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1.1 Outcomes
1.2 Introduction
1.3 The study process
1.3.1 The exploration phase
1.3.2 The fixation phase
1.3.3 The testing phase
1.4 The study environment
1.7.1 Prioritising
1.7.2 Time planning
1.8 Study groups
1.8.1 Why study groups?
1.8.2 What makes groups work?
1.8.3 Benefits of a study group
1.8.4 Disadvantages of study groups
1.8.5 Some ways in which a group can function
1.9 Note-making
1.9.1 Note-making styles
1.11.1 Hints on making good summaries
1.12 Dealing with assessment/testing
1.12.1 Writing assignments
1.14 Sources used in this study unit
2.1 Outcomes
2.2 Introduction: When are you an effective reader?
2.3 To read and understand an Act of Parliament
2.4 Latin terms
2.5 How to read a court case
2.5.1 Case name
2.5.2 Year and volume
2.5.3 Series of law reports
2.5.4 The page where the report starts
2.5.5 The court where the case was decided
2.5.6 The structure of a reported decision
2.6 Reading and understanding a journal article
2.7 Conclusion
2.8 Sources used in this study unit
3.1 Outcomes
3.2 Introduction
3.3 DVD
3.4 Finding primary sources
3.4.1 Finding legislation
3.4.2 Finding court cases
3.4.3 Finding common law
3.5 Finding secondary sources
3.5.1 Books
3.5.2 Journal articles
3.6 Finding sources electronically
3.6.1 Useful search engines and websites for legal research
3.7 Presenting research results
3.7.1 Style
3.7.2 Footnotes and bibliography
3.8 Conclusion
3.9 Sources used in this study unit
4.1 Outcomes
4.2 Introduction
4.3 Non-verbal communication
4.3.1 What is non-verbal communication?
4.3.2 The importance of non-verbal communication for a lawyer
4.3.3 Examples of non-verbal communication
4.4 Interviewing
4.4.1 Why interviewing skills?
4.4.2 Preparing for interviews
4.4.3 The actual interview
4.5 Listening skills
4.5.1 Why listening skills?
4.5.2 What is a good listener?
4.5.3 Ways of listening
4.6 Logic and legal arguments
4.6.1 What is logic?
4.6.2 General remarks
4.7 Oral advocacy
4.7.1 Important points to consider
4.8 Conclusion
4.9 Sources used in this study unit
5.1 Outcomes
5.2 Introduction: What are numeric skills?
5.3 Addition and subtraction of numbers
5.4 Multiplication and division
5.5 Fractions, decimals and percentages
5.5.1 Fractions
5.5.2 Decimals
5.5.3 Percentages
5.6 Pocket calculators
5.7 Apportionment
5.8 Rate of exchange
5.9 Interest
5.10 Tax
5.11 Apportionment of damages
5.12 Attorney’s account
5.13 Conclusion
5.14 Sources used in this study unit
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