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Mikkelson, Holly and Hanne Mintz. 1997. Orientation workshops for interpreters of all languages: how to strike a balance between the ideal world and reality. In Carr, Silvana E., Roda P. Roberts, Aideen Dufour and Dini Steyn, eds. The critical link: interpreters in the community (Benjamins Translation Library 19). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. pp. 55–63.
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This paper embarks upon workshops for interpreter certification programmes and quality assurance. First, the author looks into the situation in California, after which the other states are tackled. The rest of the paper is dedicated to the contents and results of a few interpreter training workshops. Finally, a few future prospects with respect to guaranteeing quality interpreting services in the court are outlined.
Source : J. Vluijmans