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Thread poster: hfp
hfp
United States
Local time: 09:40
Spanish to English
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Oct 8, 2008

Hi, everyone. I have posted a few times on this forum about the Spanish-English Federal Court Interpreter Certification Examination and you all have been extremely helpful. As far as I can tell, the written part will be given in 2010, and the oral in 2011. I am glad I didn't take it this year because I know would have failed it. I am interested in knowing what other tests are out there that one can take to be certified as an interpreter. I understand that no examination is a guarantee for success, but I do want the personal satisfaction of knowing that I am qualified, at least on paper

At this point, I know of the individual State Court examinations that each state provides. Thanks for your help.


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Alexandra Goldburt
Local time: 05:40
English to Russian
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In California... Jan 16, 2009

If you live in California, check this website: http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/programs/courtinterpreters/becoming.htm.

Good luck!


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chica nueva
Local time: 01:40
Chinese to English
Ask here...; Chilean Association of Translators and Interpreters; Embassies Feb 17, 2009

http://www.traductores-agts.cl/
COTICH (Chilean Association of Translators and Interpreters)

Or at the US Embassy. Maybe ATA offers tests in Chile ...
Or at the Australian Embassy. Maybe they offer NAATI. With an FTA now, who knows.

Hope this helps.

[Edited at 2009-02-17 10:50 GMT]


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hfp
United States
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Thanks a lot Feb 17, 2009

lai an wrote:

http://www.traductores-agts.cl/
COTICH (Chilean Association of Translators and Interpreters)

Or at the US Embassy. Maybe ATA offers tests in Chile ...
Or at the Australian Embassy. Maybe they offer NAATI. With an FTA now, who knows.

Hope this helps.

[Edited at 2009-02-17 10:50 GMT]

I appreciate your post, Lai an. I will definitely look into all this.


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