Federal Oral Exam Training Program

The oral portion of the Federal Court Interpreter Certification Examination is so challenging, that only about 6% actually pass. That may be a discouraging statistic, and for many people it may mean failure.

But not for you.

Enroll for $459 (Payment plan available)

Commit. Prepare. Succeed.

You can join that triumphant 6% with our innovative training method. Our program uses real-life court proceedings curated from civil and criminal cases with the Federal Court Interpreter Certification Examination in mind.

By combining state-of-the-art technology with proven psychological principles, we’ll help you develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence required to ace this demanding test.

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 Master court terminology

Drill over 900 audio & visual flashcards, which offer each term in a sentence as well as multiple target-language equivalents

Practice vocabulary with flashcard games

Challenge yourself with dynamic exercises and quizzes

Listen to a teacher's interpretation

Compare your rendition to a pro's and spot places to improve

Get a grade

Evaluate your interpretation with our patent-pending testing-technology and get an actual numerical score

Automatically remove the silences when playing your consecutive interpretations. (Beta)

By not having to fast forward through the silences, this new technology allows you to evaluate your consecutive practices in half the time

Listen and interpret on a single device

Simplify your training by interpreting directly on our App, using our dual-channel play & record technology

Store all your app recordings

Save and organize all of your interpreting practices on our Interpreter Training Cloud

Facilitate peer feedback on your App

Email or chat your interpreting practices to a study buddy who also has the App

Pick up where you left off on the App

Eliminate the guesswork by bookmarking your practices to access them immediately during your next session

Program study sessions

Generate automated study reminders to improve engagement

Track your progress

Generate and store your performance certificates on our Interpreter Training Cloud

Study without an internet connection

Download the vocabulary drills for offline use

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Interpretrain's 3-Step Method™ and Why It Will Work for You

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Guided Training

Our instructions will guide you through the program, letting you know exactly how to get the most out of each interpreting lab. It's like having a personal trainer!

Commonly Asked Questions

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” - Benjamin Franklin

In this program, you will:

· Systematically work through 50 interpreting labs adapted from real courtroom proceedings

· Practice with terminology drills (audio exercises, quizzes, and games) to master highly specialized court vocabulary

· Interpret the same practice at slower, then faster speeds (up to 160 words per minute), to progressively increase your pace in the Simultaneous Mode

· Gradually tackle longer chunks of speech in the Consecutive Mode, until being able to accurately render 55-65 word chunks

· Sight translate real court documents (from the U.S and from jurisdictions around the world where Spanish is spoken) while learning the most effective method to markedly increase your accuracy in this mode

· Receive self-evaluations of each practice, providing you a numerical score and certificate to create a positive feedback loop

· Have access to our exclusive forum to communicate with other students training in the program

· Be able to study on-the-go and download content for offline use with our customized mobile app

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About the Vocabulary

Every single target language was proofread by:

• Virginia Benmaman, PhD, Federally Certified Court Interpreter, and author of
Bilingual Dictionary of Criminal Justice Terms: English/Spanish.

• Gabriela Castellanos, PhD linguist, published author, and former contract interpreter for the US State Department

• Frances Hontoria, Federally Certified Court Interpreter with over two decades of
experience, and co-editor of Interpretrain's Note-Taking Manual

Meet Your Instructor

Virginia Valencia

Virginia Valencia is a federally certified court interpreter and the lead trainer at Interpreterain.


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