This is a digital copy of the Legal Interpretools. The Legal Interpretools© are Spanish-English practice materials developed to provide individuals an opportunity to enhance their interpreting skills and have language lab-type practice at home. They are sold as a complete 3-volume set. Volume I is an introductory set that includes six lessons providing practice in the simultaneous and consecutive modes as well as sight translation. Texts for simultaneous interpretation are recorded at two speeds to allow users to refine and improve their interpreting skills and techniques. Volume II is dedicated to expert witness testimony. It includes six authentic texts for simultaneous practice and two written texts for sight translation. Topics covered include serology, hair analysis, firearms and tax documentation. Volume III is dedicated to the formulaic language of the courts. The exercises for practice in simultaneous interpreting include initial appearances and arraignments, plea agreement hearings, sentencing and jury instructions. Attorney/client interviews and other topics are covered in the consecutive and sight translation exercises. Each volume consists of a source sound file and a key sound file. The source file is used for practice, while the key file contains interpreted renditions by federally certified court interpreters of all of the practice exercises. Spoken and printed glossaries are also included.
After completing your purchase, you will receive a link to download the product in your confirmation email. We recommend you download the file using a desktop or laptop computer.
The link expires 14 days after purchase, so please ensure you download and save the file(s) as soon as possible.