Legal English for LLM Students

COVID-19 OFFER

In order to assist lawyers and law students around the world affected by the coronavirus, TransLegal is offering a select number of our courses for free until July 1, 2020.

Who is the course for?

This course is specifically designed for students whose native language is not English but who are studying for an LLM degree in an English-speaking country or who are planning to enroll in such a program of study.

What does the course teach?

It teaches over 750 terms essential for successful postgraduate legal studies in English, and also includes invaluable study tips, exercises designed to train your academic legal skills development and reading, writing, listening and speaking practice. The texts are all taken from common law legal systems and provide an indispensable introduction to common law legal systems.

How long will the course take?

Approximately 15 hours.

Curriculum

    1. Understanding the law
    2. Understanding cases
    3. Key legal topics 1
    4. Law, fact and language
    5. Common law and the doctrine of judicial precedent
    6. Key legal topics 2
    7. Understanding statutes
    8. Academic legal skills 1: Listening skills
    9. Academic legal skills 2: Writing skills
    10. Answering problem questions