The course consists of group discussions as well as individual and team tasks. There will be writing exercises and practice exams at the end of each day, culminating in sitting the TOLES Foundation Exam on the final day of the course.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
This course is useful for law and legal professionals, translators, contract assistants and managers who already possess good general English and are now acquiring legal vocabulary, as well as those who are required to obtain a TOLES certification by their organization.
The Test of English Legal English Skills (TOLES) governing body is a member of the International Division of the Law Society of England and Wales. Multi-national companies such as Allen & Overy LLP, Baker and McKenzie, PWC, KPMG, Sony Ericsson, European Court of Justice, European Central Bank and many more use TOLES training and exams to prepare their law professionals whose first language is not English for the international legal challenges. The TOLES Foundation level exam tests Legal reading and writing. The focus of the exam is on testing the absolute linguistic accuracy required of lawyers in a modern international office. This means accuracy in two main areas: technical legal vocabulary, and grammar. Vocabulary from commercial deals, company documents, commercial contracts, intellectual property agreements, financial documents and forms of business are tested, as well as legal terminology from other areas.
Upon passing the exam, participants will receive the TOLES Foundation Certificate.
The Test of Legal English Skills (TOLES) is the world’s leading Legal English examination for lawyers, law students and legal translators. Started in 2000 to test vocational Legal English skills for practicing lawyers and professionals, TOLES offers three levels of exams: 1) TOLES Foundation; 2) TOLES Higher; and 3) TOLES Advanced. The TOLES exams are issued by Global Legal English, members of the International Division of the Law Society of England and Wales, and offered around the world, including in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas.Visit Website Check the Courses
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