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Lingua inglese (Cdl LM/63 LM/90)


Anno accademico 2011/2012

Andrew Martin Garvey (Titolare del corso)
Corso di studi
Laurea magistrale in Governo delle amministrazioni (D.M. 270/2004) [f004-c000]
Laurea magistrale in Studi giuridici europei (D.M. 270/2004) [f004-c503]
1° anno
Periodo didattico
Primo semestre
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SSD dell'attività didattica
L-LIN/12 - lingua e traduzione - lingua inglese

Sommario del corso



The course, for students who should already be at a B1+/2 level of English according to the Common European Framework, will be divided into three parts.
Part 1 will focus on revsing/consolidating English grammar, syntax, and general and specific (legal English) lexical items.
Part 2 will deal with reading/writing and speaking/listening skills and strategies.
In the third and main part, students will make practical applications of their language skills using a range of general and specific legal texts.
The primary aim of this part is to concentrate on aspects of the language of legal English by dealing, in particular, with the English legal system, its courts and the legal profession. Specific laws and cases will also be discussed.
Special attention will also be placed on language used in international legal contexts and some of the difficulties involved in translating legal documents.
Students will be required to present an extended essay in English on a particular aspect of the English legal system to be discussed at the exam.

The course will be in English. Full participation is expected and a certain amount of self-study is also required (assignments and preparation of the extended essay).


Testi consigliati e bibliografia

A list of suggested reading materials will be provided at the start of the course.
Lectures notes and handouts will also be available.

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