Course Description

DE LA MORA's Interpreter Skill Building program helps prepare future court interpreters for the State Oral Examination. Learn our signature approach to effective practice and build your skill level with "Weightlifting for Court Interpreters." Improve your notetaking, memory, and focus in consecutive interpretation, and deepen your understanding and mastery of sight and simultaneous interpretation with our 21-Day Program for improvement.

What you will learn

  • The Kolb Learning Cycle

  • Weightlifting for Interpreters™

  • Consecutive interpretation basics

  • Consecutive interpretation advanced techniques

  • Sight translation delivery, memory, and organization

  • Simultaneous interpretation decalage, delivery, and more

Who should attend

Bilingual individuals who have a high level of proficiency in both of their working languages and wish to become certified interpreters at the state level.

Skill Level: Foundational

Language: Language Neutral - All Languages. Course is taught in English

Specialization: State level court interpretation

Class Schedule

Classes begin June 7, 2021! Seats are limited.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday evenings from 7:30 PM EST - 9 PM EST ending on June 16, 2021.

Agustin de la Mora

Agustín Servín de la Mora is the President of the Florida Institute of Interpretation and Translation. He was born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico, and has been a professional interpreter for the last 22 years, both as a freelance and staff interpreter. Mr. de la Mora is a Supervisor Rater for the National Center for State Courts and has been a Lead Rater for the federal and consortium oral exams for court interpreters. He was the Lead Interpreter for the Ninth Judicial Circuit for over a decade and has served as a member of the Florida Court Interpreter Certification Board as well as a voting member of the Technical Committee of the National Consortium for Interpreter Certification. Mr. de la Mora is certified by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts as a Federally Certified Court Interpreter. He is also a Certified Court interpreter by the Florida Court Interpreter Certification Board and a Certified Medical Interpreter by the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters. He has been a consultant for the Administrative Offices of the State Courts, conducting orientation seminars and advanced skills workshops for interpreters in many states including Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin. As a recognized professional in his field, he has been featured as a speaker and presenter in several national conventions, including the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators, the American Translators Association and the National Association of State Court Administrators.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Resources

    • Resources & Materials

  • 2

    Class Recordings

    • Class 1

    • Class 2

    • Class 3

    • Class 4

    • Class 5

    • Class 6