This is DE LA MORA’s Signature Court Interpreter Program to help prepare Russian speakers to become state certified. This comprehensive course will go over the Weightlifting Methods© which is a set of rules for better practice and self-evaluation or the key aspects needed to improve interpreting performance. As well as an overview of the judicial system, key terminology, introduction to the three modes of interpretation and language specific practice with a Russian instructor.
This is a Live online course meaning students will be able to interact with the instructor and peers in an online environment via user-friendly software. Our live Online platform can be accessed through laptops, computers, cellphones, iPads and/or Android tablets. Also, all class sessions will be recorded and made available for review or study purposes within 24 hours.
Haven’t taken an online class before? Don’t worry! A separate orientation will take place to make sure everyone is comfortable accessing and using the technology. Students also have the full support of our staff to answer questions and be a helping hand.
The curriculum 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 (language Neutral practice)
Class 4: Practical Consecutive Interpretation (Language Neutral Practice)
Class 5: Sight Translation (Language Neutral Practice)
Class 6: Simultaneous Interpretation (Language Neutral Practice)
Class 7: Russian Specific practice
Class 8: Russian Specific practice
Class 9: Russian Specific Practice
Class 10: Russian Specific Practice
Included in both courses:
All lesson materials and homework
Access to class recordings and resources for up to 6 weeks after the last session
Orientation: October 7th, 2019
October 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31, November 5, 7, 12, 14
Time for all classes: 8pm – 9:30pm ET
Format: LIVE online class
One Time Price: $398
Or Two Payments: $250.00
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the methods that have made us a nationally-recognized name in interpreter training!
Sasha Spencer is a certified court interpreter for Russian in Utah. She is a native Russian speaker and holds an M.A. in Conference Interpreting from Heidelberg University in Germany and an M.A. in Applied Linguistics from a university in Ukraine.
For over 10 years, Ms. Spencer interpreted for military and governmental conferences. She held the position of the personal interpreter to the Ambassador of Canada in Ukraine.
Since 2012, she primarily interprets and translates for the legal field. She teaches classes for conference interpreters, and, in an effort to create an appreciation for world languages in Utah, she recently started teaching French to local Junior High students.
Carola E Green, BS in Communication, federally certified English/Spanish court interpreter and former California state court interpreter is originally from Guatemala. She served as key staff for the Federal Court Interpreter Certification Examination (FCICE) and the Consortium for Language Access in the Courts (CLAC) programs at the National Center for State Courts. She has over twenty years of experience in professional interpreting in the legal and medical fields. Carola also has extensive experience in developing interpreter training curricula, teaching and training interpreters, and all aspects of interpreting test development, test administration, and test rating activities.