Our Legal English course helps students develop their English language skills so that they can communicate effectively in a legal working environment. Many of our clients are lawyers from some of the leading international law firms. Lawyers and legal professionals need to be able to understand documents written in English and to communicate effectively with professional colleagues around the world.
When you’re undertaking this course, students must take a minimum of 10 lessons of Legal English per week and 20 lessons of General English.
The course for Legal English uses task-based learning which involves group exercise, supervised discussions, role play and presentations. Students will develop their abilities in key skills such as speaking, listening, reading and writing. Also, they will widen their understanding of essential legal English, language structures, vocabulary, appropriate common expressions and grammar.
The course will typically develop language appropriate to the following areas:
- Company law
- Contract law
- Employment law
- Sale of goods
- Property law
- Intellectual property
- Competition law
- Negotiable instruments
- Secured transactions
Examination dates for 2019 are to be confirmed.
Standard – 30 lessons / 22.5 hours per week
A minimum of 10 lessons of Legal English per week, plus 20 lessons of General English per week.
ETC Legal English courses can be adapted to suit your needs. You can study Legal English for a minimum of one week or as many weeks as you wish depending on the time you have available and your learning needs.
Please note this is a sample timetable and may be subject to change