Elsadig Hagel Agib
About the instructor
Elsadig Hagel Agib is a bilingual teacher and educator, state certified court interpreter (Arabic), state and national approved tester. He's worked on numerous evaluation projects with the American Council for Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), state of Michigan Supreme Court, and the National Center for State Courts.
He has 37 years of interpreting and translation experience in the United States, Saudi Arabia and Sudan. Including legal, medical, conference, technical, scientific and business translation and interpretation with a solid record of achievements providing effective and quick services to state & federal courts, government agencies, major law firms, hospitals and healthcare providers.
Elsadig is a full-time high school English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher for the Coldwater Community Schools, MI. The ESL program offers instruction in English pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing; speaking and listening for students whose first languages are not English to help them succeed academically.
Court interpreting is a sophisticated and demanding profession that requires much more than being bilingual. This course is to help people aspiring to become certified court interpreters in Arabic, understand what the oral examination measures, how it is administered and scored; and how to prepare for taking the examination in Arabic.
What you will learn
The minimum level of language knowledge and interpreting skills required to perform completely during court proceedings.
What does the exam measure
What is the structure of the exam
How the exam is scored and what are the scoring units
Enhanced test taking skills
Suggested DOs and Don'ts during the exam
How to practice for each section of the exam
Students will be provided with exercise materials for practice
Who should attend
This course is for those who are aspiring to become certified or qualified court interpreters in Arabic. They must possess a high level of knowledge and fluency in both English and Arabic, a level that is generally equivalent to that of an educated native speaker of the language.
Level: Foundational Language: English/Arabic Specialization: Legal