Interpreting in the Courts (England and Wales) DPSI, MET Test Preparation

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Topic: Interpreting

Course summary
Availability:This training is available on-demand

Duration: 140 minutes.

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Summary:Ideal training for DPSI and Met Test preparation. Overview of the English legal system. Practical guide to working in courts in England and Wales for new and prospective interpreters. Terminology explained. Course run by an experienced court and police interpreter. Duration 120 minutes.
This 2-part course is taught by a UK-based court and police interpreter.
It provides an insight into terminology and procedures used in courtrooms in England and Wales. It is designed for freelancers who are at the beginning of their career as a court interpreter. At the end of this course participants will have a clear idea of how English courts work and feel more confident about interpreting in the courts. To help with the specific vocabulary used in legal proceedings a useful glossary of terms will be provided. Extremely useful if you are preparing for the DPSI (English Law) or the MET Test.

This content was created by Aleksandra Fiddler.

Target audience
Freelance interpreters who want to become a court interpreter, freelancers new to court interpreting in England and Wales. The course is suitable for any language pair that includes English.
Learning objectives
The course gives you much needed confidence in a courtroom. You will learn:
- how the English legal system works.
- what is likely to happen before, during and after the hearing
- what your role as an interpreter is
A useful glossary of legal terminology used in the courts will be provided.
No specific knowledge or experience needed.
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- Introduction
- Introduction to Court Interpreting
- 5 minute break
- Court Procedure for Interpreters
- Questions and answers
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Price: 74.00 USD

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Aleksandra Fiddler    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Aleksandra Fiddler is a UK based freelance legal translator, interpreter and English teacher working in the industry since 2000. With an MA in English and a DPSI (English Law) she has a sound understanding of the English legal system and procedures. That, coupled with her flair for teaching and inspiring others makes her webinars a must.

Aleksandra provides a hands-on training for freelance interpreters wishing to improve their skills and feel more confident in their day to day work.

Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @totalenglish_uk
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