The Federal Court Interpreter Exam (FCICE) Oral Prep

8 Contact Hours | taught by Katty Kauffman
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Katty  Kauffman
Katty Kauffman
Federally Certified Interpreter

About the instructor

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 Washington, DC.

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 an accent on self-learning and self-critique, we will review the test structure, objective and subjective scoring units, strategies to help cope with test-taking nerves and, of course, do a deep dive into interpreting technique in all three modes tested on the exam. Key terminology is of course addressed.

What students will learn:

 Understand how the exam is organized, scored and rated and how to translate that knowledge into study and test-taking strategies. 

 Strengthen interpreting skills in all three modes with an accent on bolstered delivery consistency and adaptability.

 Strengthen core interpreting techniques.

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 

This course has been approved for continuing education credits in the following states:  

8 CEUs: MO, NC, OR, TN (Foreign Language), TX, UT, WI, (Other states pending)

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 

Course Contents

12 Videos
6 Quizzes
2 Surveys
2 Texts
8.0 hrs