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ATA Exam Preparation Workshop

When:
April 11, 2015 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
2015-04-11T13:30:00-05:00
2015-04-11T17:00:00-05:00
Where:
Plaza Verde (Suite 203)
1516 E Lake St
Minneapolis MN 55407
Cost:
$120.00
Contact:
David Coats

In order to accommodate more attendees, this workshop which was scheduled for March 14th, has been reprogrammed for April 11th.

PRESENTERS:

• Larry Bogoslaw (ATA-Certified, Russian-English, Spanish-English)
• Claudia Giannini (ATA-Certified, English-Spanish)

This workshop is for translators who are working in the following language pairs:

ENG>SPA, SPA>ENG and RUS>ENG

Participants will receive an ATA Practice Exam of approximately 250 words (cost of the exam included in the cost of registration for the workshop) after registration. The participants must then translate it and return it to the presenters promptly. They will then correct the translation per ATA standards. At the workshop, translation challenges will be analyzed, and possible solutions discussed.

The presenters will also explain how exams are graded and present “coaching strategies” on ways to prepare in advance, what to bring with you, and how to manage your time during the exam.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: Translators who work in any of the ATA-certified language pairs and are eligible to take the exam (visit www.atanet.org for current eligibility requirements).

REGISTER SOON – Deadline for registration is March 30th!
After you register, we will send you a practice test and further instructions.

WHERE:AbraPalabra, at 1516 East Lake Street, suite 203 (2nd floor), Minneapolis, MN 55407.

Located in Plaza Verde Building at the intersection of East Lake Street and Bloomington. Parking behind Heart of the Beast. The entrance to the parking lot is on 15th Ave. S (not from Bloomington). There is also free parking on the streets (Parking meters are M-F)

CEU’S: This workshop will be valid for 3 ATA Continuing Education Credits.

NOTE: There will be an exam sitting in the Twin Cities on Saturday, May 9th.

For more information about the exam, check the ATA website.
Attendance at this event presumes acceptance of the use of photographs of the event for UMTIA promotional material

 

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