English for Lawyers
Legal Academic and English Skills Course For International Law Students and Lawyers
This course (ELI 092A) is designed for prospective and current international graduate law students to provide them with the language and academic skills needed to succeed in an American law school as well as the English necessary for legal purposes and understanding of American laws. A legal academic and English skills-based approach with legal content will be used to introduce prospective international graduate law students and lawyers to legal writing, reading, listening and speaking skills required for graduate law school in the United States.
2015 ELI 092A Course Dates
Spring I 2015: January 26 - March 13, 2015 (7 weeks)
Spring II 2015: March 23 - May 8, 2015 (7 weeks)
Summer I 2015: May 26 - July 2, 2015 (6 weeks)
Schedule (5 hrs/week)
Weekdays: Monday, Wednesday
Times: 3:00pm - 5:15pm
English for Lawyers Full-time Program
Summer II 2015 July 6 - August 13, 2015
The summer English for Lawyers Program is designed for students who want to prepare for study in a Master of Laws (LL.M.) program at Pace Law School or other law schools in the United States. The curriculum is based on legal issues and topics, emphasizing the language and academic skills needed to succeed in an LL.M. program. This program consists of a full-time 24hr/week schedule offering four courses.
Legal Writing (6hrs/week): This course provides practice in writing legal English. Writing skills taught will include outlining, summarizing, paraphrasing, synthesizing, persuading, and developing academic legal style.
Reading Legal Materials (6hrs/week): This course is designed to help LL.M. students learn reading strategies for processing legal texts.
Listening and Speaking Skills for Law School (6hrs/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.
American Law and Legal Education (6hrs/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.
- View our English for Lawyers Program flyer online here.
- Download the English for Lawyers Program applicaiton here.
Pace University - New York City Campus
1 Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038
Pace University - Westchester Campus
1 Martine Avenue
White Plains, NY 10606
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