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English For Law

A digital coursebook for classroom instruction or self-study

From the authors of International Legal English, the world’s bestselling coursebook in Legal English
for over a decade (published by Cambridge University Press)

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Run an online, blended or f2f Legal English Course using our e-Coursebook.

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Universal

The coursebook material is suitable for learners from B2+ level through to C2 on the CEFR. It is designed to meet the both the pre-service and vocational Legal English needs of law students and legal professionals. The course is also suitable for lawyers in their early years of legal practice.

Extensive

The coursebook consists of 12 units. The authentic materials used as the basis of the course come from a variety of academic, legislative, and vocational contexts. The fields of law covered include commercial law, criminal law, negligence, comparative law, public and private international law, intellectual property law, and human rights.

Online

Work with your students or teachers at distance through your preferred web conferencing system. The package is built around TransLegal’s powerful Learning Management System, which can be incorporated into your instituion’s own LMS.

Support for teachers

The coursebook includes free access to the teacher’s book (available September 2021) including extensive additional material for class use, teacher support via training webinars and a course authoring tool to help teachers develop their own content.

The complete package to improve your language skills

English for Law is blended learning Legal English course with material suitable for learners from B2+ level through to C2 on the CEFR. It is designed to meet the both the pre-service and vocational Legal English needs of law students and legal professionals.

The course is also suitable for lawyers in their early years of legal practice, lawyers with little experience of using English in legal contexts, legal support staff who are regularly required to assist lawyers in their work, and professionals who regularly work with lawyers or on legal matters.

English for Law provides the basic language skills needed by lawyers practicing in the international legal community, as well as substantial material aimed at students needing English for Academic Legal Purposes.

The course also introduces the essential vocabulary of Legal English, and includes notes and exercises on some key areas of grammar. The authentic materials used as the basis of the course come from a variety of academic, legislative, and vocational contexts. The fields of law covered include commercial law, criminal law, negligence, comparative law, public and private international law, intellectual property law, and human rights

Who is the course for?

English for Law is a blended learning Legal English coursebook with material suitable for learners from B2+ level through to C2 on the CEFR. It is designed to meet the both the pre-service and vocational Legal English needs of law students and legal professionals.

The course is also suitable for lawyers in their early years of legal practice, lawyers with little experience of using English in legal contexts, legal support staff who are regularly required to assist lawyers in their work, and professionals who regularly work with lawyers or on legal matters.

What does the course teach?

English for Law provides the basic language skills needed by lawyers practicing in the international legal community, as well as substantial material aimed at students needing English for Academic Legal Purposes.

The course also introduces the essential vocabulary of Legal English, and includes notes and exercises on some key areas of grammar.

The authentic materials used as the basis of the course come from a variety of academic, legislative, and vocational contexts. The fields of law covered include commercial law, criminal law, negligence, comparative law, public and private international law, intellectual property law, and human rights.

How is the course designed?

The complete package is built around TransLegal’s powerful Learning Management System, which in turn can be incorporated into your institution’s own LMS. It comprises the following key components:

  • a 12-unit digital coursebook
  • an extensive library of handouts for self-study and class use
  • communicative case studies training reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in an authentic context
  • communicative speaking and writing tasks
  • over 350 self-study exercises with automated feedback
  • regular updates with additional material
  • a free to access teacher’s book including extensive further material for class use
  • teacher support via training webinars
  • full access to TransLegal’s World Law Dictionary
  • the ability to work with your students at distance through your preferred web conferencing system.
  • a course authoring tool to help teachers develop their own content (currently under development)