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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Legal English - AAA500175
Title: Legal English
Guaranteed by: Department of the English Language and ELT Methodology (21-UAJD)
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Actual: from 2019
Semester: summer
Points: 0
E-Credits: 5
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/2 C [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / 12 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Additional information:
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Mgr. Eva Dvořáková
Last update: PhDr. Gabriela Brůhová, Ph.D. (18.12.2019)
The course aims to present elementary legal terminology from the main branches of law. Focusing on the practical skills, it should help students better understand legal texts, improve their translation skills (also by showing the available sources of terminology) and expand their vocabulary.
Course completion requirements
Last update: Mgr. Eva Dvořáková (04.05.2020)

Active participation in seminars (up to 3 absences)

Final test at the end of the semester


Update: Due to the coronavirus restrictions, the course is offered online (Moodle). The students must submit homework and pass the final test in Moodle (11 May 2020, + tbs in June), see Moodle for more details.

Last update: PhDr. Gabriela Brůhová, Ph.D. (18.12.2019)

CHROMÁ, Marta. New introduction to legal English: revised edition / Marta Chromá, Jana Dvořáková, Sean W. Davidson. 2011.


CHROMÁ, Marta. Právní překlad v teorii a praxi: nový občanský zákoník Marta Chromá. 2014.


ŠÍMA, Alexander. Základy práva pro střední a vyšší odborné školy / Alexander Šíma, Milan Suk. 2017.

Last update: PhDr. Gabriela Brůhová, Ph.D. (18.12.2019)

1.      Introduction: legal English, legal professions

2.      Legislation, division of law

3.      Constitutional law, courts

4.      Family law

5.      Property, inheritance

6.      Intellectual property

7.      Contract law

8.      Torts

9.      Employment law

10.  Company law

11.  Criminal law

12.  Civil procedure, criminal procedure

13.  EU law

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