Translation Bureau course directory and calendar

Consult the directory and calendar below for the full list of workshops offered by the Translation Bureau. You can search by course title and code, course category, target audience, course language, and date. When you select the title of a workshop, you will also be able to see details such as a short description and the target audience, prerequisites, language the workshop will be given in, learning objectives, number of seats available and registration fees.

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Table 1: 2024 to 2025 course calendar
Course title and code Target audience Language Learning methods, dates and length
Affiner sa méthode de travail en traduction (SFE-117) [offered in French only] Specialists in translation, revision or writing (English to French)

French

For the equivalent course in English, please consult Fine-tuning your translation process (SFE-217).

Virtual course (3.5 hours)

  • February 11, 2025, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
  • February 13, 2025, from 8:30 am to 12 pm
  • February 18, 2025, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
  • February 20, 2025, from 8:30 am to 12 pm
  • February 25, 2025, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
  • February 27, 2025, from 8:30 am to 12 pm
Even more practical comparative stylistics (French to English) (SFE-256) [New] Specialists in translation or revision (French to English) English

Virtual course (3.5 hours)

  • November 14, 2024, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
  • January 15, 2024, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
  • February 13, 2025, from 9 am to 12:30 pm
Éviter les ruptures de construction (SFE-115) [offered in French only] Specialists in translation, revision or writing (English to French) French

Virtual course (3.5 hours)

  • October 16, 2025, from 8:30 am to 12 pm
  • October 17, 2025, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
  • November 14, 2025, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
  • February 18, 2025, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
  • February 20, 2025, from 8:30 am to 12 pm
Fine-tuning your translation process (SFE-217) [New] Specialists in translation (French to English)

English

For the equivalent course in French, please consult Affiner sa méthode de travail en traduction (SFE-117).

Virtual course (3.5 hours)

  • October 3, 2024, from 9 am to 12:30 pm
  • December 11, 2024, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
  • January 21, 2025, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
Identifying and naming errors (advanced) (SFE-221) Specialists in translation or revision (French to English)

English

For the equivalent course in French, please consult La caractérisation des fautes (SFE-409).

On request

Initiation à la traduction juridique – Volet II (SFE-165) [offered in French only] Specialists in translation, revision or writing (English to French) French

Virtual course (2 sessions of 3.5 hours)

  • October 29 and 30, 2025, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
  • November 13 and 14, 2025, from 8:30 am to 12 pm
  • January 22 and 23, 2025, from 8:30 am to 12 pm
  • February 11 and 12, 2025, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
Introduction to legal translation: Canada’s constitution, judicial system and legislation, and applicable translation problems (SFE-264) Specialists in translation or revision (French to English)

English

For the equivalent course in French, please consult Initiation à la traduction juridique : Connaissances générales et problèmes fréquents – Volet I (SFE-164).

Virtual course (3 sessions of 3.5 hours)

  • September 23, 24 and 25, 2025, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
  • January 27, 28 and 29, 2025, from 9 am to 12:30 pm
More practical comparative stylistics (French to English) (SFE-255) Specialists in translation or revision (French to English) English

Virtual course (3.5 hours)

  • November 28, 2025, from 9 am to 12:30 pm
  • January 14, 2025, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
  • February 12, 2025, from 9 am to 12:30 pm
Pleins feux sur les prépositions (SFE-110) [offered in French only] Specialists in translation, revision or writing (English to French) French

Virtual course (3.5 hours)

  • December 12, 2025, from 8:30 am to 12 pm
  • December 17, 2025, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
  • January 28, 2025, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
  • January 29, 2025, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
  • January 30, 2025, from 8:30 am to 12 pm
Practical comparative stylistics (French to English) (SFE-253) Specialists in translation or revision (French to English) English

Virtual course (3.5 hours)

  • November 27, 2025, from 9 am to 12:30 pm
  • January 9, 2025, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
Reformuler avec créativité (SFE-109) [offered in French only] Specialists in translation, revision or writing (English to French) French

Virtual course (2 sessions of 3.5 hours)

  • October 29 and 30, 2025, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
  • January 22 and 23, 2025, from 8:30 am to 12 pm
  • February 4 and 5, 2025, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
Revising with the right balance (SFE-224) Specialists in translation or revision (French to English)

English

For the equivalent course in French, please consult Réviser avec doigté (SFE-124).

On request

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