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SIL Academic Training

Academic training in SIL focuses on preparing people to do quality linguistic fieldwork, literacy, and translation.

Training for Roles in Language Work

Linguist-Translator

For those planning to work in the SIL organization, many fields advise taking the basic courses before beginning a language assignment. The remaining courses can be taken on the field or immediately after the first field term.

Before being cleared to begin full-scale translation, all SIL personnel who will be involved in Bible translation are required to demonstrate knowledge and skills in the following three areas:

Basic Courses

Intermediate Courses