And at the end of the video, I also share my resource to help you get started with a personalized plan for your Legal English fluency!
Here's the link: https://www.ebeacademy.org/legalvocabularyquiz
In this video, I talk about the TOLES Exam, the ONLY certified English exam for lawyers.
In this video, we discuss:
What the TOLES Exam is
Tips & Tricks for the exam
And at the end, I will share a resource on how to see if you're ready for this exam
If you have any questions, you can comment them below and I will answer them for you!
Have you heard about the Carbolic smoke ball? In today's video we are going to look at the curious case of the carbolic smoke ball; known to legal students the world over; that forced companies to treat customers honestly and openly and still has an impact today. Furthermore, it is a fantastic case to understand the four elements of en English contract.
In today’s video, we are going to talk about vicarious liability and look at the case study of WM Morrison Supermarkets Plc (Morrisons) v. Various Claimants .
The decision of the Supreme Court in this case is a very important one. The decision builds on previous case law to provide further guidance as to what should be considered within the ordinary course of employment. It ensures businesses will not be liable for acts of their employees that are wholly outside their authorized remit.
Links mentioned in this video:
>> Vocabulary List
>> Press summary (a great resource to enhance your understanding of the case)
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The tax season is upon us and I am sure that even though many of you are not tax advisors, learning a few basic terms about taxation in English could be helpful. That is why this week I've decided to teach some taxation vocabulary.
Do you know how you say 'declaración de la renta' in English? Or 'ejercicio fiscal'? or 'tramo del IRPF'?
Do you know how to structure sentences using them?
In this video, you will learn some taxation vocabulary that you SHOULD know as a lawyer, even if taxation is not your area of specialty. What are you waiting for? GO WATCH IT RIGHT NOW! I promise, your 5 minutes will be well spent!
Today we are going to talk about Five Mistakes Even Smart Lawyers Make (and how to avoid them). We will cover mistakes like prepositions, phrasal verbs, collocations, verb patterns and more.
Let's watch it together!!
Being able to write emails effectively is a tool that will be essential throughout your professional life. It can not only save you a lot of time but also help you avoid misunderstandings that can occur if you use the wrong words.
In this video, I go through some common mistakes that Spanish lawyers make while writing emails and how to correct them
Also, don't forget to download this completely free worksheet, with exercises that will be very useful for polishing your writing skills.
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