Wordfast Pro Beginner’s Training

Do you want to use Wordfast Pro more efficiently and learn how to leverage its full potential?
 
Learn how to use Wordfast like a Pro!
 

This self-paced training consists of a primer followed by three recorded videos that last 1.5 hours each. You can use the coupon code training-videos to purchase this training for USD 18 (excl. tax).

“I really enjoyed these training sessions and, though I have been using Wordfast for 3 years, they provided tips that will definitely improve my user experience and the quality of my work.”

“Thank you for this training. I was using Wordfast Pro for my job, but I actually didn't understand how to use it well. I think this training will make my work more accurate and professional. Thank you so much!”

 
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DESCRIPTION

 
This training is devoted to setting up and using the general features of Wordfast Pro, version 5.19 or above. Practical exercises will focus on creating and using glossaries and translation memories as well as other important resources. This course is for translators who are new to CAT tools or Wordfast or who have been using Wordfast Pro without any formal training.
 
 
 

COURSE OUTLINE

 

Self-paced Primer

  • What are and why use CAT tools? 
  • Segmentation, translation memories, terminology 
  • Downloading and installing Wordfast Pro 
  • Troubleshooting, tech support & user forums 
  • Translation and workflow assignments
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Session 1: Recorded on Tuesday, 19 January 2021

  • Clarifying concepts: what is a TM, a segment, Glossary, MT, TXLF
  • Creating a translation project, a TM and a glossary
  • Committing segments and adding glossary terms
  • Translating with machine translation (MT)
  • Saving your translated file
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Session 2: Recorded on Tuesday, 26 January 2021

  • Customizing your workspace
  • Working in the editor (functions and buttons)
  • Handling tags, fuzzy matches and repetitions
  • Using live preview
  • Segmentation settings
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Session 3: Recorded on Tuesday, 2 February 2021

  • Analyzing files and pricing
  • Spellchecking and quality control (Transcheck)
  • What is a GLP package (import/export)
  • Organizing your projects
  • Connecting to remote resources 
  • Fuzzy threshold
     

 

TRAINER PROFILE

Philippe LocquetPhilippe Locquet is a plurilingual translator. As a translation technology enthusiast, he shares useful information through trainings, his YouTube channel Fi2Pro and social media. He is Wordfast Academic Program Manager helping academic institutions get the most out of Wordfast to train the next generation of professional translators. Philippe also creates, cleans, shares and maintains securely Translation Memories and Glossaries for his customers.

 

 

COURSE FEE

  • USD 18 (excl. tax) for all three videos

 

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