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How to choose a translation school
Translation is an activity that involves the interpretation of the meaning of a source text in one language, to a target text or translation in another language. A distinction is made between translating (referred to transfer ideas expressed in writing, between languages) and interpreting (referred to transfer ideas expressed orally, between languages).
Translation is one of the most growing areas in university education and you may choose to study translation in several languages. For people interested in translation or interpretation, evidently the most important skill is knowledge of at least two, if not multiple languages. Some of the potential language studies might include: Spanish language studies, French language studies, African language studies, German language studies, Italian language studies, Near Eastern and Judaic language studies, Asian language studies, Asian language studies, Portuguese language studies and Russian language studies.
School quality depends on many characteristics, not all easily measurable, and not all equally important for each individual. When choosing a translation school, there are a lot of things you should consider: