Undergraduate
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Law (Odd)
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Legal English I

Course CodeSemester Course Name LE/RC/LA Course Type Language of Instruction ECTS
HUK0204 Legal English I 2/0/0 DE English 2
Course Goals
To gain dominance on English legal terminology and professional English knowledge at minimum level
Prerequisite(s)
Corequisite(s)
Special Requisite(s)
Instructor(s) Assist.Prof Muharrem Tütüncü
Course Assistant(s)
Schedule
Office Hour(s)
Teaching Methods and Techniques

- Lecturing, written work, translation, practice on sample legal texts

Principle Sources

(1)   Strunk ve White, The Elements of Style, 5.bası

(2) Qoates ve Enquist, The Legal Writing Handbook, 4.bası

Other Sources
Course Schedules
Week Contents Learning Methods
1. Week Basic English Terminology (1) Verbal lecture; Text Study
2. Week Basic English Terminology (2) Verbal lecture; Text Study
3. Week Sample legal correspondance examination (1) Verbal lecture; Text Study
4. Week Sample legal correspondance examination (2) Verbal lecture; Text Study
5. Week Examination of advisory opinion in English (1) Verbal lecture; Text Study
6. Week Examination of advisory opinion in English (2) Verbal lecture; Text Study
7. Week Translation Study (1) Verbal lecture; Text Study
8. Week MIDTERM
9. Week English Contract Examination (1) Verbal lecture; Text Study
10. Week English Contract Examination (2) Verbal lecture; Text Study
11. Week English Contract Examination (3) Verbal lecture; Text Study
12. Week English Report Examination (1) Verbal lecture; Text Study
13. Week English Report Examination (2) Verbal lecture; Text Study
14. Week Translation Study (2) Verbal lecture; Text Study
15. Week FINAL
16. Week FINAL
17. Week FINAL
Assessments
Evaluation tools Quantity Weight(%)
Midterm(s) 1 30
Final Exam 1 70


Program Outcomes
PO-11. Have the ability to reach and evaluate information sources
PO-22. Have the ability to use, compare, interpret, deduce from and apply scientific data
PO-33. Have historical knowledge enabling to interpret modern law achievements
PO-44. Have the ability to use Turkish efficiently verbally and in written
PO-55. Have the ability to follow up professional literature at least in a foreign language
PO-66. Have acquired professional and ethical sense of responsibility
PO-77. Have the ability to use vocational information technologies efficiently for solution of legal problems
PO-88. Have the ability to apply information acquired to solution of a concrete case
PO-99. Have full knowledge of legal rules which regulate relationship among natural legal persons and have the ability to interpret such rules
PO-1010. Have full knowledge of legal rules which regulate relationship between individual and state and have the ability to interpret such rules
PO-1111. Have the ability to practice the profession as a lawyer who adopts universal principles of law
PO-1212. Have full knowledge of basic concepts and rules regarding structure and relationship manners of international community; have the ability to interpret and discuss about the foregoing
PO-1313. Have basic knowledge enabling to evaluate international community’s common issues and their possible solutions
PO-1414. Have knowledge enabling to apply to human rights bodies having a supranational judicial quality and to follow up the process
PO-1515. Have knowledge on the European Union (EU) 'Acquis Communautaire' and operation of the EU institutions
PO-1616. Have a world view enabling to question, criticize and develop law in direction with needs of humanity
PO-1717. Have knowledge on historical development process of jurisprudence and judicial systems
PO-1818. Have the ability to solve actual legal problems within the frame of contemporary legal approaches
PO-1919. Be at the level of understanding and knowledge which reflects all qualities in the best way required by the profession on national and international scale
PO-2020. Have full knowledge of legal arrangements and practices regarding economic and financial mechanisms
PO-2121. Have knowledge on historical development of rights of individuals and societies and on basic texts adopted during the process
PO-2222. Have the ability to express himself individually and before a group
PO-2323. Have the ability to use, compare, interpret, deduce from and apply scientific data
PO-2424. Have the ability to follow up regulations and legal quests in order to meet new needs appeared within the frame of relationships between individuals
PO-2525. Have the ability to cooperate by implementing activities during courses, hypothetical law suits and judicial studies and other vocational and academic visits
PO-2626. Have the ability to understand and handle national and international dimensions of law, jurisprudence and practices by means of follow up
PO-2727. Have knowledge of international judicial bodies and their ways of operation
Learning Outcomes
LO-1Dominance on basic Professional English terminology
LO-2Examination of legal opinion texts in English
LO-3Examination of contracts in English
LO-4Examination of correspondance texts in English
LO-5Examination of reports in English
Course Assessment Matrix:
Program Outcomes - Learning Outcomes Matrix
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