Classes for translators
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A past participant says: “After muddling along rudderless for many years (and earning a correspondingly mediocre income) I took my first class with Training for Translators, “Beyond the Basics of Freelancing.” The content, homework, and collegial support provided the inspiration I needed to move my freelance business into higher gear, and the subsequent concrete increase to my income led me to enroll in other courses.” Fast-forward a couple of years: my more diversified portfolio of clients now provides me with steady, interesting work, and my income has more than doubled to reach six figures. These courses are a wise investment in yourself!”
Instructor: Corinne McKay
Next session begins: October 27, 2020
Description: A four-week course for freelancers who want to work with direct clients. Create an achievable plan for identifying, targeting, and successfully working with direct clients
Instructor: Paula Arturo
Next session begins: October 26, 2020
Description: A “mini law school” for anyone who translates or interprets legal material but didn’t go to law school. Each week focuses on a different pillar of the legal system: torts, contracts, property, and constitutional law.
Instructor: Eve Lindemuth Bodeux
Next session begins: October 26, 2020
Description: A four-week challenge group to boost your active speaking and listening skills in your non-native language(s).
Instructor: Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo
Next session begins: November 10, 2020
Description: Learn to write better web and marketing copy for your own business, or offer copywriting as an additional service to your clients.
Past participants say…
“At the start of this year I decided to invest in myself and take Corinne McKay’s course Beyond the Basics of Freelancing. The course was fantastic, full of lots of interesting materials and useful tips and tricks on how to move forward with our businesses. I was particularly struck with how generous Corinne is with her time and how she makes herself available on conference calls, inviting questions to answer and debating business issues with fellow translators. If you are wondering how to move up a gear in your business and take it to the next level, studying the BBF course is an excellent way to help you do that.” -Jason Willis-Lee, MITI
“The coaching group definitely gave me a strong incentive to work on marketing every day because of the built-in accountability. I miss the calls now! Overall, I’m very glad I did it, and I don’t think I would ever have done this much work on my own!” -a participant in the advanced coaching and accountability group
“Neither in my undergraduate classes in education nor in some of the more practical classes I took as part of my MA in English (including the course connected to my assistantship as a writing consultant) did I ever experience one course that delivered as much precise and helpful information as Corinne’s course.”- a participant in “Getting Started as a Freelance Translator“
“This class offers a great overview of all the essential aspects of book translation and helped me narrow in on the best avenues to pursue based on my background and interests. One of the best parts of the class was the opportunity to get direct feedback from Corinne and to ask her so many questions.” -a participant in “Breaking Into the Book Translation Market“
“Simply put, this is one of the finest resources for any translator. No matter what your specialization is, I guarantee you will take something away from Corinne’s online course. For those just starting, it will instruct and guide. For veterans, it can remind and reaffirm. In either case, you’ll definitely enjoy the experience!”
“Corinne is a blessing to all of us translators that have not reached terminal velocity yet. She is very knowledgeable about all aspects of a freelance translator’s challenges and has great passion for helping her students. Her books are great, but her online course is even better, because you take a feeling of “I can do this!” from it. I had a big increase in income the year after I took Corinne’s course and I attribute a large portion of that success to Corinne. I could not think of a better way to give your freelancing career a big boost than taking her course. Very inspirational, very valuable information, great program all-round!”
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Copywriting: for your clients and for your business$365.00 Add to cart
Legal concepts and terminology for translators$365.00 Add to cart
Marketing to Direct Clients$365.00 Add to cart
Medical concepts and terminology for translators and interpreters$380.00 Read more
September master class: Direct client marketing, for people who think they can’t$75.00 Read more
Supercharge your second language skills$75.00 Add to cart