Language rules to follow unless stated otherwise.
A must-read for newly qualified Gengo translators.
An introduction to Gengo tests and quality standards.
Common errors new translators often make.
Simple guides on translation fundamentals for beginner translators.
These tools and training materials will help you fine-tune your skills and approach.
1 – The translation process
Processes are important to translation work. This lesson proposes a basic process to improve quality and efficiency.
2 – How to handle new terms
Tips and tricks for researching and translating difficult terms — find exactly what you’re looking for in less time.
3 – Making text sound natural
Lesson 3 explains how to avoid the common pitfall of producing translations that sound translated.
4 – The Art of Revision
A comprehensive overview of revision — arguably the most important step in the translation process.
5 – Computer skills
Gengo translators who master basic computer skills and software suites are a step above the rest.
6 – Time management
How to estimate capacity and track progress against time so you never miss a deadline and always produce final work.
7 – Communication skills
This lesson focuses on developing your communication style and approach so as to deliver a smooth customer experience.
8 – Translation ethics
Lesson 8 introduces ethical considerations for translators and strategies for dealing with difficult situations.
9 – How to be a better translator
Great translators continuously maintain their language skills and cultural knowledge. Find out why in Lesson 9.