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 is a language specific training for Mandarin speakers.

Or check out other language specific options: 

Language Neutral 


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 (Mandarin) and wish to become certified interpreters at the state level.

Skill Level: Foundational

Language: Mandarin

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 April 19th, 2022! 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.

The class schedule is as follows: 

Dates: 2022: April 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 

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

Feng Zhou

Feng Zhou, a native of Shanghai, has over 31-year teaching experience including teaching English at public schools for 10 years in Shanghai. After coming to the U.S. in 1990, he taught Chinese 13 years at Haddam-Killingworth High School, Miss Porter’s School, and University of Hartford. Feng has been teaching Legal Interpreting course since 2006 at Boston University Center for Professional Education. Feng is the founder of Chinese Interpreters and Translators, providing interpreting and translating services as well as language and cross-cultural communication trainings for businesses, schools and government agencies since 1996. Feng is a court certified interpreter and interprets yearly over 500 court proceedings for the State of Connecticut, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as well as the U.S. District Court. Feng is also a Subject Matter Expert enlisted by the National Center for State Courts to evaluate consortium state court interpreters for their certification. Feng holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Linguistics from Shanghai International Studies University and a Master of Arts degree in East-Asia Studies from Central Connecticut State University.

Course curriculum

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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.