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Motivation: Friday Field Trips, The Newsela Challenge and The Grammar Challenge

Given that motivation is cited as one of the keys (along with aptitude) to language learning, I’ve been thinking a lot about student motivation and buy-in in connection with developing and teaching legal English curriculum to LLM students. 1,091 more words


Contract law. p2

Exercise 2: Complete the gaps in the text with the correct preposition from the box below:

for       through      into          to                  on             of          as       from

The UK does not have a civil code. 148 more words

Legal English

Contract law


There is a word or phrase missing from the following sentences. For each sentence, circle the word which best fits into the space from the options provided.  303 more words

Legal English

The style of written legal English

The style of written legal English – by non-native speakers

Written by Ian Barton & Salvatore Ivan Italiano 

As a language professional, I cannot fail to notice that among legal counsels who are not native speakers of the English language the expression “legal writing” has become synonymous with poor writing. 454 more words

New ALDA Legal English Professors

I’m very excited that in the past year the American Law: Discourse & Analysis (ALDA) Program (semester-long law courses taught with language support) has welcomed three new legal English professors to our teaching team, all having a unique combination of both large law firm practice experience and ESL teaching experience. 403 more words