TWC110

Chinese/English Translation

This course is ideal for bilingual Chinese and English speakers who want to pursue careers as freelance translators in North America. It may also benefit working professionals who translate in business or social settings.

Overview

Location: Online
Duration: 12 weeks
Tuition: $795

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Upcoming Offerings

Start Date
Schedule
Location
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Start DateThu, Apr 13, 2023
Schedule
  • Thu, Apr 13, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Apr 20, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Apr 27, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, May 4, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, May 11, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, May 18, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, May 25, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Jun 1, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Jun 8, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Jun 15, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Jun 22, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Jun 29, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
LocationOnline
InstructorKit Yee Cheng
Cost$795.00
Seats Available29
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Start DateThu, Sep 14, 2023
Schedule
  • Thu, Sep 14, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Sep 21, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Sep 28, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Oct 5, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Oct 12, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Oct 19, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Oct 26, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Nov 2, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Nov 9, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Nov 16, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Nov 23, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Nov 30, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
LocationOnline
InstructorKit Yee Cheng
Cost$795.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister

What you will learn

After completing this course, you’ll be able to do the following:

  • Transfer meaning between Chinese and English precisely and concisely in official documents, marketing projects and business materials
  • Use standard editing techniques and translation equipment and software
  • Analyze and contrast English and Chinese syntax
  • Enter the translation market in North America and build a client base
  • Manage your time and set pricing for freelance work
  • Identify professional certification options in B.C. and Canada

How you will learn and be evaluated

  • Prepare to spend six to ten hours per week on coursework
  • Expect reading and other assignments on a weekly basis
  • Plan to access the course at least twice a week to keep up with your work and group assignments

You will be evaluated on a pass/fail basis on:

  • Assignments (indvidual and group)
  • Participation in online discussions
  • Quizzes and examinations
  • Final project

Learning Materials

No textbook is required. We will provide all course materials online.

Technical Requirements

For online courses, you will need a computer with audio and microphone that is connected to the internet. Canvas is the online system that will be used for the course. For more information and online support, visit Online Learning.

Language requirements

To succeed in this course, you must be proficient in written English and Mandarin Chinese and able to communicate verbally. You should also be able to input English and Chinese on computers and/or mobile devices.