Legal English

Structure Type: Course
Code: TLS4213
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 2.0 points
Responsible Teacher: i
Language of Instruction: English

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
T-LT-2012   3 spring   2.0        
T-LT-2012V   3 spring   2.0        
T-LT-2013   3 spring   2.0        
LT-2014   3 spring   2.0        
LT-2014V   3 spring   2.0        
LT-2015   3 spring   2.0        
LT-2016   3 spring   2.0        
LT-2017   3 spring   2.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student becomes familiar with legal terminology in the English language. The student also learns to communicate in costumer service situations. In addition, the students is also able to communicate in writing with costumers.

Student's Workload

Total work 54 h of which 26 h in the classroom and 28 h indepently.
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Business English five credit points


Legal terminology, especially in legal proceedings.

Recommended or Required Reading

Handouts given by the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Reading, writing, conversations and oral exercises.

Assessment Criteria

5 the student
- acts in various groups
- understands the significance of international communication as a part of professional interaction
- communicates in English professionally

3 the student
- acts in various groups in an target-oriented way and as the situation requires
- communicate professionally in English – - act as a member of student group

1 the student
- recognizes the need for international communication as a part of professional interaction
- has basic skills English

Assessment Methods

Continuous assesment and exam (0-5).