The Basic Components of Professional Competence of Freelance Translators
Abstract: Professional competence is an important part of the translator's comprehensive ability, and the professionalism of a freelance translator has its peculiar implications. By initiating the three aspects, marketing competence, industrial competence and autonomous competence, this paper attempts to explore some new ideas for the study of professional competence in translation industry. In light of the high demand for talented translators in today's society, this paper advocates the greater interaction between translator training and market, and the reform of the curriculum design and disciplinary construction for graduate and undergraduate professional translation education.
Key words: freelance translator; professional ability; translation education