ALIGNY 2014 Workshops:

 

ASSOCIATION OF LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS  OF

GREATER NEW YORK 

2014 Federal Court Interpreter 

“Phase One Written Examination”

     (Spanish-English/Inglés-Español)

Preparatory Workshops Part 1

Place: The New York Public Library´s Science, Industry and

 Business Branch: 188 Madison Avenue (corner of 34th Street)

Four (4) Consecutive Saturdays, 1:00PM to 3:00PM

March 22nd

March 29th,

April 5th,

April 12th. 

Reservation requests via E-mail to:

nyciparrot@gmail.com

(Limited Seating is Available) 

Registration Requirements:                                                                                      1. E-mail your Reservation Request to: nyciparrot@gmail.com

2. Complete and send back Workshop Questionnaire:

  • Answer the “Questionnaire” and e-mail it back to sender within 24-48 hours.

3. Send check or money order to ALIGNY:

  • All Four (4) Saturdays:                                                                               ALIGNY Member (in good standing): $60  or $15 per session                                      Student: $50 or $15 per session                                                                    Guest: $100.00 or $30:00 per session

Workshop Certificate of Attendance Requirements:                             

1. In-person completion of all 4-workshop sessions

2. Timely Completion of All Weekly Assignments

Workshop Requirements:                                                         

1. Internet access (to receive, complete and return weekly Assignments)

2. Writing Pad for Class Exercises (Digital or Paper)

 Workshop Objectives:                                                                  

  • to familiarize candidates with the various sections of the exam
  • to provide hands-on practice in Spanish/English while reviewing vocabulary and legal terminology glossaries in context with sections of the exam
  • to recognize common grammatical issues and pitfalls
  • to review test-taking strategies and techniques
  • to improve candidates’ overall performance on the examination

Workshops Instructors:                                                                              

ALIGNY’s Chair, Ricardo Fernández, MPH

NYC Criminal Court, Senior Interpreter Lionel Bajaña

Information/Reservation/Registration:

Write to:  nyciparrot@gmail.com

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