English for Business and Law Contract Law

An English language course for business and law.
English for Business and Law Contract Law
File Size :
1.02 GB
Total length :
1h 46m



David Wallace, MA, Dip TESOL, Dip Teaching


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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.

English for Business and Law Contract Law


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.

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 1h 46m | 1.02 GB
Created by: David Wallace, MA, Dip TESOL, Dip Teaching

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