Consecutive Bootcamp Level 1

When: This class meets 4 times on Wednesdays from January 17th to February 7th, at 5:30-7:00 Pacific Standard Time. To see what time it starts in your time zone, please click here.

Required text: Interpretrain's Note-Taking Manual. Have it? Great. If not, click here to order.

Fee: $199. Includes online live instruction and audio exercises.

Location: The course is offered online using Zoom Video Conferencing Technology. This user-friendly platform allows you to see AND talk to your instructor, Virginia Valencia, and to your classmates in real time.

Course Subjects:

  • Learn best practices for listening, taking turns, and memorizing when interpreting consecutively.

  • Become familiar with Jean Francois Rozan and Andrew Gillies techniques to take more efficient notes.

  • Acquire note-taking symbols to represent common words expressed in regular speech.


  • This live and interactive program will include 4 sessions, each one lasting 1.5 hours.

  • The workshop is taught completely in English.

  • The practical elements are drilled through exercises, dictations, and competitive games.

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Instructor: Virginia Valencia

  • Federally Certified Court Interpreter
  • Professional Psychologist (University Del Valle, Colombia)
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Approved by the CA, NY & NJ State Courts
  • Combined Certificate in Interpretation & Translation (Hunter College)
  • Published Author (Interpreters' Educational Materials)



"I don't know how this class could be any better. She was accepting, encouraging, dynamic and extremely well versed on the subject."

"I really can't thank you enough for your help in every sense of the word. I truly enjoyed myself & can't wait to put it into practice I think in my opinion, the workshop was perfectly executed!"

"Virginia is very effective teacher and is completely committed to the success of the attendees."

"This seminar was excellent! Useful for a true beginner, an intermediate or advanced interpreter."

"Very good flow and structure. Good Balance between theory and practice."

"Great Class. Lots of fun! Inspiring."

Evaluation Results

100% found the presenter's knowledge on the subject to be excellent.

100% found the presenter's teaching skill to be excellent.

92% of found the activities and exercises excellent, 8% found them good.

100% found the manual to be excellent.


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