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September 2022 Court Interpreter Orientation Course (Remote session)

  • 09/10/2022
  • 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Court Interpreter Orientation Course - Remote session

Orientation Workshop Agenda

8:00           Connect via Zoom

8:15           Introductions; Discussion of Courtroom & History of Process

9:00           Ethics Quiz

9:20           Role of the Interpreter- Code of Ethics

10:00         Virtual break

10:15         Continuation of Interpreter Ethics

11:00         Review of Ethics Quiz   

11:15         Court Interpreting video

11:20         Q & A

12:00         LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:00           Criminal Procedure/Vocabulary Quiz  

1:20           Organization of Texas Courts

1:30           Discussion of Criminal Procedure, Cognates and Legal Terminology

2:00           Demonstration of Court Interpreter Video

2:15           Modes of Interpreting: Sight, Consecutive and Simultaneous

3:00           Short virtual break              

3:15           Interpreting Protocols

                     In Court


                     Client Interviews


3:45          Sight translations - introductory exercise & practice tips

4:15          Consecutive Interpreting-  Introductory exercise & practice tips

4:45          Simultaneous-  Protocols (including teams), Introduction to

                    use of equipment and Introductory exercise

5:30          Next Steps, Q & A &Evaluations

6:00          Get Certificates - Disconnect from Zoom

All orientation participants receive a one-year free Associate Membership to TAJIT!

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For more information:
Contact: Cristina Helmerichs, D.
Phone: 512-333-2939

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