Course Description

Having trouble passing the Federal Exam? Taking it for the first time? This course takes a unique approach by unabashedly "teaching to the test."  With a focus on self study techniques and self-evaluation methods, students can expect to:

What you will learn:

 Review the test struture

 Discuss objective and subjective scoring units 

 Learn strategies to help cope with test-taking nerves

 Take a deep dive into interpreting techniques in all three modes

 Practice each mode extensively

 Acquire legal terminology and glossaries

Who should attend: 

This course is specifically designed for interpreters planning to sit for the oral portion Federal Court Interpreting Exam.

Skill Level: Advanced     Language: Spanish     Specialization: Legal

Classes begin April 12, 2021! Seats are limited.

Schedule: Apr 12, 14, 15, 19, 21, 22, 26, 28, 29  |  7 PM ET - 9 PM ET

A student led study group will be held every week.

Continuing Education Credits are approved for the following states: 

18 CEUs: MO, NM, NC, OR, TN (Foreign Language), UT, WI, (other states pending)

12 CEUs: PA

Students can individually apply for CEUs in the following states by submitting all necessary information: DE, IA, KY, MD, MI, MS, NE

Don't see your state? Contact us! 

(407) 677-4155 

Federally Certified Interpreter

Katty Kauffman

Katty Kauffman is a conference and legal interpreter, a graduate of Pedro de Valdivia School of Law in Santiago, Chile and the Certificate Program in Comparative US/Latin American Legal Reforms at Washington College of Law at American University in Washington, DC. A member of NAJIT and AIIC, she is a contributing author to the 2nd Edition of Fundamentals of Court Interpretation and a member of the Editorial Board of the 2nd Edition of Sandro Tomasi's Criminal Law Dictionary. A frequent speaker nationwide on the criminal procedure reforms that have swept Latin America, a former staff interpreter with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and federal exam rater, she is currently working as a freelancer from her home base in Miami.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Class Resources

    • Resources

  • 2

    Join Classroom

    • Join Class

  • 3

    Class Recordings

    • Orientation and Class 1

    • Class 2

    • Class 3

    • Class 4

    • Class 5

    • Class 6

    • Class 7

    • Class 8

    • Class 9

  • 4

    Join Study Group

    • Join Study Group