Per Diem Court Interpreter Practice Oral Exam

Spanish Per Diem Oral Examination

Practice Video of the Oral Language Exam: sight translations (Part I and II)

Practice Video of Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpreting: consecutive and simultaneous interpreting sections (Parts III to VI).

Languages Other Than Spanish (LOTS) Oral Examination

Use the Spanish Per Diem Oral Exam videos for practice for LOTS oral exams. The format is similar for all oral exams.

Currently, oral examinations are available for the following languages only*:

  • Albanian
  • Arabic
  • Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian (BCS)**
  • Bengali
  • Cantonese
  • French
  • Greek
  • Haitian Creole
  • Hebrew**
  • Hindi**
  • Italian
  • Japanese**
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Punjabi**
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Urdu**
  • Vietnamese
  • Wolof**

* If an oral examination is not available in the language a candidate applied for, candidates will receive instructions to submit their professional references to verify their proficiency in that language and their interpreting skills.

** The oral examinations in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian (BCS), Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese, Punjabi, Urdu and Wolof are abbreviated versions of the full oral exam.