Military Linguistic Test Pashto and Dari

What is it? Developed for the Ministry of Defence, this tests linguists reading, listening, speaking and writing proficiency in Pashto and Dari Who is it for? Interpreters wanting to work for the Ministry of Defence in Afghanistan What is the benefit? thebigword and linguists know that they are at the right level for the job…

Google Reviewer Test

What is it? Developed for Google, this tests reviewer capability Who is it for? Linguists wanting to be a reviewer for Google What is the benefit? thebigword and linguists know that they are at the right level for the job Register/login

An introduction to Continued Professional Development in Translation

CPD Hours: 1 Cost: free What is it? This course explains what Continual Professional Development is, where to get it and its benefits Who is it for? All translators What is the benefit? Learn about professional development and what it can be used for Register/login

An Introduction to Translation Memory

CPD Hours: 1 Cost: £free What is it? An overview of the main features found in translation memory packages and looks at the advantages and disadvantages of translation memory Who is it for? All translators What is the benefit? Gain an understanding of how translation memory works and how to use it effectively Register/login

Honda New Systems Translator Instructions

What is it? Online, interactive and memorable version of the Honda New Systems Translators ‘pack’ including instructions, style guides, appendices and on-line glossaries Who is it for? Honda New Systems Translators What is the benefit? for thebigword – reporting of whom has completed the packs. Translators only use the latest and current glossaries. Translators produce…

Harley Davidson Parts and Accessories Typesetting Instructions

What is it? Online, interactive and memorable version of translator instructions and style guides Who is it for? Typesetters for Harley Davidson What is the benefit? Higher quality of typesetters, less complaints from the client Register/login

Harley Davidson Parts and Accessories Translator Instructions

What is it? Online, interactive and memorable version of translator instructions and style guides Who is it for? Translation pack for HD P&A What is the benefit? Higher quality of translations, ess complaints from the client Register/login

Harley-Davidson Brand Awareness

What is it? Introduction to Who Harley-Davidson are, their history, their values and their ethos. Who is it for? Online compulsary module for linguists working with Harley-Davidson. What is the benefit? A greater understanding of the history and values of the Harley Davidson company. Understanding what tone to use will result in more acceptable translations…

Interpreting for Mental Health Encounters

What is it? Developed in collaboration with South London and Maudsley, Barnet, Enfield and Harringate and Camden and Islington Mental Health Trusts. Introduces mental health, explains the different types and their treatments, covers situations which you may interpret in and explains your role and responsibilities. Who is it for? SLAM Mental Health Trust want all…

Iraq Historical Allegations

What is it? Prepared for the Ministry of Defence. Combination of torture and mental health background information and core interpreter behaviours to train interpreters who will be interpreting for Iraqi POW’s. This course is to desensitise and prepare interpreters. Who is it for? Interpreters working for the Iraq historical allegations trials in Turkey. What is…

New York Department of Education Interpreter Preparation

What is it? Created in collaboration with the New York Department of Education. A course to introduce interpreters to the types of assignment they will be working with, equipment they will be using and how to complete the assignment. Who is it for? New York Department of Education have requested that all interpreters who work…

Over the Phone Interpreting Refresher

What is it? This course gives information about what to expect when you are working in Over The Phone interpreting for our partner, thebigword. Includes essential information about what calls are likely to be received and the expectations on customer service delivery. Who is it for? US ‘Over the Phone’ interpreters What is the benefit?…