L16003 Lingua Inglese (Inglese Giuridico)

Scuola di Diritto
Academic Year 2018/19 Annual

Docente TitolareMichele Puglisi
OfficeNear to the reading room ("Sala dei Gelsi")
Phone0331 572318

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course students will be able to pass one of the international legal English examinations: TOLES (Test of Legal English Skills) at foundation or higher levels.

Learning targets

Students will acquire ability to

a)   Read texts from different legal sources at an intermediate / advanced level (B1/C1) and deal with a variety of exam tasks.

b)   Develop legal terminology and deal with a variety of exam tasks

c)   Complete / write concise and coherent texts in dealing with legal correspondence

d)   Give a short presentation on a legal topic (B2/C1 level); present and discuss international legal issues orally (B2/C1 level)

e)   Develop listening skills and deal with a variety of exam tasks.(B2/C1)

Course Content

Study and practice of exam-type tasks.

Course Delivery

The course is divided into TOLES preparation at foundation and higher levels:

TOLES Preparation modules: Dedicated to level B1+/B2+ exam preparation in reading and writing (exam sessions: November, January, March, June)

Course Evaluation

Students are required to take and pass an internal simulated (mock) examination before enrolling for the TOLES exam.


Session 0
Hours of lesson: 75
Instructor: A. Hackworthy



1.The language of Tort law

2.The language of Employment Law

3.The language of Business Law

4.The language of Company Law

5.Understanding Contracts, part 1

6.Understanding contracts, part 2

7.The language of Finance and Banking

8.Exam practice


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