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Legal English Workbook

Legal English Workbook

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Published by Mario González
A guide used for the Legal English Workshop Online. www.le-workshop.com
A guide used for the Legal English Workshop Online. www.le-workshop.com

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Published by: Mario González on Mar 18, 2013
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Legal
English
w o r k s h o p
2013 edition
 
Chapter 1
GettingStarted
This chapter will help our participants determinepersonal strengths and areas of opportunity. Weassociate our materials with individual interests andspecific skills. A diagnostic evaluation will be carriedout in and out of the classroom.
 
1. Introduction
The
Legal English Workshop
is a 12-year old professional training program aimedto help Spanish-speaking lawyers to improve their professional skills in the Englishlanguage.Over the years, we have experienced a worldwide connection of legal systemsacross nations and a huge opportunity for legal professionals to participate on aglobal scale either in the public or the private sectors.Language and law endure an everlasting marriage. Grammar and semantics arethe basis of law itself. And this course has been designed to study and practicethe relationship between both phenomena.
a. Practical understanding and usage of English and SpanishGrammar
Despite the fact that this is not a grammar course
 per se
. We do encourage thepractical study of the fundamentals of grammar in both languages. This workshopincludes practical grammar presentations and exercises which will helpparticipants refresh some relevant linguistic principles. Participants soon realize
CONTENT1.Introductiona.Practical understanding and usage ofEnglish and Spanish grammar.b.Accurate interpretation andapplication of legal concepts andterms.c.Insight on comparative law fromdi
erent traditions.d.Use of tools and technology.2.Preliminary Evaluation
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