T18-Building Non-CAT Glossaries
In 90 minutes, you will learn a basic methodology to search for terms, working with your own template, creating and gradually accumulating your personal glossary by client or domain; learn what, when, and how to enter and retrieve information, change and update it. You may later use it online or print it for your own translations and interpretation, or you may wish to share it with your clients.
Topics include what to include and what to exclude, how to extract terminology, preparation, selection, organization and verification, combination and sharing of glossaries.
Note for CAT users: This session does NOT cover the technical and mechanical aspects of glossaries using CAT tools. It may, however, prove useful to compile terms to use later with your CAT tools.
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- Define, describe, identify and select entries to create a glossary
- Understand and recognize what to include and what to exclude
- Learn to apply the basics of terminology research tools
- Compare techniques to decide on the content and terms to use
Sufficient command of English to understand the session
Suggested you have taken T09-Chasing terms online
PREPARATION materials will be shared BEFORE each session, and HANDS-ON exercises will be suggested to be completed AFTER each session. The student is expected to be fully engaged in the session with ACTIVE listening, individual thinking and processing of information, as well as hands-on note-taking and interactive activities. This is a fast-pace session with an upbeat and lively mood, that requires full engagement on the part of the participant.
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How to Create a Glossary
Formatting a Glossary
Content-What to Include
Content-What to Exclude
ALSO, GREAT RESOURCES AND TOOLS FOR FURTHER STUDY AND REFERENCE.
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