Re: Career|Skill Advice

Subject: Re: Career|Skill Advice
From: Patricia Egan <capdev -dot- communications -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 4 Nov 2011 02:10:47 -0700

Tedopres also offers two free downloads: a white paper about creating
technical documentation and a very good booklet on Simplified English, an
approach to saving time, money, and grief during the
translation/localisation process.

Here is the link: http://www.simplifiedenglish.net/

Pat

Patricia Egan, MS
Instructor, Technical Communication
UC Berkeley Extension
Co-Chair, LISA Forum @ Berkeley, 2009

On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 8:12 AM, Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 10:47 AM, Kat Kuvinka <katkuvinka -at- hotmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
> >I like your suggestion about translation skills. I find that going into
> localization projects with little understanding is very difficult. Where is
> the best place to get that knowledge?
>
> There's also the Lingo Systems Guide to Translation and Localization.
>
> http://lingosys.com/LearningCenter/guidebook.php
>
> The guide is free and at a little over a hundred pages covers a lot of
> useful information, And Lingo is not the sort of company that sends
> you endless spam once they get their paws on your e-mail address. I
> recently ordered my second copy (my old one was several years old,
> they'd gone through two or three editions in the meantime) and while
> one of their sales folk did call me to offer their translation
> services, he was just doing his due dilligence, and I didn't find the
> contact to be annoying or pressuring in any way.
>
>
>
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References:
Career|Skill Advice: From: Roberta Hennessey
RE: Career|Skill Advice: From: Bruce Megan (ST-CO/ENS5-NA)
RE: Career|Skill Advice: From: Kat Kuvinka
Re: Career|Skill Advice: From: Julie Stickler

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