Who Should Attend?

  • University individuals majoring in English literature or translation, particularly freshmen and sophomores 
  • Any qualified person interested in translation, particularly those interested in developing their translation skills in media translation

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the capability and competency in translating documents usually between English and Arabic
  • Outline the professional and ethical standards required for professional translators
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of different translation tools used in the field (such as dictionaries, software, internet search among others)

Course Duration:12 days

Course Content

  • Leafing of a newspaper
  • General characteristics of mass media register
  • Mechanisms used by mass media translators
  • Journalistic sub-genres in general
  • Translation of news items
  • Translation of news reports
  • Translation of news commentaries


Topics to be covered

Day 1 Corporate Communications (1)
Day 2 Corporate Communications (2)
Day 3 Brochures and Other Marketing Materials (1)
Day 4 Brochures and Other Marketing Materials (2)
Day 5 Time management and mental processing
Day 6 First TestDiscussion of test results
Day 7 Multimedia Presentations (1)
Day 8 Multimedia Presentations (2)
Day 9 Press release translation (1)
Day 10 Press release translation (2)
Day 11 Web content
Day 12 Second TestDiscussion of test results


Material given during the training: Compiled translated material related to the course

Before the course

Each delegate will be asked to complete a Pre-Course Assessment Form to determine their current level and objectives for attending the course. The content of such Form will be used by the trainer only to give tailored training that is focused on each group of delegates.

At the end of the course

Each delegate will be asked to complete an Individual Development Plan and Vocational Completion Certificate.

Course fees


* Discounts available for multiple bookings