Glossaries without borders - translate better and faster

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Course summary
Start time:May 21, 2010 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Time and date: Friday May 21st 16:00 to 18:00 GMT

Summary:Is it possible to save time and make more money by creating and using glossaries? This course will make a case that yes, it is possible. The full proceeds for the presenter from this presentation will be donated to Doctors Without Borders, an organization that is helping in Chile and Haiti.
Glossaries without borders - translate better and faster
By attending this webinar you are contributing to the relief efforts in Haiti and Chile. The full proceeds for the presenter from this presentation will be donated to Doctors Without Borders, an organization that is helping in Chile and Haiti.

What is it about?
It is about using glossaries to:
- make your work as a translator more efficient, saving time and making more money
- improve the quality of your translations and get more customers and better pay because of that.

What will I get out of it?
1. Reasons why you should use glossaries in your daily translations
2. Practical tips on what kind of terms you should have in your glossary


1. Why create glossaries?

2. What to have in a glossary? Types of terms that you should add

3. How glossaries save time and money? Using CAT tools

4. What to have in a glossary? Twenty categories of terms that you should add

What’s included?
A copy of the PowerPoint slides will be provided to remind participants of the key points and lessons learned.

The recording of this session will be available for all webinar attendees.
System requirements
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For PC-based Organizers and Attendees

• Required: Windows® 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

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: Microphone and speakers (USB headset recommended)


• You need an Internet connection and a separate telephone, so that we can talk to you whilst presenting the training.
• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a telephone headset or hands-free speaker phone.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.
• Please mute your phone during the training course to ensure that there is no background noise during the audio section.

Courses will be open half an hour before the start time. Please login before the start time to ensure that everything on your system is working correctly.
Registration & payment information
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Click on the buy button on the right to purchase your seat

Participation fee includes:

• access to webinar session.
• unlimited access to the webinar recording.

How do I purchase my spot?

To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

How do I access the online platform?

72 hours before the webinar takes place, you will receive an invitation to join the session. Please, click the registration link or button provided in the invitation email and complete the registration form.
Created by
Silvio Picinini    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Silvio has been an experienced freelance translator for 17 years, and like all of us, has been looking for more efficient ways to translate. Besides being a freelancer, Silvio has worked as an in-house translator for Oracle, in the United States, for 5 years. Silvio has also experience working for Lionbridge Technologies, a very large language service provider, in positions related to terminology and quality.

Silvio lives in Colorado, USA, with his wife and son. He has three dogs: Lex, Niko and Chewbacca, and likes puns.

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