LEGAL ENGLISH (Da A a E)

5 years single cycle degree in LAW (Ord. 2017)

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: GIOVANNA TIEGHI

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: The English language is required to easily attend classes – which will be taught in English – and to appropriately and actively join any kind of initiative offered.
Examination methods: Oral examination in the English language with particular attention to the legal terminology.
Course unit contents: Analysis of the evolutionary use of Legal English considering the Legal English Discourse in accordance with the Plain Language Movement.
Relationship between language and law (English for Law – EfL)
Investigation on the English language effectiveness in specific legal fields of the Anglo-American legal context, of the Ue Law and of international law and, specifically:
a) Introduction to Language and Law and Methods for linguistic skills;
b) Sources of Law; c) contract law d) The Law–making process; e) The EU Law; f) civil and criminal proceedings.