Court Interpreter Training Institute (CITI)

About the CITI

Interpretation is both an art and a science, requiring very specialized training. Our federally certified and highly experienced instructors, combined with our extensive curriculum, offer a level of quality not easily matched. The CITI is committed to providing students with individual attention.

July 4 - 22, 2016   |   $2595   |   Tucson, AZ

Program Delivery

  • Much of the institute is spent in the language laboratory and small group workshops
  • Working closely with instructors and fellow students on simultaneous and consecutive interpretation and sight translation techniques and strategies
  • Lab work is combined with lecture, maximizing the impact of both

Topics

Lecture topics run the gamut of areas essential to working interpreters, from:

  • Legal procedure
  • Drugs
  • Weaponry
  • Ethics
  • Protocol
  • Memory development techniques
  • Note-taking skills
  • Test preparation.

Objective of the CITI

  • To provide maximum time-on-task to increase the benefit gained from practice sessions and critiques with faculty members.
  • Comprehensive diagnostic testing is performed at the start and end of each institute, to give you a detailed analysis of how your language and interpreting skills have improved during the institute.

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