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Legal English Intensive Courses – TOLES

TRANSACTRAINING is a registered TOLES Training Centre.

We offer two Legal English Intensive Courses for TOLES each year in Munich: the Legal English Intensive Course for TOLES (Foundation to Higher) and the Legal English Intensive Course for TOLES (Advanced).

Legal English Intensive Course for TOLES (Foundation to Higher)

This course deals with material relevant to the TOLES Foundation and TOLES Higher Exams. Participants who attend this course can choose to write the TOLES Higher Exam at the end of the course.

The TOLES Higher Exam is 135 minutes long and consists of a reading and writing component (90 minutes) and a listening component (45 minutes).

Course content

  • Key Legal English vocabulary, including vocabulary for banking, commercial, employment and contract law
  • Typical Legal English language usage (for example collocations and prepositions) in a variety of contexts
  • Legal writing with a focus on e-mailing and giving advice
  • An introduction to legal discussions and negotiations in English
  • Strategies for understanding a range of legal texts
  • Strategies for listening effectively in a legal context

Important details

Course dates: 22 to 26 August 2016, 09.00 to 17.00 each day

Venue: München Fünf Höfe, 8th Floor, Theatinerstraße 11, 80333 München

TOLES Higher Exam date: 26 August 2016 at 14.30

Registration deadline: 8 August 2016

5% early-bird discount: Register by 30 June 2016!

Price per participant

Course fee: EUR 595

Exam fee: EUR 120

No VAT will be levied.

The course fee includes:

  • All training (30 full training hours including the final exam)
  • All course materials, including The Lawyer’s English Language Coursebook (Global Legal English Ltd.) at no extra cost
  • An attendance certificate from TRANSACTRAINING
  • Snacks and beverages

The exam fee includes:

  • Exam and administration fees for the TOLES Higher Exam
  • A TOLES Higher certificate (with one of 6 possible levels of proficiency), which you will receive 6 to 8 weeks after writing the exam

Number of participants

Minimum: 4

Maximum: 10

English-language proficiency required

Level B2 or C1 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Legal English Intensive Course for TOLES (Advanced)

This course is intended to follow on from our Legal English Intensive Course for TOLES (Foundation to Higher), although participants who are sufficiently proficient at Legal English may wish to join the Advanced course without having done the more basic course first.

The Legal English Intensive Course for TOLES (Advanced) deals with material relevant to the TOLES Advanced Exam. Participants who attend this course can choose to write the TOLES Advanced Exam at the end of the course.

The TOLES Advanced Exam is 120 minutes long with a focus on advanced legal reading, writing and drafting skills in authentic legal situations, as well as knowledge of relevant advanced legal and commercial concepts.

Course content

  • Advanced Legal English vocabulary, including vocabulary for banking, commercial, employment and contract law
  • Advanced Legal English language usage in a variety of contexts, including commercial contracts
  • Strategies for understanding contracts and other complex legal documents
  • Legal writing with a focus on contract-drafting techniques
  • Advanced legal negotiations in English

Important details

Course dates: March 2017 (exact dates to be advised), 09.00 to 17.00 each day

Venue: München Fünf Höfe, 8th Floor, Theatinerstraße 11, 80333 München

TOLES Advanced Exam date: March 2017 (exact date to be advised)

Registration deadline: March 2017 (exact date to be advised)

Price per participant

Course fee: EUR 595

Exam fee: EUR 120

No VAT will be levied.

The course fee includes:

  • All training (30 full training hours including the final exam)
  • All course materials, including The Vocabulary of Commercial Contracts (Global Legal English Ltd.) at no extra cost
  • An attendance certificate from TRANSACTRAINING
  • Snacks and beverages

The exam fee includes:

  • Exam and administration fees for the TOLES Advanced Exam
  • A TOLES Advanced certificate (with one of 6 possible levels of proficiency), which you will receive 6 to 8 weeks after writing the exam

Number of participants

Minimum: 4

Maximum: 10

English-language proficiency required

Level B2 or C1 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and preferably the TOLES Higher Exam Certificate or prior training/experience in Legal English.

Both of our Legal English Intensive Courses for TOLES are also excellent Legal English courses in their own right and you can attend without necessarily choosing to write the TOLES Exams.