Translator Self-Training: French


Instructions on how to translate general as well as legal, medical, and business documents from French into English and from English into French.

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Translator Self-Training--French: Practical Course in Technical Translation

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Instructions on how to translate general as well as legal, medical, and business documents from French into English and from English into French.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781887563611
  • Publisher: Schreiber Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/2/2001
  • Edition description: BK&CD-ROM
  • Pages: 120
  • Product dimensions: 7.76 (w) x 10.42 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Table of Contents

Section 1. General
a. Introduction 7
b. General Comments 9
c. Guidelines for Translating the Assignments 12
d. Guidelines for Self-Evaluation 14
Part 1 French into English
Section 2. Assignments
a.Assignment 1 General 19
b.Assignment 2 Legal 21
c.Assignment 3 Chemical/Medical 26
d.Assignment 4 Business/Finance 29
Section 3. Translations of Assignments and Notes
a. Assignment 1 - Translation 32
Assignment 1 - Notes 34
b. Assignment 2 - Translation 36
Assignment 2 - Notes 41
c. Assignment 3 - Translation 43
Assignment 3 - Notes 46
d. Assignment 4 - Translation 47
Assignment 4 - Notes 49
Part 2 English into French
Section 1. Assignments
a. Assignment 1 - General 54
b. Assignment 2 - Legal 57
c. Assignment 3 - Chemical/Medical 61
d. Assignment 4 - Business/Finance 64
Section 2. Translations of Assignments and Notes
a. Assignment 1 - Translation 67
Assignment 1 - Notes 70
b. Assignment 2 - Translation 72
Assignment 2 - Notes 76
c. Assignment 3 - Translation 78
Assignment 3 - Notes 81
d. Assignment 4 - Translation 82
Assignment 4 - Notes 85
Section 4. Where Do I Go from Here? 87
Appendix A Requisites for Professional Translators 88
Appendix B Translation Techniques 93
Appendix C Translator's Self-Evaluation 97
Appendix D French Technical Dictionaries 101
Appendix E Sources of Translation Work 105
Appendix F Training Programs for Translators 133
Appendix G The Internet 143
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