T12-Terminology for Legal Settings-Level 2

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Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Business of Translation and Interpreting

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Start time:Sep 19, 2013 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 90 minutes.

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Summary:This session will provide information and terminology at an INTERMEDIATE level used in the different legal systems and courts of law. It is suitable for translators and interpreters who plan to work or are already working in the field and who want to expand their vocabulary and understanding of concepts at the level of a paralegal. Although based mostly on terms widely used in the USA, terms used in other countries are also introduced. (The session is language-neutral delivered in English but appropriate for any language pair.)
This 90 minute session covers hundreds of terms at an intermediate --paralegal level-- as used in legal encounters, the courts, and other legal settings. It describes terms used in USA and the UK as well as other countries and presents a systematic approach to word building and term comprehension.

This is a fast-pace, intense, session with an upbeat and lively mood, that requires full engagement on the part of the participant in terms of ACTIVE listening, individual thinking and processing of information, as well as hands-on note-taking and interactive activities. HANDS-ON exercises will also be suggested to be completed AFTER the session.

This is one more session that forms part of the bundles focusing on the progressive acquisition of skills in terminology used in legal settings, healthcare and medicine, and finance and business, and tips on how to build better glossaries.
Target audience
Learning objectives
- Define, describe, and identify intermediate-level terminology generally used in law and the courts
- Discover and recognize listings of terminology used in complex legal situations
- Evaluate study material and resources to improve vocabulary
Sufficient command of English to understand the session.
Preferably, to have taken the T07-Elementary Terminology in Legal Settings
Preferably, some experience in the field of legal translation or interpreting
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Introduction and explanation of approximately 400 terms used in law and the courts.
Virtual platform system requirements
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For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000 (Linux is not supported)
• Required: Internet Explorer® 6.0 or newer, or Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled) . If needed, download Java here.
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better recommended
• Recommended: Minimum of Pentium® class 1GHz CPU with 512 MB of RAM (2 GB of RAM for Windows Vista)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®), OS X 10.5 (Leopard®), OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard®)
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 2.0 or newer; (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better recommended
• Required: PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor, 512 MB of RAM or better

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.


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 Claudia Brauer    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Claudia became a trainer of translators and interpreters in 2011, after 35 years of experience as a translator and interpreter. She is also a speaker, writer and blogger on topics related to the current state of the translation and interpreting industry.

She has designed and delivered more than 300 hours of proprietary content and uses her wikis to freely disseminated some 25 copyrighted tools designed to help translators and interpreters in the 21st century virtual village.

The vision of BrauerTraining is to educate translators and interpreters, so they may become great quality professionals with a high code of ethics, embracing technology to remain competitive in today's world.

Claudia can be found on the web at http://brauertraining.com and on Twitter as @Brauer21Century.

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