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Laney College Legal and Community Interpreting Summer Session 2013

17 June 2013

Laney CollegeSimultaneous Interpretation: LCI 204 (3 units)

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 6-8:45pm, AC 110

Acquisition and development of skills required in simultaneous interpretation in legal proceedings, such as arraignments, pretrial hearings, motions, pleas and sentencing as well as legal arguments, trials. Students are expected to have taken Introduction to legal Interpretation, Sight Translation and Consecutive Interpretation or equivalent courses. Simultaneous interpretation is one of components of the California Sate Exam for Spanish Interpreters. 


Preparation for the California State Exam: LCI 205 (2 units) Tuesday, Thursday 6-8:45pm 

Review of simultaneous, consecutive and sight translation skills required in judicial settings, with a focus on the types of written and oral questions and challenges applicants will have to answer in the Judicial Council of California’s Court Interpreter Written and Oral Examination. Review of basic language skills, including vocabulary, cognates and false cognates, idioms, synonyms, antonyms, English and Spanish syntax, reading comprehension. Review of the Professional Standards and Ethics for California Court Interpreters. Description of exam environment and preparation for practical and psychological challenges of exam. 


Classes start on June 16 – July 25


To enroll in the Legal and Community Interpreting Program at Laney College:

Go to https://web.peralta.edu/apply-enroll/ or call (510) 466-7368 (admissions)


 Learn more about being a court interpreter at:


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