ENGLISH FOR LAW III:
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Chair of Foreign Languages
English for Law III
Study: Law - 3. semester
Code: 31569
ECTS: 2.0
Course coordinators: prof. dr. sc. Lelija Sočanac
dr. sc. Irena Horvatić Bilić , v. pred.
dr. sc. Snježana Husinec , v. pred.
dr. sc. Marijana Javornik-Čubrić , v. pred.
Miljen Matijašević , v. pred.
Exam dates:
  • 30. 01. 2020.
  • 13. 02. 2020.
  • 17. 06. 2020.
  • 07. 07. 2020.
  • 31. 08. 2020.
  • 14. 09. 2020.
Exam registration: Studomat
Basic data
English for Law III Law - 3. semester
2.0 31569
Lecturer in charge Consultations Location
prof. dr. sc. Lelija Sočanac

Mondays 3.30-4.30 PM

Gundulićeva 10, room Gundulićeva 10, soba 5
dr. sc. Irena Horvatić Bilić , v. pred.

Fridays 11:30-12:30

Gundulićeva 10, room 2A
dr. sc. Snježana Husinec , v. pred.

Mondays 11.30-12:30

Gundulićeva 10, room Gundulićeva 10, kabinet 2A
dr. sc. Marijana Javornik-Čubrić , v. pred.

Wednesdays 10:30-11:30

Gundulićeva 10, room 6
Miljen Matijašević , v. pred.

Tuesdays 3:30-4:30

Gundulićeva 10, room Gundulićeva 10, soba 6
Literature
L. Sočanac, M. Matijašević, M. Javornik-Čubrić, I. Horvatić-Bilić, S. Husinec; English for the Legal Profession; Narodne novine (2019), str. 129-200
Milica Gačić; Englesko-hrvatski rječnik prava i međunarodnih i poslovnih odnosa; Školska knjiga (2010)
M. Hewings; Advanced Grammar in Use; Cambridge University Press (2004)
Description
The course provides a short overview of different areas of English law: criminal law, family law,
company law, tort and contract law, and employment law. In addition, examples of authentic texts pertaining to these areas are provided. Special emphasis is placed on legal terminology and communication skills.
Exam dates
30. 01. 2020.
13. 02. 2020.
17. 06. 2020.
07. 07. 2020.
31. 08. 2020.
14. 09. 2020.
Detailed data
Cognitive Skills:
  • define and classify crimes under English law using the appropriate English terminology.
  • define marriage under English law and explain the conditions for its validity as well as chief bars to marriage under English law.
  • define a contract and explain the main conditions of its validity as well as the reasons for its voidability;
  • define tort under English law and sort out its main categories;
  • name the types of business organizations and explain their qualities;
  • define the basic terms of employment law, distinguish between various forms of employment and possible ways an employment can terminate
  • distinguish between the various types of discrimination
  • apply relevant vocabulary in language exercises;
  • use relevant terminology;
Practical and Generic Skills:
  • present the acquired learning outcomes in English;
  • use appropriate language structures and terms in discussing the relevant topics;
  • develop communication skills in English;
  • participate in team work in the preparation of presentations in English.
Matching Assessments to Learning Outcomes:
  • the learning outcomes are tested by written exercises, an oral examination and student presentations delivered in class;