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    • 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
    Email: cristina@cristinahelmerichsd.com

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