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Introduction to Community Interpreting - 40 Hours

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BECO Charlotte Park

4601 Charlotte Park Drive

Suite 170

Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA 28217

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Registration Fee includes $545 course fee, $95 Manual Cost, and $150 Language Testing Fee

This course will be held May 1 - May 5, 2017 for five full days. The class will meet from 8:30am - 5:30pm daily.


This comprehensive 40-hour introductory course is designed to train bilingual individuals in the basic mechanics and techniques of interpreting. Each session provides extensive information on interpreting methods, roles, professionalism and ethics, cultural considerations, and the varied contexts in which interpreters are often called upon to work and requires extensive hands-on, inclass practice and demonstration of acquired skills.

Pre-requisite: OPI/OPIc Fluency Testing in English and Secondary Language


Course Objectives:

• To provide an understanding of the goals of interpretation

• To provide understanding of and practice in the four modes of interpreting

• To review principles of effective communication

• To teach and provide application of the Interpreter’s Code of Ethics in real life interpreting situations

• To investigate potential interpreter roles

• To help participants effectively facilitate the interpreted session

• To offer considerations regarding the impact of culture on communication

• To examine the varied contexts or environments in which interpreters are often called to work

• To explore the legal responsibilities regarding language rights for limited English proficient (LEP) populations

• To provide understanding and application

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BECO Charlotte Park

4601 Charlotte Park Drive

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Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA 28217

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