Translation & Interpretation Workshop Series

Translation & Interpretation Workshop Series

KCR and the Refugee Response Team are pleased to announce a series of interpretation and translation workshops.  The workshops are free to all participants and will be held virtually over Zoom between mid-January and early February 2023.

Bekircan (John) Tahberer, certified by Society of Translators and Interpreters of BC, will facilitate a range of courses for new and experienced translators and interpreters alike. These workshops include information and training on effective communication, best practices for interpreters and translators, official document translation, paths to accreditation, and working with translator agencies.

For more information, email ac.rcknull@TRR.

January 17, 2023 – 10:00-12:30: Official Document Translations
Guidelines and tips on the translation of various legal documents to be submitted to government agencies, schools and other private entities.
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81953466785?pwd=N29oazR6MHoyYmlQWlpXV0JJWmVOdz09

January 20, 2023 – 10:00-12:30: Best Practices for Professional Interpreters
Guidelines and tips on various interpreting settings such as community, medical, court and business interpreting.
Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82302748147?pwd=TnoyakpPVURCWlkvQlkzemtKelErdz09

January 24, 2023 – 10:00-12:30: Paths to Accreditation and Certification as a Translator and Interpreter in Canada
How to be a member of a professional Society (i.e. STIBC) and the Certification Exam.
Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84215837754?pwd=L3dnaFY5Vm41R0oycXRhY2dFc3JOZz09

January 27, 2023 – 10:00-12:30: Working with Translation Agencies
Guidelines and tips on how to approach translation agencies and how to avoid scam and abuse by imposter agencies.
Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82175536043?pwd=SVVRT2VKT2ZLaUxwTGhlSlpuYUZodz09

January 31, 2023 – 10:00-12:30: Writing Business Letters and E-mails-Effective Communication Techniques
Effective communication techniques.
Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88934031606?pwd=NWJPbGt0VDFwR3pnSG1xdVp4YmJ6UT09

February 3, 2023– 10:00-12:30: Official Document Translations
Guidelines and tips on the translation of various legal documents to be submitted to government agencies, schools and other private entities.
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89385603389?pwd=MmxlOFBvZERQYmFDM255eWhoRTk3QT09

February 7, 2023 – 10:00-12:30: Best Practices for Professional Interpreters
Guidelines and tips on various interpreting settings such as community, medical, court and business interpreting.
Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84829911424?pwd=aU1NcjdXcFFTMDhZZjIvdVAvZTc4QT09

Thank you to RRT funders.

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