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The publisher of the successful practical handbook The Legal English Manual (ISBN 978-3-9524737-4-0, www.legalenglishexperts.com) is back with two new course books, which Lawbility has developed and applied in their Professional Legal English & Practical Skills Training since 2010: The Legal English Course Book Volume One/ Volume Two. The practical self-study material and the interactive lessons teach professional business language skills and legal terminology for its application in real-life situations. Besides that, you will be efficiently and professionally preparing yourself for the "PLEPS" Legal English Exam. Volume One contains professional language training including relevant grammar, along with practice examples, as well as an exam preparation for crash courses. Volume Two is an intensified continuation of Volume One. The team of authors is made up of Lawbility Legal English Coaches and internationally practicing lawyers, who functioned as linguists, legal experts and practitioners and have given the body of work its three emphases, namely a language focus (with examples of professional language), a legal focus (with a reference section for legal terminology) and a practical focus (application examples for professional situations). Target group Lawyers and legal practitioners who use legal English in their daily professional life, lawyers, legal employees and students in (further) education, legal specialist translators, lecturers and legal English teachers at universities and colleges. Content Volume One (10 Modules): Professional Language in Negotiations, Presentations & Meetings *Practice Examples for Correspondence & Editing: Contracts, Letters, E-Mails, Reports, Minutes "PLEPS" Exam Preparation Advantages at a Glance: *Course material from tried and tested legal English course concept *Teaches oral and written professional languages competences *Suitable for self-study and group lessons through different forms of training including solutions *Suitable for use in legal English courses at universities, in law firms and legal departments *Teacher's Handbook with useful methodical tips and Train The Trainer offers for lecturers available upon request (firstname.lastname@example.org) Date of release Volume Two: Summer 2018
Jenna Bollag *Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia *BA LL.B (Honours) (Monash University, Melbourne) *Cambridge Certified English Language Teacher *Legal Counsel in Commercial Law, Dr. J. Bollag & Cie. (2013 - 2014); Commercial Law Clerk at King & Wood Mallesons (2011), Allens (2012), and Arnold Bloch Leibler (2013) *Professional Legal English Language Coach for Lawbility Kathrin Weston Walsh *US attorney licensed in the District of Columbia and Colorado. *J.D., M.A. (Duke University School of Law, Dartmouth College) *Professional Legal English Language Program Director and Coach for Lawbility, Zurich, Switzerland *Lecturer in Legal English, University of Lucerne, Switzerland *Complex Commercial Litigation Attorney, Perkins Coie LLP and Holme Roberts and Owen LLP (now Bryan Cave LLP)
Preface How to Use the Course Book The Training and Coaching Legal English Teacher's Handbook Module I: Oral Negotiation and Pleading 1. Language Check 2. Advocacy and Pleading in Practice Module II: Meeting Language and Minutes 1. Reported Speech 2. Expressions for Negotiation and Legal Meetings 3. Legal Meetings 4. Minutes Module III: Contract Clauses and Emails 1. Introduction to Contract Formation 2. Key Terms: Contract Formation and Parties 3. Writing Practice Module IV: Legal Writing Skills 1. Capital Letters 2. Commas Module V: Exam Strategies and Revision 1. Informal vs. Formal 2. Practice Exam Module VI: Effective Negotiation Techniques 1. Introduction to Negotiation 2. Negotiation Techniques 3. Negotiations - Collocations and Expressions Module VII: Practice-Orientated Negotiation Scenario 1. Negotiation Exercise Module VIII: Reviewing Common Contract Clauses 1. Contract Comprehension 2. Key Terms and Collocations Module IX: Practical Email Training 1. Common Pitfalls and Phrases in Professional Correspondence Module X: Drafting Professional Correspondence and Memoranda 1. Professional Client Correspondence 2. Professional Drafting - Avoiding Common Stylistic and Usage Errors Answers Information about the Professional Legal English and Practical Skills (PLEPS) Examination Authors' Profiles
The Legal English Course Book Volume One
Professional Legal English and Practical Skills (PLEPS Examination)