Work Nature

  • Interpreters convert speech in one language to another, while translators perform a similar function with written text
  • Attending meetings or conferences
  • Listen to speakers' statements to determine meanings and to prepare translations, using electronic listening systems as necessary.
  • Read written materials, such as legal documents, scientific works, or news reports, and rewrite material into specified languages.
  • Accurate and succinct reproduction in the specified language
  • Using technology where appropriate, such as microphones, headphones, telephones, video and the internet
  • The work involves a considerable amount of travel and your hours will be organised to suit your client.
  • Compile information on content and context of information to be translated and on intended audience.  
  • Proofread, edit, and revise translated materials.  
  • Check original texts or confer with authors to ensure that translations retain the content, meaning, and feeling of the original material.  
  • Discuss translation requirements with clients and determine any fees to be charged for services provided.  
  • Adapt translations to students' cognitive and grade levels, collaborating with educational team members as necessary. 

Key Skills

  • Localization and Translation

Occupations

  • Executive in secretarial
  • Transcriptor
  • Translator
  • Writer
  • Interpreter
  • foreign language Expert

Career Analysis

1 Fees
Medium
2 Demand
High
3 Salary
High
4 Level Of Preparation
Medium

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