Dr. José L. Varela-Ibarra, FCCI

Your Spanish Language Expert

Dr. José L. Varela-Ibarra, FCCI, has been conducting interpreter training programs for over 25 years. He taught graduate interpreting and translation courses at San Diego State University's Imperial Valley Campus and The University of Texas at Brownsville (now of the Rio Grande Valley), and undergraduate courses at Eastern Kentucky University and The University of the West Indies in Barbados, where he was Costa Rican ambassador Dr. Rodrigo Arguedas' escort interpreter for a year and a half. In addition to translating and interpreting, Dr. Varela is a court qualified Spanish language expert witness.

Dr. Varela served as Standards Setter and Rater for the former NAJIT federal level examination. He has presented papers at national and international conferences. With Dr. Dagoberto Orrantia, he trained Federal exam candidates from coast to coast and in Mexico, Texas immigration interpreters, and Brazil's Universidade do Maranhao future translation professors. Since the Pandemic, Dr. Varela has published over 20 books for professional interpreters.


 Currently, he conducts online one-to-one oral exam training classes and small group webinars, provides language services for law firms, business clients, organizations, government agencies, and individuals. 



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PEDAGOGIC

Coaching interpreting oral exam candidates to do their best. Teaching advanced classes and webinars.

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LINGUISTIC

Language services for law firms, businesses, organizations, government agencies, and individuals.

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MARKETING

Transcreating your marketing materials, brochures, web content, emails, documents, and books..

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Español juríco en contexto

Español juríco en contexto

Español jurídico en conexto is an innovative way for you to learn authentic Spanish criminal proceedings terminology and phraseology.

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El habla de la Mara Salvatrucha

El habla de la Mara Salvatrucha

EL HABLA DE LA MARA SALVATRUCHA es tuyo por nadita. ¡Cómpralo ya, baboso!

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Español cubano en contexto

Español cubano en contexto

No hay expañol más innovador que el español cubano. Familia, no te quedes atrás del palo.

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Passing the Federal Oral Exam

Passing the Federal Oral Exam

Five books in one, covering all parts of interpreting oral exams. A must-have for certification candidates and interpreters wishing to upskill.

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Ballistics for Court Interpreters

Ballistics for Court Interpreters

Extensive documentation, English terminology, English>Spanish glossary, videos for simultaneous interpretation practice, exercises, firearms graphics, and two self-scoring tests.

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