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The Jordan Bar Association – Committee for Training Courses and Continuing Education in association with
Are glad to announce the upcoming course:
International Legal English - First Level
from August 5th to October 3rd 2018
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International Legal English is a training course designed for lawyers who need to use English in their legal work, research or studies. The course will include introductory studies of a variety of legal topics including contract law, tort law, litigation and arbitration, commercial law, real property law, and international law.
The course material will mainly depend on the book: Krois-Linder, A., Introduction to International Legal English, Cambridge University Press (2008). Selected legal texts will also be added from the Jordanian legal system and international practice.
Reading: To improve the student’s ability to read and understand legal texts and documents, such as commercial legislation and law, legal correspondence, and law-related articles.
Vocabulary and Language Skills: To familiarize student with some language-related aspects of the work of a commercial attorney.
Listening: To improve student’s comprehension of spoken English when it is used to speak about legal topics in presentations, conference calls, interviews, and meetings.
Speaking: To strengthen student’s speaking skills and to enable the student to engage more effectively in a range of speaking situations typical in the practice of law, such as client meetings and conference calls and discussions with colleagues.
Writing: To improve the student’s ability to write common legal documents and texts, such as letters and memorandums, in English.
Instructors: Maggie M. Franke, J.D. (Primary Instructor) and Nour Irfan Sultan.
Maggie Franke is an American lawyer, she holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota Law School, and has notable professional experience in the USA and elsewhere.
Nour Sultan is a Jordanian Lawyer who holds an LLM in International Commercial Law from the University of Leicester, and has extensive experience as a bilingual lawyer in Jordan.
Target Students: Intermediate to advanced English speakers who need to use English in their legal profession in Jordan. It is suggested that students must have at least a language level of 70 for the TOEFL or 6 for the IELTS. However, a student’s proficiency may be assessed through a personal interview.
The number of trainees in the course will not exceed 30 students.
Time and Place: 5th of August to the 3rd of October 2018 – on Sundays and Wednesdays (12:00-3:00 in August/Judicial Holiday and 4:00-7:00 pm in Sept. & Oct.) and on four Saturdays from 10:00 am-2:00 pm as detailed in the below schedule (60 hours over 19 classes).*
Classes will take place in the Professional Associations' Complex, Amman – Shmeisani.* Students who are absent for more than 10% of the Course will not be awarded a certificate.
Fees and Registration: The JBA has provided support for this course, thus each student must pay a decreaced fee of JD 250 for the course, fees may be paid in two installments. They cover the cost of the course book and materials, coffee breaks and certificates.
Limited seats are available, first installment payment is requested to confirm registration.
The case studies and classroom exercises will include:
1- analysis and writing of authentic legal documents;
2- orally discussing legal issues and formulating recommendations; and
For registration and more details (including the detailed program and instructors' resumes) please contact email@example.com or Tel +962-79-6784888, or Dr. Eyad Batayneh +962-79-6780400, or go to www.clejordan.com/legalenglish.html
* CLE Jordan reserves the right to change the time and location of the course due to any reasons it considers justifiable