What a level do I choose in order to become a translator

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Hello I'm about to receive my GCSE results, and select my a levels. I'd like become a translator and have been in search of good compatible a levels. So far I've selected English language,french and history. Are these good? Which ones do you recommend??
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Any language course you must take to be able to translate well.
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Many translators gain a degree qualification in one or more modern languages. They either take specialist translation modules during the degree, or go on to do an advanced qualification in translation and/or interpreting.

The key skills are excellent written and spoken skills in the language you intend to translate/interpret into (e.g. English), as well as excellent receptive skills - reading and listening - in the language(s) you are translating/interpreting from (e.g. French).

You have a good choice of A-levels at the moment, although if your Sixth Form offers a range of modern foreign languages it might be good to consider a second MFL as well.
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(Original post by 学生の父)
Many translators gain a degree qualification in one or more modern languages. They either take specialist translation modules during the degree, or go on to do an advanced qualification in translation and/or interpreting.

The key skills are excellent written and spoken skills in the language you intend to translate/interpret into (e.g. English), as well as excellent receptive skills - reading and listening - in the language(s) you are translating/interpreting from (e.g. French).

You have a good choice of A-levels at the moment, although if your Sixth Form offers a range of modern foreign languages it might be good to consider a second MFL as well.
Thank you, my sixth form sadly only teaches french, I'm bilingual already knowing polish and English and have completed an additional GCSE for polish However I'm unable to further study it... Thanks for the advice and info
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