When starting out as a translator it can help to go over some of the tricks that are used in the field. Translating a language is a skill, so it’s always useful to go over some of the initial things that translators learn.
Learning The Terminology
Learning the terminology used in language and translation textbooks, as well as online saves a lot of time when reading resources. It can be easy to forget so many terms, so refreshing the memory can be a great help.
Keeping Up To Date With The Latest Techniques
Translation is always in demand and used regularly, as a result the techniques used to translate languages are constantly evolving with the times. Staying in tune with the latest techniques used in the field saves time and keeps translating feeling fresh.
Consider What Field You Want To Specialise In
This is a tip aimed more at undergraduate and postgraduate students. Figuring out what field to specialise in will allow a student to focus on learning skills, early on, that will be relevant for their profession.