Course: English for Specific Purposes 2

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Course title English for Specific Purposes 2
Course code KJA/NESP2
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 Compulsory-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
I. CRIMINAL JUSTICE; TRIAL II. DIFFERENT TYPES OF CRIME III. SENTENCING IV. COURT HEARING - CRIMINAL AND CIVIL V. PREPARATION OF A CASE FOR A MOCK TRIAL VI. STRUCTURE OF A MOCK TRIAL VII. ROLES IN A MOCK TRIAL VIII. PRESENTATION SKILLS IN A MOCK TRIAL IX. REHEARSAL OF A MOCK TRIAL X. MOCK TRIAL IN A COURTROOM

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.

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)..
  • Vystrčilová, R. (2013). English for Legal Studies. Olomouc.


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 3 Summer