English for Business and Law Contract Law
What you’ll learn
Essential legal and business language to improve English skills in the workplace or in university study.
Key English vocabulary that business and law students must know.
Reading skills developed through exercises based on real legal texts.
Listening skills improved by responding to dialogs between lawyers and clients.
Nothing! Designed for intermediate English language learners, but no specific prerequisites.
This course develops business and legal English vocabulary, legal reading skills and listening. This legal English course is designed for intermediate English language learners who want to increase their legal vocabulary fast. Improve your legal vocabulary while reading and listening about important points in contract law.This course covers topics such as the parts of a contract, types of contracts and what are essential elements of a legal contract. There are several lectures, and there are also many activities so you can really practise and improve your business and legal English quickly. These include:Vocabulary development quizzes and tests. We identify the key words for this topic and practice them many times in different legal situations. This is a fast way to increase your understanding of business and legal vocabulary.Listening to lawyers give advice to clients about their business and legal needs. With comprehension exercises to assist in your understanding of these conversations and how legal English is used.Listening to clients discuss their business problems. With comprehension exercises to focus your attention on the key ideas.Reading contracts related to the three business types. With activities to help you understand these legal documents.Links to online apps like Quizlet where you can further practice the vocabulary in this course.This course will also be very useful for anyone preparing for English exams such as IELTS or TOEFL as it focuses on developing important academic vocabulary, listening and reading skills that are vital to score well in these tests.At the end of this course you will not only know a lot more about contract law, but you will have also learnt the key vocabulary and grammar for this topic. Improve your English with Engliscape. Join “English for Business and Law – Contract Law”. It’s the fastest way to improve your business and legal English. And look out for other business and legal English courses by Engliscape, including Legal Business Structures and Intellectual Property Law.
Section 1: Introduction and Essential Vocabulary
Lecture 1 Introduction
Lecture 2 Essential Vocabulary for this Course
Lecture 3 Link to Quizlet to practise the vocabulary.
Section 2: Parts of a Contract
Lecture 4 Parts of a Contract – Video
Lecture 5 Loan Contract – Explanation
Lecture 6 Parts of a Contract – Example Contract
Lecture 7 Parts of a Contract – Questions
Lecture 8 Essential Vocabulary for this Course – Part 2
Lecture 9 Links to Quizlet site for practice (again)
Lecture 10 Vocabulary Practice
Lecture 11 Online Quiz
Section 3: Types of Contract
Lecture 12 Types of Contract – Video Lesson
Lecture 13 Types of Contract – Reading
Lecture 14 Legal Vocabulary – Practice Exercise
Section 4: Example Contract
Lecture 15 Example Contract – Introduction
Lecture 16 Contract – Pre-Reading
Lecture 17 Example Contract – Explanation
Lecture 18 Example Contract – Land Sale
Lecture 19 Contract Reading – Short Answer Questions
Lecture 20 Contract – Matching Main Ideas
Lecture 21 Contract – Answering Client Questions
Lecture 22 Example Contract Client Questions – Answers
Lecture 23 Contract Vocabulary – Function Words
Section 5: Five Basic Elements of a Legal Contract
Lecture 24 Five basic Elements of a Legal Contract – Video Lesson
Lecture 25 Listening Comprehension Exercise
Section 6: Different ways of Classifying Contracts
Lecture 26 Classifying Contracts
Lecture 27 Questions for the Classifying Contracts video
Lecture 28 Example Contract – Rental Agreement
Lecture 29 Questions for the Rental Agreement Contract
Lecture 30 Questions about the contract from the two parties
Lecture 31 Basic Concepts about Contracts
Section 7: Final Quiz – All the topics!
Lecture 32 Congratulations!
Lecture 33 Before you go …. Please leave some feedback.
This course is designed for anyone developing and improving their English language who studies or works in business or law.,Anyone who wants to learn the basics of contract law.
Udemy | English | 1h 46m | 1.02 GB
Created by: David Wallace, MA, Dip TESOL, Dip Teaching
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