Court Interpreter (Spanish/English)

  • 9 Months
  • 200 Course Hours
  • $2,395

Overview

A State Spanish Court Interpreter certification examination is a rigorous exam that requires intensive training and access to practices. The Court Interpreter program includes the finest online interpreting laboratory in the market. You will be able to practice numerous court cases as if they were in an actual court proceeding.  The material presented in each lecture is immediately practiced in the online laboratory to make sure that you are able not only to memorize the transfer of a word or phrase, but also are able to interpret as it is required in a court of law.  You will learn how to interpret in any civil deposition and any other legal proceeding in the criminal and in the civil jurisdictions.

What You'll Learn...

In this program you will master the three interpreting techniques – simultaneous, consecutive and sight translation. Furthermore, you will learn the transfer of high, regular and low register terminology into both languages – Spanish and English.

Intensive online laboratory practice gives you the opportunity to practice what is learned in each lecture.

Upon completion of this program, students will know the following:

  • Interpreting techniques – simultaneous, consecutive and sight translation
  • Criminal and civil terminology in both Spanish and English and the corresponding transfer into the opposite language
  • Drug, firearm, fingerprint and gang terminology
  • Colloquialisms and slangs
  • Juvenile Court terminology
  • Children’s Court terminology
  • The necessary material to sit in a State Spanish Court Interpreter examination
  • Courtroom protocol
  • Ethics of the Court interpreter

Prerequisites

Students must speak English and Spanish fluently. There is no requirement regarding formal education in either Spanish or English. However, students must be able to speak English and Spanish without any hesitations.

Overview

A State Spanish Court Interpreter certification examination is a rigorous exam that requires intensive training and access to practices. The Court Interpreter program includes the finest online interpreting laboratory in the market. You will be able to practice numerous court cases as if they were in an actual court proceeding.  The material presented in each lecture is immediately practiced in the online laboratory to make sure that you are able not only to memorize the transfer of a word or phrase, but also are able to interpret as it is required in a court of law.  You will learn how to interpret in any civil deposition and any other legal proceeding in the criminal and in the civil jurisdictions.

What You'll Learn...

In this program you will master the three interpreting techniques – simultaneous, consecutive and sight translation. Furthermore, you will learn the transfer of high, regular and low register terminology into both languages – Spanish and English.

Intensive online laboratory practice gives you the opportunity to practice what is learned in each lecture.

Upon completion of this program, students will know the following:

  • Interpreting techniques – simultaneous, consecutive and sight translation
  • Criminal and civil terminology in both Spanish and English and the corresponding transfer into the opposite language
  • Drug, firearm, fingerprint and gang terminology
  • Colloquialisms and slangs
  • Juvenile Court terminology
  • Children’s Court terminology
  • The necessary material to sit in a State Spanish Court Interpreter examination
  • Courtroom protocol
  • Ethics of the Court interpreter

Prerequisites

Students must speak English and Spanish fluently. There is no requirement regarding formal education in either Spanish or English. However, students must be able to speak English and Spanish without any hesitations.

Registration Information

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