How to prepare for the Diploma in Translation

Finding a job in the translation industry may seem like an overwhelming prospect, but with some preparation, you can ace your DipTrans exam and set yourself up for success. Here are some tips to help you prepare for your Diploma in Translation.

The flipped classroom

In most classrooms today students come in, they take their seats, and the teacher walks through a presentation of content. In the flipped classroom extension, activities are used to reinforce the learning, that’s where true mastery of content takes place.

Examination histrionics

As occurs year on year, and most especially following the Easter half-term watershed when most have sat their mocks, we embark on that period when the stark reality of the impending summer formal examinations can no longer be avoided. This realisation dawns on a sizable majority of Sixth Formers and Year 11 pupils that something significant is going to have to be done if they are to get anywhere near the predictions of some two years previously, based on some form of statistical rule of thumb or a teacher’s finger-in-the-air analysis of potential.