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asked in category: General Last Updated: 19th April, 2020

What is ATA exam?

An ATA certification examination is a three-hour, open-book, proctored exam that offers the candidate three passages of about 225 to 275 words each (actual text for passages with English as a source language and the English equivalent for passages with English as a target language).

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Also to know is, how do I prepare for a translation exam?

Some advice on how to prepare for a translation school entrance

  1. Do translation exercises to train for your exam.
  2. Don't be overly impressed by other students who arrive at the entrance exam boasting perfect knowledge of three, four or more foreign languages.
  3. The evening before the exam, listen to music, relax, do something fun.

Also Know, how do I become a certified Spanish translator? How to Become a Spanish Interpreter

  1. Step 1: Earn a Bachelor's Degree. While there are a variety of interpreter courses and degree options most interpreters need to have at least a bachelor's degree.
  2. Step 2: Gain Experience.
  3. Step 3: Obtain Spanish Interpreter Certification.
  4. Step 4: Participate in Continuing Education.

Similarly, you may ask, what qualifications do you need to be a translator?

Although interpreters and translators typically need at least a bachelor's degree, the most important requirement is that they be fluent in at least two languages (English and at least one other language).

How do you get certified as an interpreter?

The requirements to apply for national certification as healthcare interpreter through CCHI are:

  1. Be at least 18 years old.
  2. Have at least a U.S. high school diploma (or GED) or its equivalent from another country.
  3. Complete a minimum of 40 hours of medical interpreting training (academic or non-academic program)

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