A unique opportunity for working professionals and prospective students

An online course for legal practitioners and prospective LL.M students who want to demonstrate proficiency and improvement in their legal English skills. With an emphasis on spoken legal discourse and expanded legal vocabulary, this five-week course will explore a variety of sentence structures, discourse organizers, and clauses utilized in legal argumentation. Students will demonstrate knowledge and application of English syntax and be able to clearly summarize key legal facts.

  • Online asynchronous class
  • 5 weeks of course content
  • Total of 15 hours of instruction and student work
  • Weeks are self-paced in sequential order
  • You will have up to 2 months to complete the course
  • Pass/Fail; Certificate of Completion issued to passing students

To benefit from this course, a minimum of upper-intermediate English proficiency is required (e.g. TOEFL 80 or IELTS 6.5).

Course Price $500.00

*Cancellation fee of $50 applies if a student registers and then decides to cancel.

Dates for the next semester have yet to be determined

For more Information, contact:

Danielle Benjamin
International Student Advisor
debenjam@syr.edu / 1-315-443-8571

To participate in the online course at Syracuse University, you will need:

PC or Macintosh computer
1GB of RAM (2 GB recommended)
2 GB of available disc space
sound card with speakers or headphones
Microsoft Office or Open Office
broadband internet access
A supported web browser
Plugins- Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player, Java

For more information, visit http://answers.syr.edu