LEGAL ENGLISH

THE COURSE


Develop your English language skills within a legal context, and prepare for the Test of Legal English Skills (TOLES). The Legal English is a full intensive course that covers fifteen areas of law and includes the study of real court trials in order to enhance the learning experience of the students.

 

 

LONDON


London is the centre of the world according to the londoners. It is a lively city, full of atractions, museums, parks, restaurants, theatre, music, sports and yet new surprises to be dicovered. This special course will take you the Royal Courts of Justice, where you will have an unique guided experience.

 

 

THE CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

 

Established in 1964, Wimbledon School of English is one of the oldest English language schools in the UK. The school was founded in Wimbledon Village by Mrs Marjorie Housden and she began by teaching English to overseas students who were living and working locally. Over the past 53 years, WSE has developed a reputation as one of the best schools in the UK. We are a serious, academic school employing highly professional staff and The London Exam Centre for Cambridge examinations. So far Wimbledon School of English is one of only two English language schools in the UK to have received 15 strengths in a British Council inspection.  The full report is available to read online and we were named Centre of Excellence by the EL Gazette, according to British Council inspection results.

Available in January, June, July and October

THE COURSE


This full-time intensive 4-week course is intended for law students and practising lawyers who work or intend to work in an international legal setting. The course covers a broad range of Legal English topics, with an integrated focus on the preparation for The TOLES Exam – Test of Legal English Skills. The course is for students at Higher Intermediate Plus level and above (B2 and above on CEFR).

Course participants work on improving all four English skills within a commercial law context, in addition to learning specific legal terminology and how to use it appropriately.

Topics covered may include:

  • Corporate law
    • Business Associations
  • Contract law
  • Sale of goods
  • Intellectual Property
  • Employment law
  • Debtor-Creditor
  • Competition
  • Negotiable Instruments
  • Secured transactions
  • Aspects of International law
  • Negotiable Instruments
  • Real Property
     
 

 

Also included:

 

  • e-wimbledon learning platform
     
  • Internet access and WiFi
     
  • Welcome pack, student card & certificates
     
  • Guidance on self-study from the Study Centre Manager
     
  • Use of Study Centre and books / DVD libraries
     
  • 1:1 tutorial with the main course teacher
     
  • School based social activities
     
  • The course includes a visit to the Royal Courts of Justice, London

 

  • Maximum class size: 14 Students
     
  • 28 lessons (23 hours & 20 minutes) per week

    Course and TOLES Exam dates: January, June, July and October

     

 
 
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