Good captions are easy to read, accurate and easy to understand. A good grasp of English grammar and punctuation rules is essential to making good captions.
Here are some quick tips:
- Captions should accurately reflect the audio.
- The timing of captions should coincide with the audio.
- Captions should break at natural linguistic breaks.
- It should be clear from the captions exactly who is talking.
- Sound effects should be adequately described.