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OTP Learning Series 09: How to edit titles and descriptions

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    [How to edit titles and descriptions]
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    Before you submit your translation
    or transcription work,
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    don't forget to edit the title
    and description of the talk.
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    You can find the title
    and description dialogue
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    in every TED, TEDx and TED-Ed talk
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    in the top-left corner
    in the subtitle editor.
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    To access that section,
    click the pencil icon.
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    When you are translating a TED talk,
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    fill in the title,
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    speaker's name
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    and description, in your language.
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    When working on TED-Ed videos,
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    in addition to translating
    the title and description,
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    remember to keep the link
    to the full TED-Ed lesson
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    that accompanies the video.
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    Also, translate the phrases
    "Lesson by" and "animation by"
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    at the end of the description.
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    When you are working on a TEDx talk,
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    make sure to use the TEDx title
    and description standards.
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    The standard title format
    uses the talk's title,
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    the speaker's name,
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    and the TEDx event's name,
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    separated with the vertical bar character
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    with a space before and after it.
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    If the title is formatted differently,
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    modify it to match the standard format.
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    Do not add the event's date
    or any other information.
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    TEDx event names are branded terms
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    and should not be translated
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    or written with a space
    between "TEDx" and the event's name.
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    When transcribing
    or translating TEDx talks,
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    please remember to keep the disclaimer
    and translate it in your language.
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    The disclaimer can go before
    or after the description.
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    You will find a link to the official
    translations of the disclaimer
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    in the video description below.
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    The description should
    consist of a short overview of the talk.
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    If it's not too long,
    you can also keep the speaker's bio.
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    If a description is missing,
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    write a short description
    of the talk on your own.
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    Remember that the language
    of the title and description
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    should match the language of the talk.
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    Do not put English titles
    and descriptions on non-English talks.
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    The general text explaining
    what the TEDx program is
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    should be left out
    and should not be translated.
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    After you are done
    with the title and description,
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    you can click "Done" in the dialogue
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    and then submit your work.
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    And for now,
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    happy transcribing and translating!
Title:
OTP Learning Series 09: How to edit titles and descriptions
Description:

This tutorial explains how to edit titles and descriptions in translations of TED and TED-Ed videos and in TEDx transcripts.
You can find the official translations of the TEDx disclaimer at https://goo.gl/9eb7ZK

This video was created for the volunteers working in the TED Open Translation Project. The TED Open Translation Project brings TEDTalks, TED-Ed lessons and TEDxTalks beyond the English-speaking world by offering subtitles, interactive transcripts and the ability for any talk to be translated by volunteers worldwide.
Learn more at http://www.ted.com/participate/translate

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Video Language:
English
Team:
TED
Project:
TED Translator Resources
Duration:
02:49

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