Know you have a term in one of your glossaries, but can't find it quickly enough?

Want to create glossaries from long documents or a single keyword in a click?

Then GLOSSARIES FOR INTERPRETERS 2.0: TECH-SAVVY TERMINOLOGY MANAGEMENT will answer these questions - and many more!

Course Contents

In over 30 video lessons, you'll learn how to:

  • Find the right terms for your assignments
  • Turn your old Word and Excel files into easy-to-search glossaries
  • Create and edit digital glossaries
  • Streamline glossary creation with translation suggestions
  • Design visual glossaries
  • Collaborate with colleagues to build glossaries
  • Import, export and print glossaries
  • Use your glossaries to find terms in the blink of an eye
  • Extract terms from monolingual documents
  • Extract terms from parallel documents in multiple languages
  • Automatically generate glossaries
  • Automatically annotate speeches
  • Create a self-translating glossary
  • Use automatic speech recognition for numbers, and
  • Use automatic speech recognition for live terminology look-up

This interactive online course is packed with more than 20 hands-on exercises to help you master the ins and outs of terminology tools.

Want to check out a few lessons before enrolling? Just click on the "Preview" buttons in the course curriculum below.

Course curriculum

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Module 1: How to design glossaries

  • Welcome to Module 1 (1:03)
  • Why terminology matters for interpreters (0:45)
  • Where to find terms (3:20)
  • What glossaries should include (1:46)
  • Why go digital (2:59)
  • BONUS: Search for terms in IATE with the new interpreters' view (4:02)
  • BONUS: Search for terms with Juremy (5:21)
  • Module 1 recap

Module 2: Terminology Management
  • Welcome to Module 2 (1:18)
  • Creating and editing a glossary with Interpreters' Help (4:26) (Preview this lesson!)
  • Exporting, importing and printing glossaries: Interpreters' Help (3:11)
  • Using translation suggestions with InterpretBank (3:14)
  • Visual glossaries: A first look at Airtable (3:52)
  • An introduction to collaborative glossaries (1:30)
  • Advanced collaboration features (6:40)
  • Organizing your glossaries (1:44)
  • Using a glossary in the booth (2:30) (Preview this lesson!)
  • Other glossary tools (0:50)
  • BONUS: How do you actually use a glossary during an assignment? (5:28)
  • Module 2 recap

Module 3: Terminology extraction

  • Welcome to Module 3 (1:12)
  • Introduction to terminology extraction (2:16) (Preview this lesson!)
  • Manual terminology extraction using a tablet (2:55)
  • Manual terminology extraction from parallel documents (2:28)
  • Automatic terminology extraction with InterpretBank (3:16)
  • Automatic terminology extraction with SketchEngine (2:37)
  • Module 3 recap

Module 4: Automate your terminology
  • Welcome to Module 4 (0:45)
  • Self-translating glossaries (4:02)
  • Automatic glossary generation (2:23) (Preview this lesson!)
  • Automatic speech annotation (1:44)
  • Module 4 recap

Module 5: Automatic speech recognition meets terminology

  • Welcome to Module 5 (0:38)
  • An introduction to automatic speech recognition (2:44)
  • Using automatic speech recognition for figures (2:31)
  • Using automatic speech recognition for live terminology look-up (2:08)
  • Module 5 recap

What's next?

  • So which tool should I pick? (12:21)
  • Next steps (1:55)
  • Leave a review

Tutorials, Questions and Answers

  • Confidentiality (4:57)
  • Customize dictionaries and resources in InterpretBank (6:08)
  • Bonus: Manage terminology with Notion

Software discounts

  • InterpretBank
  • Interpreters' Help
  • interplex
  • Juremy

  • Glossaries with interplex webinar - March 2021 (75:14)
  • Learn vocab in a flash webinar ️ - May 2021 (67:22)
  • Manage your glossaries with InterpretBank webinar - June 2021 (68:47)
  • Live Q&A with Josh - August 2021 (75:38)
  • Manage glossaries - and your entire interpreting career - with Airtable - October 2021 (72:17)

What others are saying about this course
I have finished my Glossaries 2.0 course, and I’m madly in love with what I can do now.
Lilia Pino Blouin
Conference Interpreter

The terminology management course has been immensely helpful - I have my first conference coming up after graduation this week and it has turbocharged my preparation.

Zoe Qian
Conference Interpreter

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Your instructor

Josh Goldsmith is a UN and EU accredited translator and interpreter working from Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese and Catalan into English. He splits his time between interpreting, translating, and working as a trainer and researcher focusing on the intersection between interpreting, technology and education. As Founder and Chief Educational Officer of techforword, Josh shares tips about technology, translation and interpreting in conferences and workshops, academic articles, as co-host of the Innovation in Translation and Innovation in Interpreting Summits, and at techforword insiders, the premiere online community for tech-savvy language professionals.

  • When does the course start and finish?
    The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
  • How long do I have access to the course?
    How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
  • What if I am unhappy with the course?
    We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
  • How long does the course take to complete?
    This course includes more than 30 video lessons and over 20 interactive activities that will help you to master the ins and outs of terminology tools for interpreters. You can watch the videos as many times as you wish, and spend as long as you want on the interactive activities. The course usually takes about 6 hours to complete, and is worth 6 continuing education credits.
  • Do you offer student discounts?
    Yes, we offer a 50% student discount. Please send an email with a scanned copy of your student ID to, and we'll send you a code to take 50% off this course when you register.
  • What device(s) do I need to enroll?
    This course is platform-independent, and covers programs that work on Mac, Windows, tablets, and even your smartphone!
  • Are closed captions available for this course?
    Yes, all of the videos in the course are subtitled.
  • Can I give someone this course as a gift?
    Absolutely! We’re happy to create a gift card you can send to the recipient. Please drop us an email at to arrange the details.

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