English for Lawyers

For International Law Students and Lawyers
 
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Summer 2015
 
July 6 - August 13, 2015
 
 
 
Course Descriptions
 
Legal Writing (5 hrs/week): This course provides practice in writing legal English. Writing skills taught will include outlining, summarizing, paraphrasing, synthesizing, persuading, and developing academic legal style. 
 
Days: Monday and Wednesday
Time: 09:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Price: $870.00
 
Reading Legal Materials (5 hrs/week): This course is designed to help LL.M. students learn reading strategies for processing legal texts.
 
Days: Monday and Wednesday
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Price: $870.00
 
American Law and Legal Education (5 hrs/week): This course is designed to introduce the international LL.M. student to American law by examining U.S. Common Law reasoning and analysis and the traditions on which it is based, the U.S. federal system, and U.S. Law School curriculum, pedagogy, examinations, grading, and student expectations.
 
Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 09:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Price: $870.00
 
Listening and Speaking Skills for Law School (5 hrs/week): This course provides practice with a variety of speaking activities common in an American law school class, including asking and answering questions, debates, discussions, and presentations.
 
Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Price: $870.00
 

Interested in an on-campus housing?

Dorm rooms are available for Summer in the Dannat Hall on the Law School Campus in White Plains by weekly basis.

The fees will be available in 2015.

Please complete the Application and send it to the ELI Office.

 
 
For more information, please contact English Language Institute at:
Phone: (914) 773-3820