Einkaufswagen 0

Legal English

Normaler Preis €60.00
Ein Kurs von Lecturio
Lektionen: 87 Lektionen
Länge: 05:14 hours
Sprache: English


Improve your legal English skills! Legal English is a field of the English language which deals with law related issues and how to communicate them properly. This video course includes the three different main aspects of legal English: General English skills, specific law, legal skills and last but not least communication skills. Lecturer Tim Aghotor guides you through different definitions. You will be able to improve core skills like reading comprehension, logical thinking in a legal context and particular wording as well as written legal communication..


Dr. Christian Bamberg führt Sie durch den Kurs, der sich an Mitarbeiter mit patientennahen Tätigkeiten und mit Tätigkeiten in der Organisation und Verwaltung richtet.

After this course I know:

  • Common law
  • The English legal system
  • The court system

Target group:

  • Everybody, who deal with legal issues in English



Chapter 1: Course Introduction (02:13)

  Lesson 1:    What is Legal English?

  Lesson 2:     Your Trainer of the course

  Lesson 3:     Course structure


Chapter 2: Introduction into legal English (19:16)

  Lesson 4:   Introduction into legal English

  Lesson 5:   A Brief Background

  Lesson 6:   The Statute of Pleading

  Lesson 7:   Introduction to Common Law

  Lesson 8:   The Meaning of Precedence

  Lesson 9:   Common Law as Addition to Statute Law

   Quiz 1:       6 Questions


Chapter 3: Basic legal Principles (36:51)

  Lesson 10:   Basic Legal Priciples

  Lesson 11:   Faktoren der Arbeitsumgebung

  Lesson 12:   The Court Hierarchy

  Lesson 13:   The Meaning of Jurisdiction

  Lesson 14:   Primary and Secondary Authorities

  Lesson 15:   The Meaning of Caselaw

  Lesson 16:   Sources of the Common Law

  Lesson 17:   Understanding How It Works

  Lesson 18:   The Meaning of Equity

  Lesson 19:   Summary

   Quiz 2:         6 Questions


Chapter 4: The English legal system  (23:22)

  Lesson 20:   Does the Uk have a constitution?

  Lesson 21:   The Separation of Powers

  Lesson 22:   The Subpremacy of Parliament

  Lesson 23:   The Role oft he ECJ

  Lesson 21:   The Rule of Law

   Quiz 3:         8 Questions


Chapter 5: The sources of law (33:11)

  Lesson 24:   The sources of law

  Lesson 25:   The Parliament as a source of law

  Lesson 26:   The Statute Law

  Lesson 27:   Delegated Legislation

  Lesson 28:   Statutory Instruments

  Lesson 29:   Informal Rules

  Lesson 30:   Procedural Rules

  Lesson 31:   Procedural Rules

  Lesson 32:   Interpretive Guides

  Lesson 33:   Summary

   Quiz 4:         6 Questions


Chapter 6: The English Courts (18:07)

  Lesson 34:   The English Courts

  Lesson 35:   Civil and Criminal Law

  Lesson 36:   The Court of Appeal and the High Court

  Lesson 37:   Magistrates´Courts

  Lesson 38:   Administrative Tribunals

  Lesson 39:   Summary

   Quiz 5:         3 Questions


Chapter 7: Reading Comprehension (27:55)

  Lesson 40:   Reading Comprehension

  Lesson 41:   Ways to active Reading

  Lesson 42:   The Usage of Keywords

  Lesson 43:   The Relation between Topic, Scope and Purpose

  Lesson 44:   The Main Idea of a Text

  Lesson 45:   Creating a Road Map of a text

  Lesson 46:   Summary

   Quiz 6:         6 Questions


Chapter 8: Logical reasoning (29:02)

  Lesson 57:   Introduction to logical reasoning

  Lesson 48:   The structure of arguments

  Lesson 49:   Paraphrase the author´s points

  Lesson 50:   Answer possible questions

  Lesson 51:   Remember the scope of the argument

  Lesson 52:   Summary

   Quiz 7:         5 Questions


Chapter 9: Formal logic (22:04)

  Lesson 53:   Introduction to formal logic

  Lesson 54:   Examples of formal logic

  Lesson 55:   Explanation of Contrapositive

  Lesson 56:   Sufficient conditions and necessary requirements

  Lesson 57:   Summary

   Quiz 8:         4 Questions


Chapter 10: Legal Writing (44:54)

  Lesson 58:   Why is writing important?

  Lesson 59:   What to consider for writing

  Lesson 60:   More to consider for writing

  Lesson 61:   Exercise for legal writing

  Lesson 62:   Strategies for effective legal writing

  Lesson 63:   The access to justice

  Lesson 64:   The planning of legal writing

  Lesson 65:   The step of writing

  Lesson 66:   More about paragraphing

  Lesson 67:   Paragraphing exercise

  Lesson 68:   Summary

   Quiz 9:         7 Questions


Chapter 11: English contracts (26:07)

  Lesson 69:   The basics of english contracts

  Lesson 70:   The meeting of minds

  Lesson 71:   Offer and acceptance

  Lesson 72:   Mutual consideration

  Lesson 73:   Performance or delivery

  Lesson 74:   The statute of frauds

  Lesson 75:   Summary

   Quiz 10:       5 Questions


Chapter 12: Grammar for law (41:50)

  Lesson 76:   The usage of articles

  Lesson 77:   The usage of prepositions

  Lesson 78:   The usage of pronouns

  Lesson 79:   The usage of adjectives and adverbs

  Lesson 80:   The usage of nouns

  Lesson 81:   The Present Tense

  Lesson 82:   The Past Tense

  Lesson 83:   The usage of for and since

  Lesson 84:   Explaining Conditional 1 and 2

  Lesson 85:   The explanation of the sentence structure

  Lesson 86:   The usage of relative pronouns

   Lesson 87:   Summary

   Quiz 11:        7 Questions