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OENG0810 Advanced Legal English: Writing (CEFR B2-C1), 3 ECTS cr. 
Code OENG0810  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Advanced Legal English: Writing (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 

Description
Aim 

The course provides the student with an opportunity to recognize the discursive structures commonly used in academic and professional settings in the field of law and to apply these in his/her own writing.
 
Upon successful completion of the course the student should be able
1) to write clear, reasonably fluent texts in English relatively free from mechanical errors
2) to write as a process, with attention to collaborative writing techniques and peer assessment 
2) to achieve the level B2 of the CEFR (the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

 
Contents 

The course will consist of assignments practicing the relevant genres as well as work on structures and vocabulary as necessary. Methodologically, the emphasis will lie on writing as a process, with due attention paid to collaborative writing techniques and peer assessment.

 
Previous studies 

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

 
Methods 

Active participation in class, peer assessments. Exercises 36 h.

 
Requirements 

Regular attendance, class participation and successful completion of the writing assignments.

 
Evaluation 

Pass/fail, based on class participation, completion of and progress in the writing assignments.

 
Timing 

Autumn and spring term

 
Target Group 

Fourth-year students.

 
Tutor 

Jan Chovanec
Linda Taylor

 
Language of instruction 

English

 
Compulsory 

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 
or
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 

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

 


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type ECTS cr. Teacher Schedule
Finished Advanced Legal English Writing and Oral Communication for Academic Purposes  Group Exercise  Linda Taylor  04.09.19 -12.12.19
Reg. time is off. Advanced Legal English Writing and Oral Communication for Academic Purposes  Group Exercise  Linda Taylor  15.01.20 -23.04.20

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