Free General Legal English Course – topics and links to Recordings & Presentations

Free General Legal English Course – topics and links to Recordings & Presentations

8 lessons of our Free General Legal English Course were broadcast between 7th of April to 1st of May 2020. Thanks to everyone, who attended the live broadcasts of the lessons. We hoped, you enjoyed them!

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Here is the information about the dates, topics together with the links to Recordings & Presentations:

Topics + Links to recordings & Presentations:

Lesson No.

Lesson Code

Date

Topics

 

Links to Recordings & Presentations:

1 GLEC-1.1





07.04.20 Legal Writing – Using short sentences and avoiding legalese words
Grammar – Using the active voice, Subject, Verb, Object
Legal Vocabulary – Problem words
  Click here to watch a recording from 07.04.20.
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2 GLEC-1.2



10.04.20 Contract drafting – Structure of a contract
Grammar – Avoiding nominalisations
Legal Vocabulary – Latin legal words
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3 GLEC-1.3



14.04.20 Legal English – Power of Punctuation
Grammar
– Use of Colons in legal arguments
Legal Vocabulary
– Legal phrasal verbs
  Click here to watch a recording from 14.04.20.
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4 GLEC-1.4




17.04.20 Contract Law – 5 essential requirements of Common Law contacts
Grammar – Using legal prepositions
Legal Vocabulary – Legal collocations
  Click here to watch a recording from 17.04.20.
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5 GLEC-1.5



21.04.20 Legal Writing – Multiple Negatives
Grammar –
Hereby, Thereby, Whereby
Legal Vocabulary – 
Latin legal words
  Click here to watch a recording from 21.04.20.
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6 GLEC-1.6



24.04.20 Contract drafting Avoid using the word shall
Grammar
Avoid Compound prepositions
Legal Vocabulary
– Latin legal words
  Click here to watch a recording from 24.04.20.
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7

GLEC-1.7

28.04.20

Legal English – Idiomatic legal phrases and their meaning
Grammar –
How to use and avoid legal prepositions
Legal Vocabulary –
more Legal Vocabulary

  Click here to watch a recording from 24.04.20.
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8
final
lesson
GLEC-1.8 01.05.20 Contract Law – Frustration of Contracts
Grammar –
Forming legal verbs, nouns and adjectives from the same word
Legal Vocabulary –
more Legal Vocabulary
  Click here to watch a recording from 01.05.20.
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