Legal english 20 -30 ( Young Legal English)For the young lawyer
What you can expect to achieve from your course:
- Visiting legal experts: there are usually two per course, chosen to provide up-to-date professional input into the course. At least one will be actively involved in practising law.
- Visits to legal London: a visit to the Old Bailey; a visit to the Civil Courts if they are sitting.
- Speaking activities including case studies in legal problems and various aspects of the legal process; negotiations.
- Legal Vocabulary: particularly legal terms relating to commercial law, contracts and describing legal concepts.
- Grammar: revision of some of the most important grammatical aspects of the language, practised within a legal context.
- Listening comprehension: with live speakers; by using audio and video interviews with lawyers or legal experts.
- Negotiating skills: important for lawyers as they become increasingly involved in the commercial process.
- Communication skills: key language skills used in discussions, negotiations, conflict and dealing with difficult situations.
- Networking English: basic situations such as business hospitality, travelling, inviting, advising, apologizing etc; more advanced situations demanding tact and careful presentation.
- Using the telephone effectively
London, Holland Park Gardens
Who's it for?
junior professionals (20-30 years) – Average age 25 years
(optional 4th week for TOLES preparation)
Hours per week
24 hours per week
09.30 – 16.00 Monday – Friday
You can access this course form a level B1 Intermediate to a level C2 Advanced
8 January, 5 February, 5 March, 23 April, 4 June, 2 July, 30 July, 10 September, 22 October, 3 December
Three external speakers
Visits to criminal court, civil court and the Houses of Parliament (when in session)
Access to Word Stream online Legal English course
Daily 3-course lunch (Monday to Friday)
Access to Online learning portal
All course material and resources
Detailed end-of-course report
Networking reception every Monday