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English Language Institute

English for Lawyers

Full-Time Program

Summer II 2017 July 12- August 22

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.

NOTE: This program is only available at our Westchester Campus in White Plains.

  • Download the English for Lawyers Program Flyer here.
  • Download the English for Lawyers Application Form here.

Course Description

ELI092W - 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: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Price: $870

ELI092R - 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 pm – 3:30 pm
Price: $870


ELI092L - 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


ELI092S - 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


Interested in on-campus housing?

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

Housing fees and application form will be available in Spring 2017.


Questions?

Please contact Brian Hickey at (212) 346-1298 or bhickey@pace.edu.