Overview

The Translation and Interpreting Program at Evergreen Valley College provides a favorable learning environment that will equip the bilingual learner with the theoretical and practical skills, and tools to work as a translator or interpreter. 

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T&I Vietnamese

IMPORTANT DATES

Mandatory Information Session
Delivered virtually via Zoom

Thursday, November 17, 2022
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
 OR
Saturday, November 19, 2022
9:30 AM- 11:00 AM

RSVP by Monday, November 14 with this link.

   RSVP Vietnamese T & I Information Session Link

Entrance Tests Via Zoom - more information
will be shared at the Information Session

Oral Tests
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
 OR
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Written Tests
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
 OR
Thursday, December 1, 2022
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Please contact Professor Kelly Nguyen-Jardin for any questions you may have. Here is her contact information:

Kelly Nguyen-Jardin Instructor
408)274-7900, ext 6332  
kelly.nguyen-jardin@evc.edu

T&I Spanish

Important Dates

Mandatory Information Sessions. You must attend the sessions via Zoom: 

Via Zoom: 

Tuesday, November 29, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM 

RSVP by Sunday, November 13. Please click on the link below:

   RSVP Spanish T & I Information Session Link

Entrance Tests Via Zoom:  More information will be shared at the Information Session

Oral Exams: 
  • Thursday, December 1,    5:30 PM – 8:30 PM 
  • Friday, December 2,   10:00 AM- 1:00 PM 
  • Tuesday, December 6,   5:30 PM – 8:30 PM 

Written Exam: 

Monday, December 12, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM 

T&I Vietnamese Program Information

T&I Vietnamese Application

Becoming a Student at EVC in the Translation and Interpreting Program

Interested students should submit an application so they can be notified when the next group of students will begin the Translation & Interpreting program sequence. This date will depend on the number of interested students and the availability of instructors.
The Translation and Interpreting Program provides a favorable learning environment that will equip the bilingual learner with the theoretical and practical skills and tools to begin the lifelong learning process as a translator and/or interpreter. This certificate may be completed in 3 semesters. Classes are usually offered on weekday evenings .

Minimum Requirements

  1. All applicants must be fluent in Vietnamese and English, and have a speaking proficiency equivalent to that of an educated native speaker. Applicants will have to take a bilingual proficiency assessment.
  2. It is recommended that all applicants should have completed at least one term of college English.
  3. After the Information Session, all interested students must submit a Translation and Interpreting application
  4. All applicants must attend the Information Session via Zoom or in person.

Program Policies

Progression in the T&I program requires taking some courses in a specific sequence.  Students must achieve “C” or higher in order to continue. If a student does not pass a course, it may be repeated the following year, dependent upon faculty recommendation and space availability.

Translation and Interpreting Courses

Register for classes using "Self-Service." Review the class schedule for classes, dates and times. Please contact Professor Kelly Nguyen-Jardin for any questions you may have. Here is her contact information:

Professor Kelly Nguyen-Jardin, 

(408)274-7900, ext 6332, 

kelly.nguyen-jardin@evc.edu

All classes will require the purchase of textbooks or other supplies, most of which will be available at the EVC Bookstore.

Vietnamese Translation and Interpreting Program Course Sequence

 

VIETNAMESE TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING COURSE SEQUENCE

SEMESTER 1: TI042, TI044

SEMESTER 2: TI041, TI045A, TI046A

SEMESTER 3: TI043, TI045B, TI046B

When you complete the program you will be able to . . .

  1. Translate texts from English to Vietnamese
  2. Identify grammatical differences between Vietnamese and English
  3. Apply the appropriate use of translation and interpreting in various settings, such as courts and hospitals.
  4. Interpret complex proceedings up to 145+ words per minute

T & I Spanish Program Information

T&I Spanish Application

Becoming a Student at EVC in the Translation and Interpreting Program

Interested students should submit an application so they can be notified when the next group of students will begin the Translation & Interpreting program sequence. This date will depend on the number of interested students and the availability of instructors.
The Translation and Interpreting Program provides a favorable learning environment that will equip the bilingual learner with the theoretical and practical skills and tools to begin the lifelong learning process as a translator and/or interpreter. This certificate may be completed in 3 semesters. Classes are usually offered on weekday evenings.
 

Minimum Requirements

  1. All applicants must be fluent in Spanish and English, and have a speaking proficiency equivalent to that of an educated native speaker. Applicants will have to take a bilingual proficiency assessment.
  2. It is recommended that all applicants should have completed at least one term of college English.
  3. All applicants must submit an online Translation and Interpreting application. Here is the T & I Spanish Application Link.
  4. All applicants must attend an orientation.

Program Policies

Progression in the T&I program requires taking some courses in a specific sequence.  Students must achieve “C” or higher in order to continue. If a student does not pass a course, it may be repeated the following year, dependent upon faculty recommendation and space availability.

Translation and Interpreting Courses

Register for classes using  "Self-Service. Review the class schedule for classes, dates and times. Please contact Prof, Claudia Schalesky. Here is her contact information:

Claudia Schalesk

408-274-7900, ext 6233

Claudia.schalesky@evc.edu

All classes will require the purchase of textbooks or other supplies, most of which will be available at the EVC Bookstore.

Spanish Translation and Interpreting Program Course Sequence

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

Spanish 31 
Introduction to Translation and Interpreting 
(4 units) 
Spanish 35 
Sight Translation 
(3 units)

Spanish 32 
Spanish Grammar and Composition 
(3 units) 
Spanish 36A 
Consecutive Interpreting 
(3 units) 
Spanish 37A 
Simultaneous Interpreting 
(3 units)


Spanish 33 
Spanish-English Linguistic Analysis 
(3 units) 
Spanish 36B 
Consecutive Interpreting II 
(3 units) 
Spanish 37B 
Simultaneous Interpreting II 
(3 units)

When you complete the program you will be able to . . .

  1. Translate texts from English to Spanish
  2. Identify grammatical differences between Spanish and English
  3. Apply the appropriate use of translation and interpreting in various settings, such as courts and hospitals.
  4. Interpret complex proceedings up to 145+ words per minute

 

Tools & Resources

Resources To Support + Strengthen Your Studies

Contact

Robert Gutierrez

Dean, Language Arts

Acacia Building, Room AE-131
Spring Hours:
Mon-Thursday: 7am-6pm
Friday - Closed

Claudia Schalesky

Program Coordinator and Full-time Faculty

C-113
Acacia Building, Room AE-131
Spring Hours:
Mon-Thursday: 7am-6pm
Friday – Closed

Veronica Santos Liasos

Sr. Division Administrative Assistant

Acacia Buil​ding, Room AE-131

Alejandro J. Ramos Torres

Counselor

SC-201C