DSANG1 English I

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Radek Šimek, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Kateřina Chudová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Radek Šimek, Ph.D.
Language Centre, Faculty of Law Division – Faculty Branches of University Departments – Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Lenka Pavlíková
An exam in Legal English is pressupposed.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The aim of the course is to pass an examination in professional English. The prerequisite for its passing is to have studied English professional texts at the amount of 150-200 pages. The exam topics are related to the student's specialization.
Learning outcomes
After passing the exam students should be able to read and discuss scholarly and expert texts concerning their dissertations. At the exam, the student is to prove that he/she is able to understand scholarly and expert texts, to focus on the peculiarities of the professional style and terminology, to understand the spoken professional language, and to talk about issues related to the field. The student should also be able to write a brief text (CV, research plan or resume of his/her dissertation).
  • The credit is awarded after emailing one's CV and a summary of one's dissertation.
    recommended literature
  • GARNER, Bryan A. A dictionary of modern legal usage. 2. ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press. xxvi, 953. ISBN 0195142365. 2001. info
Teaching methods
Self-study of the texts concerning one's dissertation, and consultations.
Assessment methods
Credit awarded after emailing one's CV and a summary of one's dissertation.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The student chooses the text on the basis of which the oral examination takes place (scholarly or expert text from their field of study). The exam is recognized after submission of the certificate of passing the ILEC exam - it is marked A.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Autumn 2022, Spring 2023, Autumn 2023, Spring 2024, Autumn 2024, Spring 2025.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2021, recent)
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