Course Description

DE LA MORA's Signature Court Interpreter Program helps prepare future court interpreters for the State Oral Exam. This is a foundational course for interpreters at all levels of experience. Students can expect to learn DLMII’s signature approach to successful practice and planning to reach desired goals.

This training is Language Neutral, meaning it will be taught in English. 

Or check out our language specific options: 

ASL

What you will learn

  • The Kolb Learning Cycle

  • Weightlifting for Interpreters™

  • Consecutive interpretation advanced techniques

  • Sight translation, memory, and organization

  • Simultaneous interpretation decalage, 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

New to the interpreting? check out our FAQ page to learn the answer to important questions like: What does an interpreter do? and What are the requirements to become an interpreter in my state?

FAQ's for Future Interpreters

Classes begin February 6th, 2023!

Seating is limited

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Class Schedule

This 9 hour training will take place in a virtual classroom via the Zoom video conferencing platform. 

Class will be held Monday and Wednesday evenings. 

Dates: 2023: February 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST

Meet Your Instructor

Claudia Villalba

Claudia E. Villalba is currently a freelance interpreter and interpreter trainer. She holds a Court Interpreter Federal Certification issued by the U.S. Courts, and a State of Florida Court Interpreter Certification. She is also a NBCMI Certified Medical Interpreter, and is Qualified by the Department of Justice to interpret in immigration courts. She has over 25 years of experience working as an interpreter in diverse types of cases. She achieved Master Level approval while she worked for 10 years for the New Jersey Judiciary as a staff interpreter, and subsequently as the supervising court interpreter for the County of Middlesex. For 11 years she was the supervising court interpreter for the 7th Judicial Circuit in the State of Florida. She is a subject matter expert for interpreter certification bodies at both the state and the federal level.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Resources

    • Signature Court Interpreter Skill Building Syllabus

    • Resources

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    Join Classroom

    • How to Join Live Zoom Meeting

    • Join Class

  • 3

    Class Recordings

    • Class Recordings

Who We Are

DE LA MORA Institute of Interpretation is a fully remote online school that trains legal and medical interpreters to work in their respective fields.

DLMII was founded in 1998 by Agustín Servin de la Mora from the vision and core belief that interpretation as a chosen profession deserved better educational options. We are constantly striving to stay ahead of the trends and learning styles prevalent in today’s interpreting field through various formats including in-person seminars, live online instruction, and self-paced education.

Our mission is to foster understanding and communication through exceptional interpreter education and development, and to advance professional interpretation standards worldwide.

Our vision is to become the most accessible interpreter education platform in the world.