030262 KU International Legal English I (2019W)
- Registration is open from Mo 02.09.2019 00:01 to Fr 20.09.2019 23:59
- Deregistration possible until Fr 11.10.2019 23:59
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Writing: to improve your ability to write common legal texts like letters and memoranda
Listening: to increase your understanding of spoken English when it is used to speak about legal topics in client meetings, conferences, seminars etc
Speaking: developing your confidence in explaining and discussing legal topics in English.
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
Reading (40mins) / Listening (35 mins). Resits are not possible. There will also be an in-course writing exercise which constitutes one third of the Assessment score.
Reading: semantic precision, grammatical and lexical knowledge, awareness of text structure and understanding gist, detail, opinion and information
Listening: understanding gist, detail, function, opinion and inference; also retrieving specific information, identifying speakers and topics; recognising attitude.
Writing: concise expression, accuracy of language, organisation of content and relevance.