Wordfast-PRO – Level 1

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Topics: Software, tools & computing
Wordfast training

Course summary
Start time:May 3, 2011 14:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: from 14:00 GMT to 17:30 GMT. (total 3:30 hours total) Check what time the course is running in your local time here

Schedule:
Part 1:
  • 2 hours of class + Q&A
    - 15 min break
    Part 2:
  • 1:15 hour of class + final Q&A.

    Participation fee includes:

    • Access to training session with Q&A and hands on excercises with Wordfast Certified Trainer.
    • Unlimited access to the session recording
    • Sample files and presentation ppt.
    • Cerificates of attendance.

    Purchase of Wordfast license is not necessary to take this training. Attendees can download an install the Wordfast Pro demo license to complete the course at the download section at www.wordfast.net. If you are interested in buying a full license, check http://www.proz.com/tgb/ to get the best price in the market.
  • Language:inglés
    Description
    Learn how to set up and use the general features of Wordfast PRO from what a TM is to the output of the final translated document.

    Course program:

    1) General knowledge about CAT TOOLS
    2) What is a TM and how it works
    3) What is a GLOSSARY and how it works
    4) How to create a Translation Project with Wordfast-PRO
    5) Translation flow process
    6) Output of the final translated document.
    Prerequisites
    None.
    Purchase of Wordfast license is not necessary to take this training. The software features will be presented via the trainer’s machine.
    Software and system requirements
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    Virtual platform system requirements

    For PC-based Users:

    • 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 (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.

    Recommendations

    • For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
    • For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
    • We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

    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 and payment information
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    Click on the buy button on the right to purchase your seat

    Steps to take your training:

    To register in this session please click on the "register and pay later" button on the right. Your status will be marked as "registered" and it will indicate only your interest in the training session. Status changes to registered and paid when payment is processed and informed to ProZ.com.

    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.
    Trainer
     Paolo Sebastiani    View feedback | View all courses
    Bio: Paolo Sebastiani is an English-Italian, French-Italian and German-Italian Professional Translator with over 20 years of experience in Italy and abroad. He obtained his first University degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Urbino in 1991 and his second University degree in Political Studies, at the same University in the year 2000. He founded his Translation Agency, Eurolingua, in 1994 and since then has been working as translator, interpreter and Cat-Tool official Trainer. He has organized many in-person training courses about Wordfast, SDL Trados and Atril Dejavu in different Italian towns and as a ProZ.com Professional Trainer, has run many Wordfast-PRO, Wordfast-Classic and Wordfast-Anywhere training sessions for progressive knowledge acquisition with excellent feedbacks.
    Paolo lives in Rimini, Italy
    Comments about this course

    Wordfast-PRO – Level 1

    Sara_Translator Identity Verified
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    Great instructorApr 8, 2011

    The instructor is wonderful! New to Wordfast last year, I had an emergency at 3am EST and found Paolo Sebastiani's name and contact information on Proz and contacted him in Europe. He was easy to reach and was able to guide me through all my problems/questions through Skype calls. He was readily available and very helpful - I highly recommend his services! I look forward to this course.

     

    Scribae-Ling (X) Identity Verified
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    Thank you very much, Paolo for your Wordfast Level 1 trainingMay 5, 2011

    Being obliged to used Wordfast Pro for an agency, it makes things much clearer after your training. Your explanations were very clear. However, I must get very familiar with this CAT Tool, that is not so easy to work with when you do not have Wordfast logics (for instance, the "create project" was not at all obvious and logical for me). The training guided me to the basic use of Wordfast and one thing that is most appreciable Paolo is available through Skype for any question we may have further ... See more
    Being obliged to used Wordfast Pro for an agency, it makes things much clearer after your training. Your explanations were very clear. However, I must get very familiar with this CAT Tool, that is not so easy to work with when you do not have Wordfast logics (for instance, the "create project" was not at all obvious and logical for me). The training guided me to the basic use of Wordfast and one thing that is most appreciable Paolo is available through Skype for any question we may have further to the training. Thanks again.Collapse


     

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    Extremely satisfied (5 out of 5)
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