About the Language Neutral Skill Building:
DE LA MORA’s Signature Court Interpreter program helps prepare future court interpreters for the State Oral Exam. Learn the core methods and practice that have made us a nationally recognized interpreter training company. The short program is divided into 6 sessions lasting an hour and a half each. The short program is highlighted by intentional exercises learned through the practical lens of the Weightlifting Methods.
This LIVE ONLINE course has a total of 9 contact hours and runs on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8pm – 9:30pm ET.
Students will be able to interact with their teacher and classmates in an online environment via a user-friendly software. All classes will be recorded and made available to the students within 24 hours as a reviewing resource for catching up or self-study sessions. If you have never taken an online class before, don’t worry! We host a separate orientation to make sure everyone is comfortable with accessing the course and to answer any questions.
The simple but impactful lesson plan is broken down as follows:
Class 1: Intro to Court Interpretation and De La Mora’s ‘Weightlifting Methods’
Class 2: Intro to Court Interpretation and De La Mora’s ‘Weightlifting Methods’
Class 3: Practical Consecutive Interpretation
Class 4: Practical Consecutive Interpretation
Class 5: Sight Translation
Class 6: Simultaneous Interpretation
Class Schedule for Language Neutral Training:
Mandatory Orientation: August 6th, 2019, 8:00pm
August 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22
Claudia E. Villalba, a graduate of Kean University, taught court interpretation at Rutgers University and Brookdale CC in the State of New Jersey where she worked for 10 years for the New Jersey Judiciary as a staff interpreter, and subsequently as the supervising court interpreter for the County of Middlesex where she also trained court interpreters. She has worked with the NCSC as a subject matter expert for over five years. She is currently the supervising court interpreter for the 7th Judicial Circuit in the State of Florida. She is certified by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts as a Federally Certified Court Interpreter. She is also a Certified Court interpreter by the Florida Court Interpreter Certification Board.