Wordfast Classic Getting Started

Format: Self-study training
Topic: Software, tools & computing

Course summary
Availability:This training is available on-demand

Three-week course in Wordfast Classic - Level 1

This self-paced training starts on May 3rd and ends on May 24th. Enrollment will possible until May 7.
Summary:3 week course to master Wordfast Classic through comprehensive recorded sessions, interactive presentations, assignments and Q&A with Wordfast Certified Trainer.
Wordfast Classic Getting Started
This course is dedicated to those who are interested in an interactive learning experience in Wordfast Classic, the efficient friendly easy-to-learn translation memory tool. The course depends on an e-Learning Management System LMS (Moodle). Step by step, trainees can master Wordfast Classic through watching comprehensive recorded sessions as well as interactive presentations. Moreover, the trainees are encouraged to complete assignments and ask questions to consolidate their learning experience.

This course consists of:

- Recorded sessions (to be watched at any time)
- Offline support during the course duration (Three Weeks)
- Three assignments to be completed & discussed
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1st Week: Wordfast TMs & Glossaries
  • Translation Memory Common Concepts
  • Wordfast Classic Installation
  • Creating Translation Memories
  • Starting Translation Using Wordfast
  • Cleaning-up Files
  • Terminology Management Concept
  • Creating Wordfast Glossaries
  • Using Wordfast Glossaries
  • Fuzzy Terminology Recognition
  • Converting Old Glossaries to Wordfast Glossaries
  • Placeables (Definition & Usage)
  • Background Translation Memory
  • Concordance Search
  • Reference Search

2nd Week: Wordfast Data Editor
  • Editing TM & Glossary Entries
  • Deleting, Copying, Cutting & Pasting
  • Searching in Data Editor
  • Sorting Entries
  • Finding & Replacing
  • Applying Manual Filters
  • Applying Special Filters
  • Merging TMs or Glossaris
  • Reversing TMs or Glossaris
  • Rewriting Glossaries as Unicode
  • Rewriting Entries Using a Mask
  • Exporting & Importing TM as TMX

3rd Week: Wordfast Settings
  • Wordfast Common Settings
  • Segment Special Format
  • Saving Wordfast Settings
  • Customizing Segmentation Setup
  • Untranslatable Attributes
  • Analyzing Files
  • Pre-translating Files
  • Machine Translation
  • BTM (Background TM)
  • Cleaning up Files

Supplement: Advanced Features
  • Pandora's Box Commands
  • VLTM, server-based TM
  • TM Attributes
  • TM Rules
  • Quality Check (QC)

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Moodle is a popular e-Learning Management System (LMS), utilized by many world-class academic entities. It is a very user-friendly virtual learning environment allowing learners to access the webinars as many times as they like, ask whatever questions they may have, complete assignments, and receive comments from the trainer. Learners can login anytime, anywhere to interact with the coursework. It does not require previous experience or more charges.

Enjoy learning!
Registration & payment information
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Click on the buy button on the right to purchase your seat!

Participation fee includes:

• access to 3 week Moodle training with comprehensive recorded sessions, interactive presentations, and online resources.
• assignments with tutor feedback.
• offline support during the course duration

How do I register?

To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

Payment in local currency is available in some countries. Please click here to learn more about this option.

How do I access the online platform?

After payment is received you will be marked as "registered and paid" and automatically listed as a student for this course. Within 24 hours of the start date (May 3), you will be sent a "Welcome!" message including a link to your course at ProZ.com e-learning platform.

Access will be open from May 3 onwards

Remember course capacity is limited, so we suggest you purchase your spot as soon as possible.

Enjoy learning!
Yasmin Moslem    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Yasmin Moslem is a Wordfast Certified Trainer & ATN-APTS Certified Translator and Instructor. She has a post-graduate Diploma in English Translation. She conducted many e-courses at ProZ.com, ATIDA and ATN-APTS in Wordfast and Practical Translation.
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