Instructions for Translating the Practice Test Passage

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Practice Test for the ATA Certification Exam

Instructions for Translating the Practice Test Passage

When doing your translations keep the following in mind:

  • Follow the instructions provided in the practice test email.

  • You are encouraged to simulate the conditions of the actual certification exam.

  • Write your practice test code number on the upper right-hand corner of each sheet of paper you use. Do not put your name or membership number on any of the pages of your practice test translation. This is to ensure the confidentiality of the grading process.

  • Your results will be emailed to you.

  • Your test will be graded according to the same standards used for the certification exam. Errors will be marked and you will be given a “Pass” or “Fail” grade. Please allow at least six to eight weeks for processing, since graders are active translators located around the country and overseas. There are no exceptions.

  • Should you have questions about the practice test or the certification exam, do not hesitate to contact ATA Headquarters.