✨ New Year Deal: Sign up for our newsletter and get 12% discount for all online courses!✨

legal english

Legal English 2

400,00 
  • 24 teaching units
  • 12 weekly lessons
  • 90 minutes
  • Format: Group (3-8)
  • Place: Online
  • ZENITH lingo Language Academy
    Course start: 2023-05-01
  • ZENITH lingo Language Academy
    Course end: 2023-07-28
  • ZENITH lingo Language Academy
    Registration end: 2023-03-20
Course ID: LE_2
You can also customize the course by sending us a request.
We will get back to you within 48 hours.

Get a custom course

If your answers is YES, please provide us with their names and email adresses
If your answers is NO, do you want ZENITH lingo to create a pair/group course for you?
Weekly:
2 units (90 minutes) / 4 units (180 minutes) / 6 units (270 minutes) / 8 units (360 minutes) / 10 units (450 minutes) / 12 units (540 minutes)

Semi-intensive:
25 units (1.125 minutes) distributed to 5 half-day lessons, 5 units (225 minutes) per day

Intensive:
24 units (1.080 minutes) distributed to 3 full-day lessons, 8 units (360 minutes) per day

1. Course description

How is legal English different from regular English?

Legal English is a particular form of English used in the law context. It can be very different from the standard English used in everyday conversation and communication.

The main difference between regular and legal English is that legal English is a specialized form of English used in the legal profession. It has its own vocabulary, grammar, and syntax and is used to communicate and interpret laws. In addition, legal English uses special terminology and phrases specific to the law and a particular way of constructing arguments and presenting legal information.

On the other hand, standard English is the form of English used in everyday communication. It is not explicitly designed for use in the legal profession and does not have the special vocabulary or syntax characteristic of legal English.

Key differences between legal and regular English include using Latin phrases and terms, more formal and precise writing, and focusing on legal concepts and principles. Legal English is an important language for anyone working in the legal field, as it is essential for understanding and interpreting laws.

Why is legal English important to law professionals?

There are a few reasons why lawyers must have a good command of English. First and foremost, the law is a complex and multifaceted field, and the ability to communicate legal ideas and concepts is critical to success. This is especially important when drafting legal documents such as contracts, pleadings, and other court documents. In these cases, it is essential to use precise language and avoid ambiguity to ensure that the document accurately reflects the intentions of the parties involved.

In addition, good English skills are essential for lawyers, as they often need to communicate with clients and other legal professionals who may not speak the same language. Explaining legal concepts and ideas clearly and understandably can help build trust with clients and facilitate collaboration with other lawyers.

Finally, good English skills can also be necessary for lawyers in the global legal market. In this context, the ability to communicate effectively in English can open up new opportunities and help professionals build successful careers in the international legal community.

Learning legal English at ZENITH lingo

The Legal English 1 course at ZENITH Lingo is designed for legal professionals, law students, and anyone who needs to improve their English language skills for use in the legal field. This comprehensive course covers a wide range of legal topics and provides students with the necessary skills to communicate effectively in legal settings. The course focuses on developing proficiency in legal vocabulary and language and the ability to read, understand, and analyze legal documents.

Whether you are a non-native English speaker looking to study law or a native speaker looking to advance your legal career, the Legal English 1 course can provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.

Pre-requisite: Legal English 1

Certificate

Upon successful completion of the Legal English 2 course, learners will be awarded a Certificate of Completion. Those who demonstrate active participation in at least 85% of the classes and achieve a score of 90% or higher on course assessments will be eligible to receive a Certificate of Achievement. These certificates serve as recognition of the student’s dedication and accomplishment in the course.

2. What you will learn

In Legal English 2 course, students will learn key legal concepts, vocabulary, and the grammar commonly used in legal settings. Through a variety of exercises and activities, students will learn how to communicate effectively in English within the context of the legal profession.

In addition to developing their language skills, students will also become familiar with the legal systems of English-speaking countries, such as the United States and the United Kingdom, giving them a better understanding of the legal environment in which they will be working.

By the end of the course, students should have a strong foundation in Legal English and be able to apply their skills in a professional legal environment.

3. Who is this course for?

  • lawyers
  • legal professionals
  • legal consultants
  • legal assistants
  • paralegals
  • senior managers
  • law students

4. Course program

Lesson 1

Reading and Discussion: Employing people

Vocabulary: Key words for employment law

Lesson 2

Reading and Discussion: Real Property Law

Vocabulary: Essential vocabulary for property law

Lesson 3

Reading and Discussion: Anti-competitive behavior

Vocabulary: Essential vocabulary for competition law

Lesson 4

Reading and Discussion: Sale of Goods

Vocabulary: Consumer rights

Lesson 5

Reading and Discussion: International Law

Vocabulary: Subjects of the international community

Lesson 6

Reading and Discussion: Alternative Dispute Resolution

Vocabulary: Dispute resolution

Lesson 7

Reading and Discussion: Contracts and Agreements 1

Vocabulary: Forming a contract

Lesson 8

Reading and Discussion: Contracts and Agreements 2

Vocabulary: Forming a contract

Lesson 9

Reading and Discussion: Mergers and acquisitions

Vocabulary: Essential vocabulary for mergers and acquisitions topics

Lesson 10

Reading and Discussion: Risk management and insolvency

Vocabulary: Word association

Lesson 11

Reading and Discussion: European law

Vocabulary: European institutions

Lesson 12

Reading and Discussion: Inheritance rights

Vocabulary: Wills

Lesson 1

Reading and Discussion: Employing people

Vocabulary: Key words for employment law

Lesson 2

Reading and Discussion: Real Property Law

Vocabulary: Essential vocabulary for property law

Lesson 3

Reading and Discussion: Anti-competitive behavior

Vocabulary: Essential vocabulary for competition law

Lesson 4

Reading and Discussion: Sale of Goods

Vocabulary: Consumer rights

Lesson 5

Reading and Discussion: International Law

Vocabulary: Subjects of the international community

Lesson 6

Reading and Discussion: Alternative Dispute Resolution

Vocabulary: Dispute resolution

Lesson 7

Reading and Discussion: Contracts and Agreements 1

Vocabulary: Forming a contract

Lesson 8

Reading and Discussion: Contracts and Agreements 2

Vocabulary: Forming a contract

Lesson 9

Reading and Discussion: Mergers and acquisitions

Vocabulary: Essential vocabulary for mergers and acquisitions topics

Lesson 10

Reading and Discussion: Risk management and insolvency

Vocabulary: Word association

Lesson 11

Reading and Discussion: European law

Vocabulary: European institutions

Lesson 12

Reading and Discussion: Inheritance rights

Vocabulary: Wills

5. Customer reviews

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.

FAQ

What is a language course?
A language course at ZENITH lingo is a set of language lessons designed to assist or guide customers to improve their communication skills in a particular language.
What is a lesson?
Time spent with a language teacher to learn a language is a lesson which consist of teaching units.
What is a unit or teaching unit?
A unit or teaching unit is 45 minutes.
What is the minimum number of teaching units per lesson?
Minimum number of teaching units per lesson is two (2 x 45 minutes) or 90 minutes. Maximum number of teaching units per lesson is eight (8 x 45 minutes) or 360 minutes.
Can I book only one unit per lesson?
Unfortunately, currently we cannot offer only one-unit lesson to our clients.
What is the minimum number of lessons per course?
In group courses, we have determined number of lessons per course.
What equipment do I need to study English online with ZENITH lingo?
We recommend using a laptop or desktop computer as it makes it easier to follow our digital coursebooks. However, you can join online classes simply with your smart phone. We are currently using Zoom for our video lessons, so it is best if you download the Zoom software.

Contact us for a free consultation

If you need to talk to one of our experts, feel free to book online consultation or contact us with specific demands and we’ll customize a course for you within 48 hours.

Get a free consultation

New Year Deal:

Newsletter subscription

and get 12% discount for all online courses!


© ZENITH lingo
Back to Top