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
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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
Book review - Part 1: Alissa Hartig's "Connecting Language and Disciplinary Knowledge in English for Specific Purposes: Case Studies in Law"
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