Legal English 20-30 - Virtual Groups

This virtual learning English course is delivered in small groups and will develop your confidence using English for legal purposes. Our trainers have a strong legal background and will focus on the essential legal vocabulary for a successful career in law. As well as developing your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, this course gives you the opportunity to network with other like-minded people and broaden your international network without even having to travel. 

The course is delivered at different session times so you can choose which is the best option for your time zone. 


Who is it for? 

This English language course is for people with a legal background who want excellent quality specialised language training without the need to travel. You are newly qualified, ambitious, and you want to excel in a legal career, or you may be getting ready to enter a legal profession and want to get ahead of your peers and give yourself the best chance of success. This course will give you the skills and confidence you are looking for. 

How training is delivered

Training is delivered using the online communication platform Zoom, which is compatible with all laptops, desktops and mobile phones.  

Instructions on how to join the virtual group will be sent to you. 

Benefits 

By the end of the course you will be able to: 

  • Understand and use legal terminology 

  • Write effective legal texts 

  • Communicate effectively in a legal context 

  • Negotiate successfully  

  • Manage conflict confidently 

  • Lead and participate in meetings  

Everything you will learn on this course is practical, and you will be able to practise your new skills and fluency through role-playing of real-life scenarios. 

Course content 

  • Spoken fluency – case studies, legal process, negotiations 
  • Legal vocabulary – relating to commercial law, contracts, describing legal concepts 
  • Grammar development 
  • Listening practice and comprehension 
  • Communication skills – discussions, negotiations, conflict, dealing with difficult situations 
  • Telephoning and spoken communication 
  • Networking English – hospitality, travelling, inviting, advising, apologising. 
  • Input from legal experts 

Included in the fees 

  • All course materials and resources 

  • Access to London School Online platform until the end of 2020
  • Detailed end-of-course progress report 

  • Certificate of completion 

The communication between the teacher and the other participants equals a real face to face conversation. We were even able to have sophisticated discussions...As the video system also provides the opportunity to divide the participants in smaller groups, the working environment comes extremely close to real (physical) classroom situations.

Yannick Frost

Contact us

  • location Online
  • students Maximum group size: 6
  • age Minimum age: 20
  • duration Course duration: 3 weeks
  • time 15 hours per week
    Monday to Friday
    Choose your session (all times are UK time):
    3rd session: 14:00 - 17:30
    4th session: 18:00 - 21:30
    Additional sessions may be added in UK morning times depending on interest
  • dates Start dates: any Monday
  • price £325 per week

English Level

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9

Level 1 (Beginner)

I do not speak any English.

Level 2 (Elementary)

I can say and understand a few things in English.

Level 3 (Pre-Intermediate)

I can communicate simply and understand in familiar situations but only with some difficulty.

Level 4 (Low Intermediate)

I can make simple sentences and can understand the main points of a conversation but need much more vocabulary.

Level 5 (Intermediate)

I can speak and understand reasonably well and can use basic tenses but have problems with more complex grammar and vocabulary.

Level 6 (Upper Intermediate)

I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

Level 7 (Pre-Advanced)

I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

Level 8 (Advanced)

I speak and understand very well but sometimes have problems with unfamiliar situations and vocabulary.

Level 9 (Very Advanced)

I speak and understand English completely fluently.