Live Online Interpreter Skill Building

Begins August 12th | taught by James Plunkett

Course description

DE LA MORA's Interpreter Skill Building 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 13.5 contact hours and runs 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.


Class Schedule:

Mandatory Orientation: August 12th, 2020, at 8:00 pm EST

Class dates: August 18, 20, 25, 27, September 1, 3 

Class times: 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm EST


Price: $298 

Membership Price: $253.30! 

Find out how to benefit from the DE LA MORA Membership discount by clicking here.

James  Plunkett
James Plunkett
Instructor

James Plunkett is a nationally-known interpreter instructor. He also trains new judges and court staff on how to work with court interpreters. He is certified by the AOUSC as a Spanish and English court interpreter. He is a rater for a national credentialing program for interpreters. He has worked as a court interpreter for the 13th Judicial Circuit in Florida and as the Coordinator of Interpreting Services and Language Access Program for the District of Columbia Courts. He speaks and trains at state court interpreter programs nationwide and through online teaching platforms. He holds a BA degree in General Social Studies from Providence College.  He was raised in Lima, Peru. He also communicates in Portuguese, some French and basic American Sign Language.

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