The role of interrelation between language and law for mastering legal English

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Abstract

This article deals with the problem of legal language mastering and the importance of interrelation between language and law for teaching and learning legal English. It specifies the importance of legal content knowledge on successful teaching and learning of legal terminology. The paper also indicates the best teaching method of English legal language dependable on content and points out how much context information should be given to students. In proof of it, the author analyses the results of survey given to English learning students complementing them with theory and personal teaching experience. As the results of the survey show, the participants cognize particular role of legal content for studying legal English
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)223-232
JournalVisuomenės saugumas ir viešoji tvarka: mokslinių straipsnių rinkinys
Volume13
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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Keywords

  • Legal English
  • Content
  • Legal terms
  • Teaching methods

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