SPAIN 2020: Interpreter Training
“Discovering the Parallels:
Civil Law vs US Common Law”
MAY 10 – 16, 2020

The program is scheduled to give participants structured classroom activities, group tours as well as FREE time to visit the Monasterio de San Lorenzo, Valle de Los Caidos, Avila, hike the surrounding mountains, or jump on the bus to Madrid and explore the hidden treasures of the capital city on your own. 

Day 1 – Sunday May 10, 2020 

9:00 am – 2:00 pm ARRIVAL
2:30 pm Welcome Lunch and Orientation at the Hotel Florida 
4:00 pm Group Walking tour of San Lorenzo de El Escorial / FREE TIME
Evening Dinner at hotel or on your own

Day 2 – Monday May 11, 2020

8:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast at Hotel
9:15 am Meet in Hotel Lobby and walk to University
10:00 am – 2:00 pm Class: Spanish Civil Law vs US Common Law + Sight Translation 
2:00 pm Lunch at Hotel or on your own
4:00  – 8:00 pm Class: Organization of the Spanish Court System

Day 3 – Tuesday May 12, 2020

8:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast at Hotel
9:15 am Meet in Hotel Lobby and walk to University
9:30 am – 1:30  pm Class: Advanced Consecutive Interpreting + Ethics + Group Exercise
2:00 pm Lunch at Hotel or on your own
4:00  – 8:00 pm Judge’s Rulings – An in-depth study  + Group Exercise

Day 4 – Wednesday May 13, 2020

8:00 – 8:45 am Breakfast at the Hotel
9:00 am Meet in Hotel Lobby and walk to University
9:15 – 12:00 pm Class: Investigative Phase of Criminal Cases + Group Exercise
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Guest Speaker: Madrid Homicide Detective
1:30 pm Lunch at Hotel or on your own
Afternoon FREE
Evening Dinner at hotel or on your own

Day 5 – Thursday May 14, 2020

7:30 am Breakfast at Hotel
8:30 am – 2:30 pm Group Tour: Madrid Courthouse Visit and Lunch @ Casa Mingo (optional) 
Afternoon    FREE
Evening Dinner at hotel or on your own

Day 6 – Friday May 15, 2020

8:00 am Breakfast at Hotel
9:00 am – 7:00 pm Group Tour: Segovia (Lunch: Meson Jose María)
8:00 pm Return to hotel / Dinner at hotel or on your own

Day 7 – Saturday May 16, 2019     

Hotel Checkout 12:00 pm DEPARTURE 

 

PROGRAM INCLUDES

  • 6-night stay at the Hotel Florida
  • 2 meals per day at the Hotel Florida
  • 20 hours of intense Interpreter Training
  • Official “Certificado de Estudios” from the Real Centro Universitario “María Cristina”
  • Madrid Courthouse Visit: Audiencia Provincial (criminal court)
  • Excursion: SEGOVIA + professional Tour Guide + 4-course meal at El Meson José María

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