#TranslatorsOnAir Taking the ATA certification exam feat. @XianSijin Season 3 Episode 3

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    Hey friends!

    I hope you’re having a lovely day!

    Last week we had a fantastic and super-informative webinar with Sijin Xian.

    Sijin shared her experience of taking (and successfully passing) the computerized ATA certification exam. We talked about some common mistakes that translators could make during the exam as well as some ways to prepare for the exam.

    You can watch the replay right here.

    You can  also watch/listen on YouTube or SoundCloud below.

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    Or if you’re super busy, you can check out some of the highlights below.

    Highlights of the Show

    1) Are there any prerequisites to take the ATA certification exam? (view answer)
    2) What was it like to take the computerized ATA certification exam? (view answer)
    3) What are some of the ways to prepare for the ATA certification exam? (view answer)

    To watch the entire episode simply click this link.

    About Sijin

    Born and raised in Sichuan, China, Sijin now lives in Maryland, United States with her Prince Charming, aka husband. She holds a B.A in English from Sichuan International Studies University and an M.A. in international affairs from American University in Washington D.C., where she also worked as a research assistant.

    In this episode you will learn:

    • What it’l like to take the computerized ATA certification exam;
    • What difference make the changes introduced in 2017;
    • Some of the ways to prepare for the ATA certification exam;

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    1) ATA certification exam overview
    2) Examples of permitted & forbidden online resources for the computerized exam
    3) New changes to the certification exam starting in 2017
    4) Practice test
    5) Exam sittings

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    Hugs from Toronto and Nizhny Novgorod!


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    Founder of The Open Mic. Video game localization specialist. I help video game developers, game publishers and localization studios bring their projects to the Russian-speaking gaming community.

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