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Resources for Court Interpreters

Boost Your B Language - ATA 2015

Kelly VarguezComment

Hello from sunny Miami, dear friends.  Please join us tomorrow for our talk on becoming more competent in your weaker language - Saturday, Nov. 7 at 10:00 a.m.  Here's a peek at what we'll be sharing:

Boost Your B Language Fluency

S = street register, N= neutral register, A= academic register




  • YouTube (S, N, A)

    • YouTubeSlow

  • Movies (S, N)

  • Netflix (S, N)

    • Narcos, Breaking Bad

  • HBO Olé (S, N)

    • Capadocia

  • Scola (S, N)

  • MOOCs


Wanna do lunch December 5th?

Kelly VarguezComment

Simultaneous Workshop for Spanish<>English Interpreters

When: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Friday, December 5th.
Where: Room H13 (Harney level) at the Douglas County Civic Building, 18th and Farnam
What: 2 hours of simultaneous interpreting skills building approved for 2 NAJIT CEUs,
          State of NE approved

Come join us for two hours of intensive simultaneous practice.  For the first hour, you'll interpret Spanish audio into English; for the second, you'll interpret English audio into Spanish.

The cost is $55 for the session.  Bring a recording device and writing supplies; instructors will provide transcriptions of the audio samples and certificates of completion.  Register by sending an email to or  Space is limited to twelve participants.  Hope to see you there!