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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

Prof. Mario González-Hernández

Workshop Guide

LegalEnglish

w o r k s h o p

2013 edition

Chapter 1

Getting
Started

This chapter will help our participants determine
personal strengths and areas of opportunity. We
associate our materials with individual interests and
specific skills. A diagnostic evaluation will be carried
out in and out of the classroom.

1. Introduction

The Legal English Workshop is a 12-year old professional training program aimed

to help Spanish-speaking lawyers to improve their professional skills in the English

language.

Over the years, we have experienced a worldwide connection of legal systems

across nations and a huge opportunity for legal professionals to participate on a

global scale either in the public or the private sectors.

Language and law endure an everlasting marriage. Grammar and semantics are

the basis of law itself. And this course has been designed to study and practice

the relationship between both phenomena.

a. Practical understanding and usage of English and Spanish

Grammar

Despite the fact that this is not a grammar course per se. We do encourage the

practical study of the fundamentals of grammar in both languages. This workshop

includes practical grammar presentations and exercises which will help

participants refresh some relevant linguistic principles. Participants soon realize

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