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Hi everyone! As promised in our last video, “How to Become a Legal Interpreter”, we’ve also created a guide to becoming a medical interpreter. This video will outline the three main steps you must take to get certified.
To begin this process, you must attend 40 hours of mandatory medical interpreter training. Then, you will have to register to take the oral exam and provide proof of proficiency in the English language. Finally, you must take and pass these exams.
So how do you train and where do those 40 hours come from? DE LA MORA’s Signature Medical…
Today’s Subject to Interpretation podcast is between Agustin De La Mora and Robert Joe Lee, who helped form the Consortium for State Court Interpreter Certification.
Here is the transcription of the podcast, we hope you enjoy.
AD: Well welcome everyone, welcome to Subject to Interpretation, our podcast from de la Mora Interpreter Training. We are super honored; every time we seem to out-do ourselves with our guests. Today we are honored and have the pleasure to have with us, my very good friend Robert Joe Lee, who…
Hello again, and thanks for keeping up with my blog posts every month. I hope you have found my opinions and ideas useful in your own interpreting journey.
This time I want to tell you about the third part of De La Mora’s online training: consecutive interpretation. The key here is really listening and taking good notes. Since consecutive interpretation involves hearing several ideas and sentences in a row before interpreting, you often have to take in a lot of information and details at once. Unless you have a prodigious memory, you are going to need some help to completely…