030577 KU International Legal English II (2020S)
- Registration is open from Mo 10.02.2020 11:00 to Tu 03.03.2020 23:59
- Registration is open from We 01.04.2020 09:00 to Fr 03.04.2020 10:00
- Deregistration possible until Th 30.04.2020 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.
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.