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Linguist Career

by StormyWarrior8 Posted 22nd Oct 2019 at 11:22 PM - Updated 22nd Oct 2019 at 10:49 PM by StormyWarrior8
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Linguist Career


**IMPORTANT** For this mod to work as intended, please download the XML Injector, for which you can find the latest update by Triplis in the Comments Section, page 4. Once downloaded, please only install the script file in your Mods folder.

This mod contains many custom buffs, custom interactions, custom events, custom notifications, and more!





Start Track: Linguist

"Are you fascinated with language and how the complexities of speech shape human development, cultural interaction and our society in general? Do you want to work with the principles underlying human languages and the relationship between language and thought? Working in linguistics will expose you to various questions surrounding the study of language, how it is acquired and how it provides new perspectives into social scientific research."



Overmax salary increase: 5 Simoleons per hour

Overmax reward: 2,000-2,500 Simoleons



Level 1: Proofreader

"Proofreading is examining material after layout or in its final format to correct errors in textual and visual elements. The material may be read in isolation or against a previous version. It includes checking for:
- adherence to design
- minor mechanical errors (such as spelling mistakes or deviations from style sheet)
- consistency and accuracy of elements in the material (such as cross-references, running heads, captions, web page heading tags, hyperlinks, and metadata)


It may also include:
- distinguishing between printer's, designer's, or programmer's errors and writer's or editor's alterations
- copyfitting
- flagging or checking locations of art
- inserting page numbers or checking them against content and page references"




Simoleons per hour: 20

Schedule: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, M/T/W/T/F

Ideal emotion: Focused

Promotion tasks:
  • Achieve Level 2 in Writing Skill (100 aspiration points)
  • Achieve Level 2 in Logic Skill (100 aspiration points)
  • Research Grammar Rules on Computer (50 aspiration points)
  • Study Dictionary (50 aspiration points)
Promotion rewards:
  • Merriam-Webster's Dictionary


Level 2: Copy Editor

"Copy editing is to ensure correctness, accuracy, consistency, and completeness. It includes:
- editing for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and usage
- checking for consistency and continuity of mechanics and facts, including anachronisms, character names, and relationships
- editing tables, figures, and lists
- notifying designers of any unusual production requirements
- developing a style sheet or following one that is provided
- correcting or querying general information that should be checked for accuracy


It may also include:
- marking levels of headings and the approximate placement of art
- localizing
- converting measurements
- providing or changing the system of citations
- editing indexes
- obtaining or listing permissions needed
- checking front matter, back matter, and cover copy
- checking web links"




Simoleons per hour: 25

Schedule: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, M/T/W/T/F

Ideal emotion: Focused

Promotion tasks:
  • Achieve Level 3 in Writing Skill (200 aspiration points)
  • Achieve Level 3 in Logic Skill (200 aspiration points)
  • Achieve Level 1 in Programming Skill (75 aspiration points)
  • Develop a Style Sheet on Computer (100 aspiration points)
Promotion rewards:
  • 500 Simoleons


Level 3: Stylistic Editor

"Stylistic editing is to clarify meaning, ensure coherence and flow, and refine the language. It includes:
- eliminating jargon, clich?s, and euphemisms
- establishing or maintaining the language level appropriate for the intended audience, medium, and purpose
- adjusting the length and structure of sentences and paragraphs
- establishing or maintaining tone, mood, style, and authorial voice or level of formality"




Simoleons per hour: 30

Schedule: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, M/T/W/T/F

Ideal emotion: Focused

Promotion tasks:
  • Achieve Level 4 in Writing Skill (300 aspiration points)
  • Achieve Level 4 in Logic Skill (300 aspiration points)
  • Study Stylistic Editing For Dummies Book (150 aspiration points)
  • Write Stylistic Editing Summary on Computer (150 aspiration points)
Promotion rewards:
  • 1,000 Simoleons
  • Stylistic Editing For Dummies Book


Level 4: Structural Editor

"Structural editing is assessing and shaping draft material to improve its organization and content. Changes may be suggested to or drafted for the writer. Structural editing may include:
- revising, reordering, cutting, or expanding material
- writing original material
- determining whether permissions are necessary for third-party material
- recasting material that would be better presented in another form, or revising material for a different medium (such as revising print copy for web copy)
- clarifying plot, characterization, or thematic elements"




Simoleons per hour: 40

Schedule: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, M/T/W/T/F

Ideal emotion: Focused

Promotion tasks:
  • Achieve Level 5 in Writing Skill (400 aspiration points)
  • Achieve Level 5 in Logic Skill (400 aspiration points)
  • Study Structural Editing For Dummies Book (200 aspiration points)
  • Complete Structural Editing Exercise Book (200 aspiration points)
Promotion rewards:
  • 1,500 Simoleons
  • Structural Editing For Dummies Book
  • Structural Editing Exercise Book


Career Track: Publishing Copy-Editor/Proofreader





Career Track: Lexicographer





Career Track: Digital Copywriter





Career Track: Advertising Copywriter





Career Track: Translator





Career Track: Interpreter





What's Next?
  • Daily Tasks
  • New Custom Skills


Additional Credits:
Mod Constructor V4
Sims 4 Studio
Imgur
Notepad++
Adobe Spark
Adobe Photoshop
Gimp
XML Injector
Microsoft Visual Studio Code
wtrshpdwn
Microsoft XML Notepad 2007
WYSIWYG BBCode Editor 0.9.8.2
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