Course: 2nd Foreign Language 1 - English

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Course title 2nd Foreign Language 1 - English
Course code KJA/N2AJ1
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Tozzi di Angelo Kamila, PhDr.
  • Čermáková Helena, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Valentová Adéla, Mgr.
  • Vašků Radek, Mgr.
Course content
Seminar topics: CHARACTERISTICS OF THE LANGUAGE OF THE LAW JUSTICE AND THE LAW IN THE UNITED KINGDOM COMMON LAW AND EQUITY THE SYSTEM OF JUSTICE THE LEGAL PROFESSION THE JURY IN THE ANGLO-AMERICAN SYSTEM OF LAW HUMAN RIGHTS LAWMAKING HEADS OF STATE

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training)
Learning outcomes
The students choose the second foreign language as a compulsory subject (English). They are supposed to have intermediate knowledge of general language. The subject called 2nd foreign language is focused on technical legal terminology. During the 1st term they consolidate their knowledge of the general language. The students further study new legal terminology.
Students who have completed this subject will gain knowledge and skills in the field of technical legal terminology and will become familiar with Anglo-American legal system.
Prerequisites
Completion of this subject is not conditional upon completion of another subject.

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
  • Bradney, A., Cownie, F., Masson, J., Neal, A., Newell, D. (1998). How to study law. Sweet and Maxwell, London.
  • Přidalová, E.,Tozzi, K. (2008). Legal English, Part I.. Leges, Praha.
  • Williams. G. (1982). Learning the law. Sweet and Maxwell, London.


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 2 Winter
Faculty of Law Law (2010) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 3 Winter
Faculty of Law Law (2010) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 4 Winter