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OENG0811 Advanced Legal English: Oral Skills (CEFR B2-C1), 3 ECTS cr. 
Code OENG0811  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Advanced Legal English: Oral Skills (CEFR B2-C1)  Abbreviation Advanced Legal 
Credits3 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 intensive practice in both cooperative and adversarial forms of spoken professional discourse.

Upon successful completion of the course the student should have
1) requisite confidence and skills to handle academic situations
2) peer assessment techniques that highlight the role of the listener as a key element in successful communication
3) effective methods of structuring and presenting arguments 
4) the competence corresponding at least to the level B2 of the CEFR (the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). 


The course will consist of distinctive features of spoken English and oral presentation; preparing and giving a presentation; illustrating points effectively; preparing, structuring and presenting arguments; peer and self-assessment using video where appropriate; pronunciation and fluency exercises.

Previous studies 

OENG0710 Legal English: Reading Comprehension
OENG0711 Legal English: Oral Skills


Active participation in class, preparation of presentations, peer assessments. Exercises 36 h.


Regular attendance and class participation.


Pass/fail, based on class participation.


Autumn and spring term

Target Group 

Fourth-year students.


Jan Chovanec
Linda Taylor

Language of instruction 



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

Additional information 

Alternative courses: 
ORUO0810 Syventävä oikeudellinen ruotsi, kirjoittaminen
ORUO0811 Syventävä oikeudellinen ruotsi, suullinen taito 
OENG0810 Advanced Legal English: Writing
OENG0811 Advanced Legal English: Oral Skills 
OSAK0810 Syventävä oikeudellinen saksa, kirjoittaminen
OSAK0811 Syventävä oikeudellinen saksa, suullinen taito 
ORAN0810 Syventävä oikeudellinen ranska, kirjoittaminen
ORAN0811 Syventävä oikeudellinen ranska, suullinen taito 
OVEN0810 Syventävä oikeudellinen venäjä, kirjoittaminen
OVEN0811 Syventävä oikeudellinen venäjä, suullinen taito


Registration under OENG0810 Advanced Legal English: Writing. No registration under OENG0811 Advanced Legal English: Oral Skills.


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