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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
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KKENKTMO Legal English 2 ECTS
Organised by
Preceding studies
Foundations of Business English (4 credits) or Introduction to Academic English (4 credits) or a course which is equivalent in content, extent and level.


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B2-C1
Strategic themes: Internationalisation

General description

Students will widen and deepen their knowledge of legal English so that they are able to communicate effectively in working life.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course students are expected to:

- be able to understand demanding academic and professional texts relating to their field;
- be able to discuss issues relating to their own field with both colleagues and laymen;
- be able to give a presentation relating to their academic field making use of suitable technology; be able to deal with questions that may arise in the course of a presentation and to lead a discussion arising from a presentation;
-be able to write texts typical for written communication in professional life;


Reading comprehension and terminology exercises;

-pair and group discussions;
-writing exercises;
-short presentations on various subjects;
-presentation and discussion of a subject relating to students' special fields.

Teaching methods

Contact teaching and group work max. 26h; independent work 28h.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English
In English

Active participation in class activities;
successful completion of assignments including a presentation.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Continuous assessment.

Study materials

Materials will be distributed during the course.

Belongs to following study modules

Language Centre
Language Centre
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.