Course: Legal French 1

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Course title Legal French 1
Course code KJA/NPF1
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction French
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Černá Leona, Mgr.
Course content
1. Français juridique et le droit constitutionnel comparé (Právní francouzština a ústavní srovnávací právo) 2. Le français juridique dans les textes législatifs belges - Constitution (Právní francouzština v belgických legislativních textech - Ústava) 3. Le pouvoir exécutif et législatif fédéral (Výkonná a zákonodárná moc) 4. Organisation juridictionnelle belge (Organizace soudnictví v Belgii) 5. Administration territorial en Belgique (Správní uspořádání Belgie) 6. Le français juridique dans les textes législatifs suisses - Constitution (Právní francouzština ve švýcarských legislativních textech) 7. Organisation politique de la Suisse (Výkonná a zákonodárná moc ve Švýcarsku) 8. Organisation fédérale - Confédération (Správní uspořádání Švýcarska - Konfederace) 9. Organisation fédérale - cantons, communes (Správní uspořádání Švýcarska - kanton, obec) 10. Tribunaux fédéraux en Suisse (Organizace soudnictví ve Švýcarsku) 11. Organisations internationales en Suisse (Mezinárodní organizace ve Švýcarsku)

Learning activities and teaching methods
Work with Text (with Book, Textbook)
Learning outcomes
The Language Department offers subject "Legal French I" to students that wish to continue in studying legal French and have already completed obligatory subject "Foreign Language for Specific Purposes - French". The subject is focusing a comparison of legal and constitutional systems of French-speaking countries. Topics build on those studied in lessons of obligatory subjects of French in the 1st and the 2nd year of the master study programme of law. The subject also focuses on the comparison of differences in legal terminology used when speaking about same legal institutes in French-speaking countries. The aim of the subject is to train all language skills and specific knowledge of legal terminology.
Students will fasten knowledge and skills in Legal French and they will compare legal systems of French speaking countries.
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

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