Introduction to Legal Interpreting Training Program

Gain the necessary skills and confidence to start accepting work as a legal interpreter

Enroll for $299

Commit. Practice. Succeed.

If you speak English and Spanish fluently, you are a prime candidate to join the exciting and high-demand field of legal interpretation.

Once you complete this interpreter training program, you will have the necessary skills and credentials to apply to interpreting agencies nationwide, covering assignments such as community meetings, educational events, mediations, among many others.  

By completing this program you will also be ready to take our State Court Interpreter Oral Exam Training Program in preparation for your certification test, which (if you pass) will allow you to work in state court.

With our interpreter training program you will:

Learn the fundamental concepts of language interpretation

Develop your interpreting skills

Acquire bilingual legal vocabulary

Get started on your path to become a certified interpreter

Train with Confidence

We combine proven principles of cognitive psychology with state-of-the-art interpreter training technology to help you practice with confidence and ease.

Our 37 labs include practices based on real-life legal proceedings that have been cherry-picked to prepare you to start accepting interpreting assignments.

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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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How EACH COURT interpreter training lab WORKS

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Memorize English/Spanish court terminology through:

• Audio Drills

• Slide Shows

• Games/Quizzes

• Target Practices (to focus on the terms you select)

Don’t have the time to study vocabulary? Our Audio Drills can be used on the go. Whether you’re exercising, doing chores, or on public transportation, you’ll be able to memorize the necessary bilingual legal terminology.

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· Interpret the same practice at slower, then faster speeds (up to 120 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 25-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

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Seamlessly assess your improvement with our patent-pending grading technology. This immediate feedback helps you learn faster and takes the guesswork out of your training by letting you know:

·   Which vocabulary needs further practice

·   When you are ready to move on to the next lab

With your strengths and weaknesses highlighted, you’ll know exactly what you need to review in order to achieve your best score. This invaluable feature is not offered by any other self-study interpreting program.

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!

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If you have any questions about your path to become a legal interpreter, please contact us. Our goal is to make sure you understand exactly what is required for you to excel in this rewarding career.

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