Wordfast Classic for Beginners
- Translate, edit and proofread MS Word documents
- Create a glossary and add terminology to it during a translation session
- Import glossaries from Excel or Word files
- Clean-up a document
- Analyze a document before quoting for time management
- Use placeables
- Customize your configuration
- Run a concordance search across one or several translation memories
E-learning modules to be completed during the week before the training (2 hours):
- Why use CAT tools?
- Segmentation, Translation Memory, additional functions
- Downloading and installing Wordfast Classic
- Creating a translation memory
- Creating a glossary
Classroom training (6 hours):
09:00 - 12:30
|How to create a translation memory (TM), Open segments, protecting delimiters, closing a translation session, resuming a translation session, cancel a segment, force segmentation, copy the source segment, expand/shrink segments, provisional segments, revising a segmented document|
|12:30 - 13:30||Lunch|
|13:30 - 16:50||Cleaning up your document after translating |
Preview, analyze a document, understand the results of an analysis
Handling placeables: preview, selecting placeables, copying placeables, customizing placeables
|16:50 - 17:00||Questions & Answers, Evaluations|
Alignment using PlusTools (time permitting)
The on-line webinar version of this course consists of two 2-hour sessions. Please see the training calendar for webinar dates and prices.
Prerequisites - IT RequirementsWorking knowledge of MS Word and fluent in English.
Trainees must bring their own laptop for the training with an installed version of Wordfast Classic. If you are having problems installing the software please contact trainer before the training day.
PriceThe price varies depending on the training location. Please see the calendar for pricing information.
Note: Trainees who have paid for and received a training session of at least one full day are eligible to a discount (over 25%) on a Wordfast license they buy for themselves.
Return on investment or reimbursed!
We guarantee to refund you 100% of the course fee after one month if you haven’t seen a return on your investment. This of course will be based on your honest assessment of whether you have been applying what you learned to translate better and faster.