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Solving Common Spanish Grammar Issues 2-Part Workshop

June 29 / 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2024

If you’re ready to level up your Spanish translation skills, this virtual workshop is your ticket to mastering the intricacies of Spanish grammar.

This is a two-part workshop held on:

Saturday, June 29th from 12pm to 3pm ET.

Saturday, July 6th from 12pm to 3pm ET.

In this dynamic workshop, you’ll dive deep into essential grammar topics, including:

  • Non-personal verb forms. 
  • Subjunctive and conditional tenses.
  • Active and passive voice (focusing on the passive with “se”).
  • Pronominal forms and grammatical agreement.

This interactive workshop will feature live exercises and real-world examples, ensuring an immersive and engaging learning experience. But why stop there? By attending, you’ll gain a competitive edge in the translation market. Elevate the quality of your translations and interpreting with superior Spanish grammar skills to set yourself apart from the competition. Plus, rest assured knowing you’re up to date with the latest rules from the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE), ensuring accuracy and professionalism in your work.

Don’t miss this opportunity to boost your translation expertise! Sign up now and take your Spanish-language proficiency to new heights.

In this workshop, you’ll learn to:

  1. Understand how to use subjunctive and conditional tenses.
  2. Properly use non-personal forms of verbs.
  3. Avoid the use of the passive voice in Spanish.
  4. Understand the correct uses of pronominal forms.
  5. Check for grammatical agreement.

About the Presenter

Mayra Franke has been an English>Spanish translator since 2004 in Guatemala. She is a professor at two universities in Guatemala and a freelance instructor and copy editor. She has a master’s degree in linguistics and Hispanic lexicography from the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE). She received a grant at the Guatemalan Spanish Language Academy (AGL), corresponding to the Association of Academies of the Spanish Language (part of RAE). Her publications include a style manual for college students and grammar resources for the Guatemalan National Core Curriculum. She was a speaker at the XVII International Lexicology and Lexicography Congress organized by the Peruvian Spanish Language Academy.

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Details

Date:
June 29
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
EDT
Event Category:
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Presenter(s): Mayra Franke
Duration: 6 hours
Presenting Language(s): Spanish
Level: Advanced
ATA CEPs: 6

Code of Conduct

ATA is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all participants. By registering for this event, you agree to abide by the Code of Conduct for Virtual Programs.

 


Venue

Zoom Online

Organizer

American Translators Association
Phone:
+1-703-683-6100
Email:
ata@atanet.org
Website