыбного хозяйства, здравоохранения, медицины, пищевой промышленности, а также имеет большой опыт перевода во многих других областях. Неоднократно была переводчиком на международных научных конференциях. С 2004 году проживает в Новой Зеландии, активно работает переводчиком-фрилансером, оказывая переводческие услуги для клиентов в разных странах мира. С 2005 года занимается устным переводом в больницах и других учреждениях Новой Зеландии. С 2005 года занимается устным переводом в социальной сфере.
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Translating for food industry: General overview.

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how much does it cost?Apr 3, 2015

How much does this course cost? Thank you!

 
how much does it cost?Apr 5, 2015

Estrella Bosch Giménez wrote:

How much does this course cost? Thank you!


Hello Estrella,

Thank you for your interest in training at ProZ.com.

The session price is 29 USD. You can find registration and payment information at the top right corner on this page. Remember, you should log in the website in order to register or purchase access to the course.

Hope this helps.

My bests,
Helen


 

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