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OENG0711 Legal English: Oral Skills (CEFR B2), 2 ECTS cr. 
Code OENG0711  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Legal English: Oral Skills (CEFR B2)  Abbreviation Legal English: 
Credits2 ECTS cr.  Date of expiry  
TypeLanguage studies Subject0004 English 
ClassCourse  Hours  
Study right   GradingPass, Fail, Grades 1-5 
Recommended timing 
Organisation Language Centre 


The course provides the student with an opportunity to develop academic communication skills and strategies through focused oral skills exercises.

Upon successful completion of the course the student should have
1) requisite confidence and skills to handle academic situations
2) the competence corresponding to the level B2 of the CEFR (the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). 


The students will engage in oral skills through active participation and discussion of the subject matter.

Previous studies 

Students should have completed at least one year of study in Law to provide them with necessary conceptual foundation for comparing legal systems.


Group work and exercises 24 h. Discussion may be conducted in small groups, open dialogue, or by other communication strategies. The student will be expected to contribute her or his opinion to the subject matter being discussed based on the method used.


Active participation in the classroom sessions.


Pass/fail based on class participation.


Autumn and spring term

Target Group 

Second- or third-year students.


Zoë Koivu
Linda Taylor

Language of instruction 



Compulsory for students intending to complete their foreign language requirement in English.

Additional information 

Alternative courses:
1. OENG0710 Legal English: Reading Comprehension
OENG0711 Legal English: Oral Skills
2. OSAK0710 Oikeudellinen saksa, kirjallinen taito
OSAK0711 Oikeudellinen saksa, suullinen taito
3. ORAN0710 Oikeudellinen ranska, kirjallinen taito
ORAN0711 Oikeudellinen ranska, suullinen taito
4. OVEN0710 Oikeudellinen venäjä, kirjallinen taito
OVEN0711 Oikeudellinen venäjä, suullinen taito


Registration under OENG0710 Legal English: Reading Comprehension. No registration under OENG0711 Legal English: Oral Skills.


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