Course programmes are designed to suit your particular needs; if you decide to attend a Loquitur course, we will ask you to complete a ‘needs analysis’ questionnaire so that we can create a programme specially for you.
The programme below was created for M.H., a German lawyer who attended a one-week course in 2019. It was devised following needs analysis of her particular legal language needs.
Session 1 Introduction to Legal English
Session 2 The Language of Commercial Contract Law – elements of a contract
Session 3 Speaking: the language of meetings – expressing opinions and reservations
Session 1 The Language of Company Law – formation of a company
Session 2 Speaking: negotiating an agreement
Session 3 Writing: developing a ‘plain English’ style – part one
Session 1 Workshop: based on trainee’s own written work – part one
Session 2 The Language of Commercial Contract Law – standard terms of a contract
Session 3 Writing: a letter of advice
Session 1 The Language of Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment)
Session 2 The Language of Company Law – life of a company and winding up.
Session 3 The Language of Civil Litigation
Session 1 The Language of Commercial Contract Law – breach and remedies
Session 2 Workshop: based on trainee’s own written work – part two
Session 3 Writing: developing a ‘plain English’ style – part two. Course review and continuing development.