Following on from successful sold-out sessions, I am returning to teach another class on editing and proofreading class for Training for Translators. Entitled Editing and proofreading for into-English translators, it will take place from September 15 – October 12, 2020. I will teach four units, as follows.
- Proofreading. Let’s start with the basics. Get them right, every time. Fundamental skills for any text.
- Monolingual revision. You have one text in front of you. Let’s improve it. Perhaps it was written by a non-native English speaker?
- Bilingual revision. We’ll focus on editing the work of other translators.
- Self-editing. We finish with the hardest skill. How can we best edit our own work – including in two common circumstances – haste due to impending deadline, and blindness due to repeatedly rereading.