Interpreting: Intensive in-person training with James Plunkett

Course Goal: The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the knowledge and abilities to improve their performance in the simultaneous mode in the context of uncommon discourse encountered in judicial and quasi-judicial proceedings. All spoken languages are welcome to attend!

Course Objectives:
By the end of this course, participants will:
• Understand simultaneous interpreting theory as applied to court interpreting;
• Develop bilingual term lists and glossaries for uncommonly encountered topics;
• Research literature to increase their vocabulary;
• Apply learned strategies and tactics in the simultaneous mode.

Trainer: James W. Plunkett is the Coordinator of Interpreting Services and the Language Access Program Coordinator of the District of Columbia Courts. He is certified by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts as a Spanish and English court interpreter. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in General Social Studies from Providence College. He was raised in Lima, Peru.

Fees: $150.00 by August 26. Full Scholarships for Justice System Interpreters