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The challenges of Legal English

The challenges of Legal English

Learners of Legal English face particular challenges when working internationally. Due to differences between different countries' legal systems, Legal English vocabulary can be associated with unfamiliar legal concepts. Here are some of the terms that our Legal English course participants find challenging. (level: pre-advanced - proficiency; 7-9) Due to differences between different countries' legal systems, Legal English vocabulary can be associated with unfamiliar legal concepts. Here are some of the terms that our Legal English course participants find challenging. (level: pre-advanced - proficiency; 7-9)

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The London School of English at IATEFL 2019

The London School of English at IATEFL 2019

The 53rd International IATEFL Conference is being held in Liverpool on the 2nd to 5th of April. Three trainers from the London School of English and the director of London School Online will be giving talks. Find out more here.

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The Brexit countdown - in sporting terms

The Brexit countdown - in sporting terms

Native English speakers often use sports metaphors when talking about political and business situations. In this article, we take ten sporting expressions and apply them to the Brexit withdrawal process, together with an explanation of their meanings and origins. You can also use the idioms in a wide range of business and competitive contexts. This is a guest post from The London School of English, Nordic Region.

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How to maximise your IELTS writing score

How to maximise your IELTS writing score

Is there a minimum word limit in IELTS writing? What kind of questions will I see? What kind of language and essay structure will get the highest scores? Find out the answers to all these questions and more in this guide to IELTS writing, which includes effective tips that will help you increase your score.

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English for HR Managers: Jargon

English for HR Managers: Jargon

One of the main challenges for Human Resources managers is the jargon they must understand and use. In this article, trainer Richard gives specific examples of HR jargon, and explains some of the practical techniques that our English for Human Resources course uses to help course participants learn and practise in real contexts.

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