International Business Communications 32 for Lawyers

Who are these programmes designed for?

This legal english course is suitable for both qualified lawyers and those who are planning to start their career in Law. You will focus on developing your Business English, Business Skills and Legal English. You will develop your Legal English vocabulary and learn how to communicate in a legal environment. You will also develop key legal writing strategies and techniques. This course will also prepare you for the Cambridge International Legal English Certificate (ILEC)

The English for International Business Communications course is designed to equip you with the language and skills you need in order to be successful in any work place.  Throughout the course, you will continue improve your English language ability through the context of Business English. You will also learn key skills that are needed in any business environment, such as how to negotiate and how to give presentations.

What Business English training will you receive at MLS?

Business English Training

 Listening Comprehension: You will be introduced to a range of accents and speeds of speaking within an international business environment. Listening practice will be delivered through a range of authentic situations such as listening in meetings and taking minutes, listening for key information in presentations and on the telephone and listening for detail in conferences.

 Speaking: The aim of these lessons is to increase your confidence and fluency through guided work, discussion, role-play and group or individual presentations. Attention is paid to clear production of connected speech as well as of individual sounds. You will gain speaking practice through authentic business tasks such as giving presentations, participating in meetings and using social English for networking.

Reading: You will learn specific reading skills such as skimming, scanning and dealing with unknown vocabulary. These skills will help you to understand authentic business documents such as reports and proposals. You will also gain reading practice by looking at up to date case studies and articles from various business publications and newspapers.

Writing: You will be given training in writing for a number of purposes and will learn the necessary grammar, structure and vocabulary you need in order to produce successful business documents.

The Programme:

Sample Timetable: 

(Actual lesson times may vary):

  Monday Tuesday

Wednesday       

Thursday Friday

0900-1030

 

General English - Element 3 General English - Element 3 General English - Element 3 General English - Element 3 General English - Element 3

1100-1230

Business Skills:

effective personal development skills - Element 6

Business Skills:

effective team leadership skills - Element 6

Business Skills:

effective

business writing Skills - Element 6

Business Skills:

effective

customer relationship skills- Element 6

Business Skills:

effective

business speaking skills - Element 6

1330-1500

Business English - Element 5 Business English - Element 5 Business English - Element 5 Business English - Element 5 Business English - Element 5

1515-1600

Legal English   Legal English