030577 KU Cambridge Legal English (ILEC) I (2016W)
- Registration is open from Sa 10.09.2016 00:01 to Tu 27.09.2016 22:00
- Deregistration possible until Mo 10.10.2016 22:00
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Students missing in the first session will be unsubscribed!
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Reading (40mins) Listening (35 mins). There will also be an in-course writing exercise.
The areas to be tested are described as:
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.
* We have bought bulk copies of the textbook and they will be available at the first lesson for 32.50¤ (saving ¤10 /12¤ compared with online prices).
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
Reading: improving your ability to read and understand legal texts such as legal journals, legislation, correspondence etc
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 meetings, conferences, seminars etc