The Language of Legal Correspondence: Reading and Understanding Legal Communications

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Start time:May 21, 2013 14:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 105 minutes

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* May 14 The Language of Contracts: Reading and Understanding Contracts

* May 21 The Language of Legal Correspondence: Reading and Understanding Legal Communications


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Language:English
Summary:Everything you need to know to be able to effectively analyze and translate standard legal correspondence.
Description
This two hour course will dissect the standard components and terminology found in a variety of legal correspondence.

Course program:

* How to effectively frame and organize legal writing
* Basic grammar and style rules - using correct grammar to enhance clarity.
* Using plain language.
* Complex language structures in legal documents; the use of the passive voice; reported speech and common collocations in legal discourse; phrasal verbs and prepositions
* The structuring of: letters of advice, legal opinions, letters-before-action, reports, memorandums, e-mails and legal briefs

Further development:

The Language of Contracts: Reading and Understanding Contracts
Target audience
Experienced legal translators who are interested in learning more about legal correspondence in order to increase their comprehension and drafting skills while translating.
Learning objectives
This advanced will analyze the structure of legal contracts in order to assist legal translators. It is designed for experienced translators who will learn how to draft legal correspondence in their target language(s). At the end of this course attendees will be able to identify the various standard components in legal correspondence. Course attendees will receive multiple precedents, as well as a course workbook.

This course is approved for two (2) American Translators Association Continuing Education points.
Program
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* How to effectively frame and organize legal writing
* Basic grammar and style rules - using correct grammar to enhance clarity.
* Using plain language.
* Complex language structures in legal documents; the use of the passive voice; reported speech and common collocations in legal discourse; phrasal verbs and prepositions
* The structuring of: letters of advice, legal opinions, letters-before-action, reports, memorandums, e-mails and legal briefs;
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Virtual platform system requirements
For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
• Required: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 – Leopard® or newer
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Required: Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

Recommendations

• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
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Trainer
 Suzanne Deliscar    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Suzanne Deliscar is both a lawyer and a Spanish and French to English translator. A graduate of McMaster University with a Combined Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Latin American Studies, and a minor in Science, Technology and Public Policy in 2000, Ms. Deliscar went on to obtain a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Windsor Faculty of Law in 2003. Ms. Deliscar was called to the Bar of the Province of Ontario in 2004 and has been actively practicing law on a full-time basis since that time. As a lawyer-linguist, Suzanne focuses on official document and legal translation, and also trains fellow language professionals in the areas of marketing and legal translation.
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The next live session of "The Language of Legal Correspondence: Reading and Understanding Legal Communications" webinar will be held on May 21, 2013. Seats are still available but are limited to 25 registrants. This webinar has been approved for two (2) American Translators Association Continuing Education (CE) points. Sign up now, as seats are limited: ... See more
The next live session of "The Language of Legal Correspondence: Reading and Understanding Legal Communications" webinar will be held on May 21, 2013. Seats are still available but are limited to 25 registrants. This webinar has been approved for two (2) American Translators Association Continuing Education (CE) points. Sign up now, as seats are limited: http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/7708-the_language_of_legal_correspondence:_reading_and_understanding_legal_communicationsCollapse


 

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Save $10 USD on the next live session of "The Language of Legal Correspondence: Reading and Understanding Contracts" webinar to be held on May 21, 2013. Purchase now for $89 USD (regular price $99 USD). Seats are still available but are limited to 25 registrants. This webinar has been approved for two (2) American Translators Association Continuing Education (CE) points. This is a live-only session. Thank you to all who have already registered.

 

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