Course: English for Specific Purposes 2

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Course title English for Specific Purposes 2
Course code KJA/CESP2
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English, English
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Bell Ian David, Ba.
  • Vystrčilová Renata, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Judicial system in the Czech Republic in English 2. Judicial system in the UK 3. Judicial system in the USA 4. English for Judicial cooperation in criminal matters 5. European Arrest Warrant - crimes 6. Judicial cooperation in criminal matters - case studies in English 7. English for Judicial cooperation in civil matters 8. Judicial cooperation in civil matters - case studies in English 9. English for Business corporations - comparison of terminology - the Czech Republic - the United Kingdom - the USA 10. English for Trading in EU 11. English for Global Trading 12. UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

Learning activities and teaching methods
Work with Text (with Book, Textbook)
Learning outcomes
Subject aims to improve students´ knowledge of English legal terminology in areas that have not been studied yet in the 1st and 2nd year of the Master study programme. It is planned to focus on English legal terminology used in the European judicial cooperation, both in criminal and civil matters; terminology for ares such as EAW, or corporations and contracts is going to be studied in details. Students will improve their skills to communicate in English in different legal situations.
This subject extends language skills and knowledge of a foreign legal language.
Prerequisites
Completion of this subject is conditional upon successful completion of the subject NESP1.
KJA/CESP

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

In order to get the credit it is essential that the students have a regular attendance in the scope set by the seminar leader. The students must also complete the tasks assigned by the teacher.
Recommended literature
  • Global Issues in Corporate Law (American Casebooks). Thomson 2006.
  • https://e-justice.europa.eu/content_european_judicial_atlas_in_civil_matters.
  • https://e-justice.europa.eu/content_european_judicial_atlas_in_criminal_matters.
  • The Anatomy of Corporate Law: A Comparative and Functional Approach. Oxford 2009.
  • Úmluva OSN o smlouvách o mezinárodní koupi zboží v České republice publikované pod číslem 160/1991 Sb. jako Sdělení federálního ministerstva zahraničních věci (a její anglická verze UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods - CISG)..


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Law Law (2010) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Summer