Course: Legal Foreign Language

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Course title Legal Foreign Language
Course code KJA/OJ-D
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Doctoral
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Černá Leona, Mgr.
  • Vystrčilová Renata, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Girmanová Jana, JUDr. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The syllabus of the subject is updated at the beginning of the academic year with respect to the special focus of individual students studying the PhD program.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training)
Learning outcomes
The subject will deepen the knowledge of technical legal language acquired during the previous 'magister' course and is supposed to be focused on deepening of the knowledge and skills in the area of technical legal language with a specific focus on the area the PhD student
Postgraduate programme Theoretical Legal Science
Postgraduate programme Theoretical Legal Science

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

1. reading a technical legal language text in a foreign language of about 100 pages (English, French, German) covering the issues studied by the specific students 2. a written summary of the technical text prepared in the extent of about 90 lines (English, French, German) 3. a written glossary of the technical text prepared in the extent of about 30 words and expressions (English, French, German) 4. oral exam - a short talk (in English/French/German) about contents of the text read and about the summary and glossary. A short talk about topic(s) of Ph.D. thesis. This subject is without lectures; needed are consultations with teacher.
Recommended literature
  • (2009). Black´s Law Dictionary, 9th edition.
  • Cornu, G. Vocabulaire juridique. PUF.
  • Horáková, M. (2003). Německo-český právnický slovník. Leda.
  • Chromá, M. (2010). Anglicko-český právnický slovník. Leda, Praha.
  • Chromá, M. (2010). Česko-anglický právnický slovník. Leda, Praha.
  • Larišová, M. (2008). Francouzsko-český a česko-francouzský právnický slovník. A. Čeněk, Plzeň.
  • Munková-Liška-Giese. (2006). Odborné česko-německé názvosloví. C. H. Beck.

Study plans that include the course
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