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A Guide to ATA Certification

September 29, 2016

If you have questions about the Certification Exam, this webinar is for you!

In this ATA webinar, two experienced graders will provide a detailed explanation of the exam process, including how exam passages are graded and how candidates can prepare. The goal is to demystify this challenging professional credential so that candidates enter the process fully informed.

What will you learn?

  • Basic exam procedures and instructions
  • Update on the computerized exam option
  • What the exam tests for
  • How to avoid some common errors

About the Presenters

Michèle Hansen is an ATA-certified translator (F>E) specializing in medical, pharmaceutical and global health. She has taught F>E medical translation for the University of Chicago and NYU certificate programs, and serves as the Deputy Chair of Certification Committee.

Holly Mikkelson is an associate professor of translation and interpreting at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. She is a federally certified court interpreter and ATA-certified translator with four decades of professional experience in the field. She has taught classes and workshops all over the world and has written many articles and books on various aspects of interpreting. She is the author of the acclaimed Acebo training manuals for court and medical interpreters.

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September 29, 2016
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Presenter(s): Michèle Hansen, Holly Mikkelson
Duration: 60 minutes
Presenting Language(s): Presented in English
Level: All

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